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Anchorage Police Department
Wednesday January 2nd, 2019 :: 09:41 a.m. AKST

Advisory

Update: Fatal Traffic Investigation; Brayton Drive; Victim identified

Update:
Next of kin procedures have been completed.

The victim has been identified as Kasey Turner (38-years-old).

Original:
On 12/31/18 at 5:32 p.m., Officers with the Patrol Division were dispatched to Brayton Drive between Dimond Boulevard and O'Malley Road in reference to a vehicle vs. pedestrian collision.
 
The preliminary investigation found that a maroon pickup truck was traveling northbound on Brayton Drive approaching Dimond Boulevard. An adult male pedestrian was walking along the shoulder of the road near the 9400 block of Brayton Drive when the adult male driver struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital; he died as a result of his injuries shortly thereafter. The driver and passenger of the truck were not injured. Impairment is not believed to be a factor at this time.
 
The northbound lanes at the 9400 block of Brayton Drive remain temporarily closed while APD's Traffic Unit investigates the scene. Please use alternative routes.

Anyone with information, including surveillance video, about this investigation is asked to call Dispatch at 311.

APD Case: 18-52625

Address/Location
Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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

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