Fairbanks man killed in crash on Parks Highway north of Willow

The Parks Highway was shut in both directions Wednesday as authorities tended to a fatal crash near Willow, according to the Department of Public Safety.
Published: Dec. 28, 2022 at 4:32 PM AKST|Updated: Dec. 28, 2022 at 9:09 PM AKST
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WILLOW, Alaska (KTUU) - The Parks Highway was shut in both directions Wednesday as authorities tended to a fatal crash near Willow, according to the Department of Public Safety.

According to troopers, the crash took place at mile 77.5 at around 1:20 p.m. when the driver of a Honda Civic traveling south on the Parks Highway crossed over the center line of the roadway and hit a semi-truck. The driver of the Honda was ejected from the vehicle and was declared dead at the scene, while the driver of the semi was not injured.

Troopers closed both lanes of travel on the Parks Highway until 4:30 p.m. while investigators examined the crash site.

The driver of the Honda has been identified as 36-year-old Kyle Moody of Fairbanks. His body will be taken to the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage.

This story has been updated with additional information.