Snow machiner killed in crash

    Gavona, Alaska (KINY) A tractor-trailer collided with the snow machine on the Tok Cutoff Road.

    The deceased is identified as Robin Purvis, age 59 of Gakona. Next of kin has been notified.

    The investigation found the semi-truck was northbound near Milepost 34 when the collision occurred.  The truck driver was not hurt.

    CPR and life saving measures failed as the snow-machiner succumbed to their injuries.

    An autopsy will be performed by the State Medical Examiner and the investigation into the crash continues.



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