A Few Weeks After Fatal Hit & Run In Chitina, There's Been Another One: In Delta Junction

Troopers Looking For Information After Finding Man Dead In The Highway At Night  Location:   Delta Junction Type:  Fatal Motor Vehicle Colli...

Troopers Looking For Information After Finding Man Dead In The Highway At Night 

Location: Delta Junction

Type: Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Dispatch Text:

Update: The Alaska State Troopers are asking anyone who has information about a hit and run that killed an adult male near Delta Junction yesterday evening around 10 pm to call (907) 451-5100. 

Evidence at the scene has led Troopers to believe that the suspect vehicle is a dark grey or blue vehicle that continued driving towards Tok after the collision. Additionally, Troopers are asking anyone with dash camera footage from the Alaska Highway East of Delta Junction between 9:30 pm and this morning to contact the Alaska State Troopers at (907) 451-5100. If you have information but would like to remain anonymous, you can submit tips with the AKTips smartphone app or online at https://a.tip411.com/alerts/86381

Original: On 08/29/2023 at about 2218 hours, the Alaska State Troopers received a report of a deceased person in the roadway near milepost 1421 of the Alaska Highway in Delta Junction. Troopers responded. Rural Deltana and Ft. Greely FD responded to assist. Investigation revealed John Emerick, age 47 of Delta Junction was struck by a vehicle which subsequently fled the scene. Next of kin has been notified. Investigation continues. 


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