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California man dies in collision near Fairbanks

  • Author: Associated Press
  • Updated: December 23, 2019
  • Published December 23, 2019

FAIRBANKS — A California man died in a traffic collision near Fairbanks and three other people were injured.

Alaska State Troopers say 30-year-old Yunzhi Wang died shortly after his arrival at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital after the Friday afternoon crash.

Troopers say Wang was among four people in a Subaru Forester that failed to yield at a stop sign at on Hardluck Drive at Murphy Dome Road.

According to troopers, the Subaru collided with a pickup truck. The driver and only occupant in the truck was not injured.

Troopers say Wang and the other three people in the Subaru were transferred to the Fairbanks hospital.

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