One man has died and another is in serious condition after a collision occurred in Nikiski Friday morning, according to a dispatch from Alaska State Troopers.
Alexander Henry, 25, of Nikiski, was traveling northbound in a 2015 Ford Fiesta on the Kenai Spur Highway at approximately 8 a.m. Friday when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a 2007 Dodge Ram Pickup near Mile 16 of the highway, just before Miller Loop Road. Henry was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene by troopers. Next of kin and the State Medical Examiner have been notified, according to the dispatch.
The driver of the Dodge Ram sustained life-threatening injuries and was flown by Life-Med to an Anchorage Hospital. Investigation into the collision is ongoing.