Alaska News

Monday, August 3, 2020

Child dies after ATV flips over near Sutton

An eight-year-old died after an all-terrain vehicle flipped on the Eska Mine trail near Sutton, a Sunday Alaska State Troopers dispatch said. On Saturday night, troopers received a report of an ATV rollover collision seven miles up the Eska Mine trail. The initial report indicated the child was ejected from the ATV when it flipped. The child, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident, died of their injuries, the dispatch said. Troopers, Alaska Wildlife Troopers, LifeMed, Palmer and Butte fire departments responded to the scene. Alcohol is not a suspected factor, the dispatch said. The investigation is ongoing.
KTVA-TV CBS 11 Anchorage

Friday, July 31, 2020

Two Dead and One Injured in Parks Highway Head-On Collision near Houston

On Thursday morning Alaska State Troopers released the names of the two victims who lost their lives in a fatal head-on collision that occurred on the Parks Highway on Tuesday evening as 65-year-old Michael Price and 50-year-old Ester Price, both of Wasilla. The name of the injured party was also released as 38-year-old Christopher Mohar of Houston. Mat-Com dispatch received a 911 call at 7:38 pm on Tuesday evening reporting a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a 2012 Dodge 1500 pickup at mile 54 of the Parks Highway near Hawk Lane. As the call was being made, a member of the Houston Fire Department arrived at the scene to find the two occupants of the Honda deceased at the scene. Mohar, the driver of the Dodge was found to have sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Mat-Su Regional for treatment of his injuries.
Alaska Native News

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