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Anchorage Police Department
Friday February 9th, 2018 :: 08:57 a.m. AKST


Fatal vehicle collision investigation; Glenn Hwy

On 2/8/18 at 11:08 p.m., Dispatch received a report of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the Glenn Highway with its headlights off near the Birchwood Road exits.
The preliminary investigation found the driver of a 4-door sedan was traveling outbound on the Glenn Highway using the inbound lanes. The adult male driver struck a pick-up truck head-on and then struck a car. He was declared dead at the scene. The adult male driver and adult female passenger of the truck were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The three adult males inside the car were not injured.

The collision occured between the Birchwood Road exits.
The cause of the collision is under investigation.
APD Case: 18-5762

Anchorage Police Department
4501 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-786-8900

MJ Thim
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