Body of 22-year-old found on Parks Highway

Posted: Monday, May 18, 2009

WASILLA - Alaska State Troopers have launched an investigation into the death of a 22-year-old Wasilla man whose body was found on the Parks Highway.

Troopers say Scott L. Johnson of Wasilla was found dead by a passer-by about 3:30 a.m. Friday.

The body was lying face down in the southbound lane of the highway, near the Vine Road intersection outside Wasilla.

Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says Johnson's motorcycle was found in nearby bushes off the road, a helmet placed on the handlebars.

Troopers are urging anyone with information to contact them. An autopsy will be conducted.

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