Woman dies in car accident near Sand Lake
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A woman has died in a car accident at the intersection of West Dimond Boulevard and Jewel Lake Road, according to Anchorage police.
According to police, a Ford F350 pickup truck was traveling eastbound on Dimond Boulevard when it struck a Chevrolet Impala traveling in the opposite direction. The Impala had attempted to make a left turn when it was struck by the pickup truck, resulting in injuries to both occupants of the Impala. The driver of the F350 was not injured and cooperated with investigators at the scene.
Police identified the female passenger — who died in the collision — as 56-year-old Janice Alpiak on Thursday, and said next of kin have been notified.
Both Alpiak and the male driver of the Impala were taken to a hospital. Police wrote that the male driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Alpiak died in the hospital.
Eastbound lanes of West Dimond Boulevard at the intersection of Jewel Lake Road remain closed while the major collision investigation unit completes work on the scene.
This article has been updated with additional information.
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