Authorities say a diver has died near Glacier Bay National Park

    An area near Glacier Bay National Park. (KINY file photo)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - A diver has died in waters near Glacier Bay National Park.

    Early Wednesday a diver died in the waters off the outer coast of Glacier Bay National Park, according to National Park Service officials.

    The diver was working off a vessel operating under a research permit in Torch Bay, north of Cape Spencer.

    The U.S. Coast Guard and NPS officials are conducting a joint investigation of the incident.

    Information about the diver is not available pending notification of next of kin.

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