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UPDATE: The deceased motorist has been identified as Richard Krause, 72, of Willow. NOK have been notified.
On 11/17/19 at approximately 2000 hours Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision at Mile 95 of the Parks Highway. Investigation revealed a motorist operating a sedan had been driving southbound on the Parks Highway in the wrong lane of travel. Road conditions were icy with heavy snowfall. The vehicle collided head-on with a commercial tractor trailer driving northbound. Medics responded and declared the driver of the sedan deceased at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured. Next of kin have not been notified. Investigation continues.
Posted on 11/18/2019 8:23:39 AM by DPS\kemarsh