Eagle River man dies in highway crash

Posted: Sunday, July 06, 2008

ANCHORAGE - A 61-year-old Eagle River man died in a three-vehicle crash on the Seward Highway near Cooper Landing.

Alaska State Troopers said Donald Setters was not wearing a seat belt and died at the crash scene near mile 43 of the highway.

According to troopers, Setters was heading north in a Jeep Cherokee on Thursday night when he crossed onto the southbound roadway for an unknown reason.

Troopers said the Jeep crashed into a southbound Ford Aerostar van driven by 26-year-old JoeAnna Hoogland of Chugiak.

The van veered into a ditch and rolled over to its side, trapping Hoogland. The jeep spun sideways and was hit by a Dodge Ram driven by 21-year-old Paul Popovich of Anchorage.

Troopers said the occupants of the other vehicles were taken to hospitals with varying degrees of injuries.

The investigation of the crash continues.

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