Commercial Driver on Dalton Highway Rolls after Medical Emergency Thursday



Alaska State Troopers were alerted to a commercial vehicle rollover on the Dalton Highway with a fatality on Thursday morning.

After being contacted concerning the accident at 8:12 am, troopers responded to the location at mile 11 of the highway, AST opened an investigation into the incident. The preliminary investigation determined that 47-year-old Kendall Baukol had suffered a medical emergency while traveling the highway.

During his medical emergency, Baukol’s vehicle left the roadway at a slow speed and rolled along the side of the highway.

Troopers believe that no foul play was involved in Baukol’s death.