Fatal Accident leaves an area of Badger Road closed to motorists

Alaska State Troopers have closed Badger Road in North Pole between Lakloey and Riverview Quick Stop due a fatal motor vehicle accident.

A woman driving a white Jeep SUV was pronounced dead at the scene after the collision.

The other driver had no reported injuries at the time of the accident.

According to Troopers, there has not been a determination as to the exact cause of the accident however; they do say it most likely happened due to the ice and slippery road conditions.

Next of kin has not yet been notified.

Troopers say that motorists can expect long delays between those areas and advise them to take alternate routes.

They also phoned First Student Bus services and parent could expect delays with child drop off as well.