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Pedestrian dies after being struck by car on Northern Lights

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car on Northern Lights Boulevard
Published: Mar. 25, 2022 at 1:37 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police say a pedestrian is dead after he was struck by a car on Northern Lights Boulevard late Thursday night.

The westbound lanes of East Northern Lights Boulevard between the Seward Highway and Denali Street were shut down for police to investigate, according to a community alert.

According to the Anchorage Police Department, it happened just before 10:30 p.m. near Eagle Street. Police say a Ford F-150 was headed westbound on East Northern Lights when the man attempted to cross the street outside of a crosswalk.

Officers and medics with the Anchorage Fire Department responded, and the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver remained on scene and has been cooperative. No charges have been filed. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.

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