UPDATE: Name released of man killed on the Parks Highway

Alaska State Troopers have released the name of the man killed in a crash that happened on Nov. 17.

Troopers say the driver was 72-year-old Richard Krause.

Original Story
Alaska State Troopers say a driver was going the wrong way on the Parks Highway Sunday night when they hit head-on with a commercial tractor-trailer.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. at milepost 95.

AST says road conditions were icy with heavy snowfall at the time.

Medics responded and declared the driver of the sedan died at the scene.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.

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