Commercial Driver on Dalton Highway Rolls after Medical Emergency Thursday

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 […]

One Dead in Fairbanks Trooper/Officer-Involved Shooting Saturday Night

One Dead in Fairbanks Trooper/Officer-Involved Shooting Saturday Night

Fairbanks-based troopers revealed that troopers and Fairbanks Airport police shot and killed a suspect in a trooper/officer-involved shooting on Saturday night. Troopers received a call reporting a disturbance at the La Quinta Inn in Fairbanks at 9:22 pm on Saturday night and responded to the scene. According to the report, the suspect was causing a […]

Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

On Thursday morning AST released the names of the pilot and passenger who died in the crash of a Cessna 185 outside of Chitina near the Wrangell-St.Elias National Park following positive ID by the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage. Identified were 45-year-old Christopher Maize, of Glennallen/Anchorage, the pilot, and passenger 36-year-old Andrew Broders of […]

One Succumbs to Cold, One Missing, and One Survives in Chignik Lake Capsize Saturday Afternoon

One Succumbs to Cold, One Missing, and One Survives in Chignik Lake Capsize Saturday Afternoon

AST revealed that five Chignik Lake residents were rescued while one body was recovered and one remains missing after a tragic Saturday afternoon incident there. At 3:16 pm on Saturday afternoon, Fairbanks troopers were alerted that a skiff with three aboard had capsized while transporting a snow machine on its bow after encountering a wave […]

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