Hoonah car crash leaves one dead

Downtown Hoonah.
Downtown Hoonah. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld/Coastalaska)

The cause of a Friday crash in Hoonah that left one man dead and another injured is still under investigation. According to Alaska State Troopers, 23-year-old Jeffery Turner of Tampa Bay, Florida, was killed after the vehicle he was in rolled over.

A trooper dispatch said Turner’s body would be sent to the state medical examiner for an autopsy. The other occupant, 24-year-old Dylan Wiard of Juneau, was injured in the crash and transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment.

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