Two dead after head-on collision on Parks highway

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Two people have been confirmed deceased after a head-on two vehicle collision that took place earlier today at mile 185 of the Parks Highway, south of Cantwell. According to Trooper dispatch, two other patients with serious injuries are being evacuated. The crash was called in at 3:01 p.m., and at least one Life-Med air ambulance was on the way by 3:40. The highway is closed, and as of news time, troopers do not know when it will re-open. This is a developing story, and we will have more information as it becomes available.