Florida man dies in traffic crash on southeast Alaska island

    Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a Florida man killed last week in a traffic crash on a southeast Alaska island.

    HOONAH, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a Florida man killed last week in a traffic crash on a southeast Alaska island.

    Troopers say 23-year-old Jeffery Turner of Tampa Bay died in the crash in Hoonah (HOO-nah).

    A Juneau man, 24-year-old Dylan Wiard, was injured in the crash.

    Hoonah police just before 5:30 a.m. Friday called in troopers after finding an overturned vehicle on Long Island Road.

    Hoonah is a village of 785 about 40 miles west of Juneau on Chichagof (CHICH-a-gawf) Island.

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