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Subject: Fatality Collision - Glacier HighwayDate: 05-14-2018 07:46:51
From: Erann Kalwara - JPD PIOCase or Incident: #180514-017
Summary: At 5:20pm on May 14, 2018, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on Glacier Highway near the Brotherhood Bridge.

Capital City Fire/Rescue, Juneau Police officers and Alaska State Troopers responded to the collision. The roadway near Vintage Boulevard was completely closed to through-traffic for approximately an hour and 15 minutes.

Bystanders started CPR and CCF/R continued those efforts when they arrived on scene. The pedestrian, a 23 year old Juneau woman, succumbed to her injuries and was declared deceased at the scene.

The vehicle involved was a blue 1991 Chevy truck operated by a 60 year old Haines man.

At the time of this release, officers are still at the scene. One lane of the roadway has been opened to through-traffic. The case is still 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 ***