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Soldier struck by truck seriously injured

Jan. 30, 2013 - 05:26PM   |   Last Updated: Jan. 30, 2013 - 05:26PM  |  
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say a soldier is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a truck near Salcha.

Troopers say the truck driver, 20-year-old Forrest Hermanns of Tok, was hauling a trailer loaded with logs for sale Tuesday afternoon on the northbound Richardson Highway. Troopers say road conditions were icy when Hermanns' pickup struck an Army Humvee that was turning into a parking lot to the Midway Lodge.

According to troopers, the truck went into the parking lot and struck 20-year-old Zachary New as he exited a parked Humvee. The truck then struck two parked Stryker armored vehicles.

New, who is assigned to Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, was listed in critical condition Wednesday Providence Alaska Medical Center.

Troopers say Hermanns was not injured.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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