Juneau resident Ryan West, 25, was indicted by a grand jury on Friday for second-degree murder following a single-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of 19-year-old passenger Gabriel Carte.
West will be arraigned Thursday in Juneau Superior Court.
The charge of murder in the second degree is an unclassified felony punishable by a fine of up to $500,000 and a maximum of 99 years in jail.
West has been jailed at the Lemon Creek Correctional Center with no bail.
The accident occurred June 6 near Mile 35 of the Glacier Highway.