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Troopers release driver’s name in fatal Parks Highway crash

May 30, 2018

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a woman killed when her sport utility vehicle was struck from behind on the Parks Highway west of Wasilla.

The impact caused the SUV to roll late Tuesday afternoon and 71-year-old Pat Buchanan of Wasilla was ejected. She died at the scene.

A woman with a revoked driver’s license was at the wheel of a sedan that struck the SUV.

Troopers say a warrant had been issued for the sedan driver for failure to appear for a hearing on an original charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Troopers impounded both vehicles.

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