Into death

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The old school bus that has become a shrine to misguided and ill-fated adventurer Chris McCandless appears to have claimed another victim.

Alaska State Troopers say 24-year-old Veramika Maiamava died Thursday trying to cross the Teklanika River to get to the bus that featured in “Into the Wild,” a book by author John Krakauer later made into a movie.

Krakauer in 1996 constructed a story to explain how McCandless ended up dead by starvation in an abandoned bus along the overgrown Stampede Road just north of Denali National Park and Preserve.

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