BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, WA. (THECOUNT) — Sean Wall, Washington State Ferries Wenatchee chief engineer, died suddenly while on-duty Wednesday, the company said.

Wall experienced some kind of a “health emergency” while on watch at about 11:30 a.m. and that crew and first responders attempted to resuscitate him but were unsuccessful, say officials.


Wall’s cause of death is being investigated, according to kitsapsun.

Wall had been employed with Washington State Ferries for almost 35 years.


Geo quick facts: Bainbridge Island is a small city in western Washington state. It’s connected to Seattle by ferry. The forested Bloedel Reserve has landscaped gardens and trails. Nearby, coastal Fay Bainbridge Park and Campground features an east-facing beach with views of the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, in an eco-friendly building, offers rotating exhibitions by contemporary local artists – wikipedia.