Richardson Highway Crash Kills North Pole Motorist

Early Thursday morning around 3 o'clock, Alaska State Troopers received a report of a motor vehicle collision.

The collision took place at Mile 342 of the Richardson Highway.
The report stated that there were injuries on-site.

31-year-old Patrick Smith of North Pole was ejected from his vehicle during the crash.
Medics arrived on scene and administered CPR, but Smith succumbed to his injuries.

Next of kin have been notified, and the investigation into the crash continues.