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Boy killed in Nikiski crash

Posted: March 31, 2012 - 5:14pm  |  Updated: March 31, 2012 - 6:20pm

A young boy was killed in a rollover crash about 4:30 p.m. Friday afternoon in the Nikiski area.

Kale Oren Cramer, 8, and Dezarae Cramer, the driver, were the only two occupants of the vehicle when the wreck occurred at mile one of Neer Road, which connects with Escape Route, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.

“The 8-year-old was ejected from the vehicle and then pinned underneath the vehicle,” Peters said.

Kale died in route to Central Peninsula Hospital and Dezarae sustained only minor injuries, Troopers reported.

Investigation revealed that Kale was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Driver impairment is not suspected as a contributing factor in the crash, but the cause is still unknown, Troopers reported.

Troopers and the Alaska Bureau of Highway Patrol are still investigating the incident. 

A driver who witnessed the wreck turned around and called 911 after coming upon the scene, Peters said.

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kenaiphisher 03/31/12 - 07:19 pm
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Prayers

My prayers are with the Cramer family and the first responders who cared for Kale. The journey to peace and understanding in this tragic time will long and difficult. We as a community have a responsibility to do our part.

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cmchristoffersen 04/01/12 - 10:46 am
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Prayers for the Cramer's. We

Prayers for the Cramer's. We are sorry to hear about your loss. Thank you to the driver that called 911 and to Nikiski Fire Dept. Prayers for you too.

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