1 person dead in semi-truck collision on Parks Highway
One person is dead after a vehicle collision with a semi-truck, Alaska State Troopers say.
The crash happened around 7:41 p.m. Tuesday near Mile 95 of Parks Highway, troopers said in a statement. The driver of the vehicle was 58-year-old Jurgen Klos of Dortmund, Germany. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
Troopers say Klos had a passenger who was airlifted to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage for further evaluation. The severity of the passenger's injuries are not known at this time.
The State Medical Examiner's Office released Klos' body to Legacy Funeral Home. According to troopers, the driver of the semi-truck did not have any injuries.
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