German man dies in crash with semi on remote Alaska highway
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a man from Germany died in a crash on a remote stretch of highway.
Troopers say 58-year-old Jurgen Klos of Dortmund died early Tuesday night in a crash at Mile 95 Parks Highway. The crash site is about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) south of the turnoff to Talkeetna in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
Troopers say the cause of the crash is undetermined but that a compact sport utility vehicle driven by Klos may have crossed the centerline.
The SUV crashed into a tanker truck driven by 60-year-old Dale Ax of Big Lake.
Klos died at the scene. A passenger was flown to Providence Alaska Medical Center for evaluation.
The driver of the semi was not injured.
An earlier version of this story misspelled Dortmund.