North Pole woman dead after a single motor vehicle crash on Badger Rd

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers responded to a single motor vehicle crash at Badger Rd and Peede Road on Saturday.
Upon investigation, it was determined that the driver of a 2008 Ford F250 - Crystal C. Kmiec, age 34 of North Pole - lost traction, left the roadway, overturned into the adjacent slough, and became submerged.
According to Trooper Dispatch, Kmiec died as a result of the crash. Authorities say icy road conditions and speed were a major contributor to the crash.
Kmiec's next of kin have been notified.