Police identify motorcyclist killed in collision with van near Midtown

Published: Jun. 24, 2021 at 7:03 AM AKDT|Updated: Jun. 25, 2021 at 11:49 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police have identified the person killed in a crash at the intersection of Arctic Boulevard and West International Airport Road this week.

Tom Lee, 34, died despite life-saving measures after a van crashed into his motorcycle early Thursday morning, according to an updated community alert from the Anchorage Police Department.

An initial investigation by police found that the woman driving the van had run the red light at the intersection while Lee was driving through a green light, police said. The road was temporarily closed while police investigated.

The woman stayed at the scene and cooperated with police, according to the alert. No arrests have been made at this time, but charges could be forthcoming, police said.

Lee’s family has been notified of his death.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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