Teenager dies in Juneau traffic collision

JUNEAU — An 18-year-old woman has died in a Juneau traffic collision with a semi- truck that left a 20-year-old man in critical condition.

Juneau police say Jessica Louise Billy was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash reported shortly after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Billy was one of two passengers in a 1999 Honda CRV driven by an 18-year-old man.

Police say the Honda was heading south on Yandukin Road when it went to turn left onto Old Dairy Road. Police say the Honda failed to stop for an oncoming semi-truck.

The 20-year-old man who was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries was a passenger in the Honda.

The 45-year-old driver of the truck was not injured.

Police say the investigation of the crash continues.

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