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Location: Mat-Su West
Type: MVC-F x 2

Dispatch Text:

UPDATE: The names of the decedents are Michael Price, 65, and Esther Price, 50, both of Wasilla. Their next of kin has been notified. The driver of the other vehicle is identified as Christopher Mohar, 38 of Houston. Investigation continues.

Update: on 7/29/2020 at approximately 1300 hours, AST will be operating a UAS for approximately one hour.

On 7/28/2020 at approximately 1938 hours, Mat-Com received a 911 report of a head on collision at approximately mile post 54 of the Parks Highway, near Hawk Lane. Approximately at the same time as the 911 call, a member of Houston Fire pulled up on scene. It was reported that a white Honda Accord didn’t negotiate the turn in the road and hit a 2012 Dodge 1500 head on. Two occupants of the Honda were declared deceased on scene. The sole occupant of the Dodge had non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Mat-Su Regional. The Highway is currently down to one lane. The road is expected to fully reopen at approximately 2230 hours. Next of kin for the decedents have not been notified. Investigation continues. 

Posted on 7/28/2020 8:53:47 PM by DPS\mapeters

Posting Section: AK Bureau of Highway Patrol