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No death in Spur accident

Posted: June 7, 2013 - 10:43am  |  Updated: June 7, 2013 - 7:33pm

A passenger car crossed over the center line on the Kenai Spur Highway and collided with a tractor trailer truck at 9:15 a.m. today in front of the Salvation Army in Kenai, according to the Kenai Police Department.

There are no deaths as a result of the head-on collision, Kenai Police Sgt. Scott McBride said.

The 20-year-old male driving the 2008 Pontiac is being treated at Central Peninsula Hospital, McBride said.

“He was conscious and talking to the medics,” McBride said.

The 37-year-old male driver of the 2009 Peterbilt tractor trailer truck is uninjured, McBride said.

Traffic was initially diverted, but the highway was reopened at about 10:20 a.m., McBride said.

The Kenai Police Department is still actively investigating the accident. No names can be released at this point.

 

Dan Schwartz can be reached at daniel.schwartz@peninsulaclarion.com 

 

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alaska 06/07/13 - 12:15 pm
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Probably texting. Time to

Probably texting. Time to put the phone down & drive.

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Seafarer 06/08/13 - 06:49 pm
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To alaska:

"Probably texting". Will we ever know? The Clarion is not known for it's follow-ups.

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hotwheels 06/09/13 - 03:53 pm
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there was spice in the car

there was spice in the car and he had a lighter in his hand...the witnesses said they thought he was passed out. He is lucky to be alive!

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