Bike rider killed in Anchorage intersection

Posted: Thursday, July 02, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Witnesses told police a bicycle rider was talking on his cell phone when he ran a red light Tuesday afternoon at an Anchorage intersection and was struck by an SUV.

The man was fatally injured in the accident at Tudor and Elmore. He died at a hospital.

Police have identified the victim as 44-year-old Jason Hustead of Anchorage. Police say no citations will be issued, and the investigation indicated he failed to obey a traffic signal.

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