Cross-Continent Motorcyclist Dies at Intersection

A Japanese motorcyclist on a trans-continental ride was struck and killed by a pickup truck at a Fairbanks intersection Tuesday.  Police say the collision occured on Airport Way and Chushman and the driver of the pickup had the light.  The motorcyclist is identified as Matsuura Toshiaki, age 64.  He and a companion had ridden their motorcycles down from Deadhorse.

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