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Boy, 8, killed in Fairbanks vehicle collision

Posted: Monday, January 21, 2002

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy was killed in a head-on collision in Fairbanks Sunday night.

Collin Turner of Fairbanks was riding in a truck driven by Nathan Turner, 29, when the truck collided head on with another pickup truck on Chena Pump Road shortly before 6 p.m., Alaska State Troopers said.

The boy died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.

Troopers said Nathan Turner and the occupants of the other pickup truck were taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital where they were treated and released.

Alaska State Troopers were continuing to investigate the cause of the accident.



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