Dog musher suffers injuries in crash with snowmachine

Published: Mar. 4, 2020 at 11:51 AM AKST
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A dog musher participating in an event near Galena was injured when she was struck by a snowmachine.

Kirsten Bey, 64, of Nome, was flown from Galena to Fairbanks with what Alaska State Troopers called “significant” injuries.

Bey on Sunday night was participating in the Serum Run. After leaving Ruby, she was hit about 5 miles (8 kilometers) outside of Galena.,

Another participant in the Serum Run transported her to Galena by snowmachine.

Troopers received word of the crash Monday.

The driver of the snowmachine who struck Bey later contacted troopers and is cooperating with the investigation, troopers said.

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