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Subject: Motor Vehicle AccidentDate: 05-18-2011
From: Sgt Chris BurkeCase or Incident: #110518-012
Summary:On May 18, 2010 at about 1813 hours, the Juneau Police Department (JPD) received a report of a single vehicle accident on Glacier Spur Road. The report said that there were injuries.

Capital City Fire and Rescue and Juneau Police Department responded to the area.

Investigation revealed that a grey 2003 Dodge Neon was travelling toward the Glacier at a high rate of speed. The driver, a 39-year-old female local resident, lost control, slid for a distance, left the road, and hit a tree. She was the sole occupant of the vehicle. The driver was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Glacier Spur Road was closed for approximately 1 hour while CCFR and JPD cleared the scene. The driver was given a citation for Driving Without a Valid Drivers License. Alcohol or drug impairment is not a factor. This incident remains under investigation.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***