ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A motorcyclist killed in a weekend crash on the Seward Highway was a 16-year-old student at South High School in Anchorage.
Alaska State Troopers say the biker killed near Girdwood was Emily Tredway, a junior at South High.
Anchorage television station KTVA (http://bit.ly/2wVxabX) reports troopers on Saturday afternoon received a call of a crash on the highway just north of the Alyeska Highway.
Investigators determined the teen was traveling south when she lost control and struck a guardrail.
She was pronounced dead at an Anchorage hospital.
Her family said she was an experienced rider who had participated in a trip across the country.
Troopers continue to investigate the crash.
Information from: KTVA-TV, http://www.ktva.com