Woman killed when she jumps from pickup

    Naukati, Alaska (KINY) Alaska State Troopers said Trinity Kriener, 26, of Klawock died in the incident.

    Troopers reported that George Huffine, 44, of Klawock was charged with DUI and manslaughter in the incident.  They add that Huffine was driving a 2005 Toyota Tundra south bound on Boundry Road.  The couple was having an argument and Huffine stated Kriener leapt from the vehicle and was ran over by the rear tires of the truck.

    Troopers went on to report that the accident occurred near Mile Post 75.  Kriener died while being transported to the Klawock Clinic.  The State Medical Examiner will perform an autopsy and the investigation into the death continues.

    Anyone with information who had spoken to either of the occupants earlier in the day near the area of Red Bay or El Capitan are asked to call Prince of Wales State Troopers at (907) 826-2918.

     

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