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Fairview intersection closed due to collision early Thursday

Published: Dec. 23, 2021 at 6:24 AM AKST|Updated: Dec. 23, 2021 at 8:25 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police are on the scene of a collision at the intersection of East 3rd Avenue and Karluk Street in the Fairview neighborhood.

According to a community alert, police have closed the intersection and are instructing drivers to use alternate routes to travel through the area.

“There was a collision involving one vehicle and a utility pole. Drivers are asked to use an alternate route until the vehicle is towed and the damage to the utility pole can be assessed by Chugach Electric,” Associated Director of Community Relations for APD Sunny Guerin wrote.

The alert was posted at 5:53 a.m., and it is unknown how long the intersection will be closed.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional information.

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