1 dead in head-on Parks Highway crash
A Fairbanks man is dead after a head-on collision in Healy.
Alaska State Troopers responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash on the Parks Highway near mile post 254 in the Denali Borough south of Fairbanks. The call came in around 6:20 Saturday evening.
The initial investigation indicates that 31-year-old Justin Yurong, of Fairbanks, was driving a 2016 Jeep Cherokee southbound when he crossed the centerline and struck a motor home driven by 67-year-old Jack Gannon, of Spokane, Washington.
Yurong, the sole occupant of the Jeep, was pronounced deceased on the scene. No passengers inside the motor home reported any injuries, however, both the Jeep and motor home are considered total losses.