Ft. Wainwright Soldier Killed in Car Accident on Parks Highway

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A Fort Wainwright soldier was killed on Friday from a head-on collision involving two vehicles at Mile 89 of the Parks Highway between Talkeetna and Willow. 20-year-old Prentice Letroy Lewis-Rankin was pronounced dead on the scene, according to a press release from U.S. Army Alaska. Lewis-Rankin was a 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team soldier assigned to Fort Wainwright since May of 2018.
The accident is under investigation.