Retired Alaska State Trooper Dallas Massie, the former chairman for District 12 Republicans, was killed Thursday night in after his truck was struck by another truck. He was 72 years old.
The collision occurred at Lamont Way and Tweed Court in Wasilla around 6 pm, according to a trooper report. The other driver has non-life-theatening injuries. Both men were taken to Mat-Su Regional Hospital.
Massie’s son Doug is the director of Alaska Wildlife Troopers.
Dallas was a well-known State Trooper who was respected in the law enforcement community and who had served as the police chief of Nome after retiring from the Troopers.