Parks Highway reopens near Talkeetna after fatal head-on collision Friday
A Friday collision south of Talkeetna killed one person and closed the Parks Highway, according to Alaska State Troopers.
The initial report came in just after 11 a.m for “a head-on collision involving two motor vehicles” near Mile 89 of the highway. A LifeMed helicopter was on the scene, AST spokesman Tim DeSpain said.
DeSpain said just after 2 p.m. a single fatality had been reported in the crash.
A later update from troopers identified the vehicles involved were a 2016 Toyota Camry and a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck.
The road was reopened at 4:30 p.m., according to DeSpain.
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout the day.
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