Nathan James Smith 05-24-09
Three-wheeler crash kills rider near Fox
The Associated Press
Published: May 25th, 2009
FAIRBANKS -- Alaska State Troopers say a 32-year-old man died in an all-terrain-vehicle
accident at Olnes Pond near Fairbanks.
Nathan James Smith was camping with friends at the popular spot off the Elliott
Highway north of Fox on Sunday. He went for a solo ride on his three-wheel ATV about
When he hadn't returned an hour later, a friend went to look for him and discovered
the crash scene on the Alyeska access road to the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
Smith was not wearing a helmet. Troopers say speed and alcohol are believed to be
factors in the crash.