Anchorage police searching for suspect in deadly hit-and-run

Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after one person died from injuries sustained in a collision early Monday morning.
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 8:12 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run suspect after one person died from injuries sustained in a collision early Monday morning.

According to the Anchorage Police Department, police and medics responded to the 4800 block of Spenard Road shortly before 12:30 a.m.

Anchorage police said the vehicle fled the scene of the collision.

Police are asking anyone with information or surveillance footage of the hit-and-run to contact the APD dispatch at 311, Option 1, or (907) 786-8900 (dial 0).

Spenard Road was closed from International Airport Road to Wisconsin Street after the incident, but has since reopened.

Next-of-kin notifications are underway.