Man dies in crash south of Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — An 82-year-old man died Sunday in a crash on the Seward Highway south of Potter Marsh.

Anchorage police say Robert Brooks died in the crash north of McHugh Creek.

Police at 10:25 a.m. took calls reporting a crash between a pickup and a sport utility vehicle. Callers said one driver had been ejected.

Police say Brooks was behind the wheel of a northbound SUV and apparently lost control. It slid across the centerline into the path of the truck and he was thrown from the smaller vehicle.

Police say icy fog and slick roads were present.

The driver of the pickup was taken to a hospital by ambulance with injuries that police say are not life-threatening.

CONTACT US

  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

 

More

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 07:37

Ballot measures gather, one year from 2018 election

The 2018 election is a year away, but candidates are already starting to file for office.

Read more

Murkowski: Flexibility needed for Trump’s ‘Buy America’ plan

KETCHIKAN — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has said that President Donald Trump’s “Buy America” plan needs flexibility when it comes to government-funded projects like the... Read more