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AST: 1 dead, 1 injured in head-on collision along Old Glenn Highway

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 1:30 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A head-on collision along Old Glenn Highway resulted in a death and left another with non-life-threatening injuries on Wednesday, according to Alaska State Troopers.

As of Wednesday afternoon, It is unclear what caused the crash.

On that day, at around 6:41 a.m., a trooper dispatch said AST was notified that a pickup truck and compact vehicle collided near mile 7 of the highway.

Troopers said they responded to the crash immediately.

At the scene, troopers found a man dead inside the compact vehicle. The pickup truck driver was found injured and then transported to a Matanuska-Susitna Borough hospital.

The state medical examiner took the deceased body for examination while troopers continue their investigation, the dispatch said.

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