Former Fairbanks DA dies in motorcycle accident

Former Fairbanks District Attorney Mike Gray was killed in a motorcycle accident in the Yukon Territory. A Yukon Coroner’s Office report said that the 64-year-old Gray was headed toward Teslin on the Alaska Highway on Sunday, when he lost control of his motorcycle on the gravel edge of the raid while traveling through a construction zone.

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The Coroner’s office said Gray had left Fairbanks the previous day, headed south to a family gathering in Montana.

Gray, who began his law career in rural Virginia, most recently served as the district attorney for Bethel, and had spent the previous 20 years as a DA in Fairbanks and Kodiak.