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Fairbanks resident dies in Elliot Highway crash

August 28, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 59-year-old Fairbanks resident has died in a single-vehicle crash on the Elliot Highway.

Troopers say Jackie Lester was driving north in a Toyota Tundra when the vehicle veered off the road and overturned.

Lester died at the scene.

Troopers were notified of the crash shortly before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The body is being sent to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

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