Ambler Man Convicted of Manslaughter

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

A Kotzebue jury convicted an Ambler man Tuesday of manslaughter for the death of an Anchorage pediatrician. 22-year-old Patrick Tickett was snowmachining in November 2008 when he slammed into a dog sled doctor Roger Gollub was driving. The owner of the dog team, Tracey Schaeffer was sitting in the sled at the time. She was severely injured.

Alex Demarban covered the closing arguments in the case yesterday for the Arctic Sounder. He says Gollub had always wanted to try dog sledding.

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