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Former legislator, W. Glenn Hackney dies at 97

On Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers reported a collision between a Nissan pickup truck and a silver sedan on Airport Way and University Avenue in Fairbanks.
Published: May. 21, 2022 at 8:36 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Former member of the Alaska legislature W. Glenn Hackney has died.

On Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers reported a collision between a Nissan pickup truck and a silver sedan on Airport Way and University Avenue in Fairbanks. Hackney was later identified as the driver of the pick up.

Hackney and the driver and passenger of the sedan were taken to a local hospital.

Hackney was declared dead on Friday.

He served in the Alaska state legislature from 1973-1980, first in the House and then in the Senate. He was 97 years old.

Troopers are continuing to investigate the collision. No charges or citations have been issued as of Friday.

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