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Location: Fairbanks
Type: Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Dispatch Text:

On 09/12/2021 at approximately 1634 hours, Alaska State Troopers Dispatch in Fairbanks received a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck at mile 94 of the Steese Highway. Investigation revealed the driver of the motorcycle was attempting to pass a pickup truck as the truck was making a turn. The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Fredrick Schenk, age 76 of Central, Alaska. After approximately an hour and a half of life saving measures by Good Samaritans on scene, Schenk succumbed to his injuries. DOT&PF from the Montana Creek station assisted with traffic control. Next of kin has been notified.

Posted on 9/13/2021 9:51:49 AM by DPS\tjdespain

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