Troopers investigate shooting death along highway

PALMER — A Palmer man was found shot and killed along the Glenn Highway.

Alaska State Troopers say the body of 45-year-old Frank Pushruk was found near Mile 52.

Troopers took a call on the shooting just before midnight Wednesday.

Troopers are calling the incident a homicide.

Mile 52 is roughly halfway between Palmer and Sutton.

An autopsy has been ordered.

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