Investigation on-going into fatal accident on Richardson Hwy

Published: Sep. 30, 2020 at 12:19 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - At approximately 4:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon North Pole Police responded to a report of a traffic collision at the intersection of the Richardson Highway and Peridot Street.

The collision occurred between a semi-truck and a 2019 Chevrolet Impala. Medics arrived on the scene and extricated the driver from the Impala, he was then transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for treatment where he later died of his injuries. Next of kin has been notified. The driver of the semi-truck was unharmed in the incident.

North Pole Police, in conjunction with the Alaska State Troopers, and the Division of Commercial Motor Vehicles are conducting an investigation of the accident.

If anyone has any information or witnessed any part of the accident, they are encouraged to call the North Pole Police Department at 907-488-6902.

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