Woman fatally injured in Fairbanks rollover

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2003

FAIRBANKS (AP) A Fairbanks woman died from injuries she suffered when her vehicle rolled over Wednesday morning on Chena Hot Springs Road, Alaska State Troopers said.

Leann Sims, 37, was driving a 1999 Subaru west near Mile 21 of Chena Hot Springs Road when the vehicle left the road and rolled over, trapping her under it, troopers said.

The accident was reported at 11:18 a.m., and Sims was flown by helicopter to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital about 12:25 p.m. She died just after 1 p.m., troopers said.

Troopers were still investigating the accident Wednesday afternoon.



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