Child killed in crash

    Houston, Alaska (KINY) A near head on collision claimed a life on the Parks Highway in Houston Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers reported.

    The crash occurred near Milepost 53 around 3:40 pm Wednesday.  Troopers said a 2016 Nissan Rogue being operated by Mark A. Meyer, 57 of Palmer collided with a 2016 Dodge pick-up truck driven by Kole Deneven, 20, of Wasilla.   The report said Deneven crossed the center of the road into the southbound lane of travel and caused the crash.  A child in Meyer's vehicle died when it was ejected upon impact. 
    Troopers said several people were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non life-threatening injuries and the investigation is ongoing.

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