Victim hit by vehicle in Spenard identified by police

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Published: Aug. 7, 2021 at 8:35 AM AKDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2021 at 8:16 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Anchorage Police Department has identified the man who died after he was hit by a vehicle near the intersection of Minnesota Drive and Spenard Road.

The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Jesse L. Higgins, Jr.

According to a community alert Saturday, police say Higgins was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The collision was first reported just after 4 a.m. Saturday.

As for the driver, APD says they remained at the scene and were cooperative with officers.

Southbound lanes of Minnesota were closed for a few hours but were reopened just before 8 a.m. Saturday.

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