Driver crashes through guardrail into Anchor River

ANCHOR POINT — A 69-year-old Soldotna driver crashed through a guardrail and landed in the Anchor River on the Kenai Peninsula.

 

Alaska State Troopers say April Williams was driving a sport utility vehicle south just after 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mile 162 Sterling Highway when she lost control.

The SUV crossed the northbound lane, crashed through the barrier and plunged into the river.

A wildlife trooper witnessed the crash.

The trooper stopped and helped Williams out of the SUV.

She was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

Troopers say she was cited for speeding.

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