Woman dies in head on crash in Anchor Point

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - An Anchor Point woman was declared deceased at the scene by authorities Friday afternoon following a head on car collision.

    On Friday afternoon at about 12:13, Alaska State Troopers received a call that reported a two vehicle head-on collision near mile 162 of the Sterling Highway.

    A Dodge pickup truck and a Kia SUV had struck head-on in the southbound lane of the highway.

    The driver of the pickup truck was complaining of back and chest pain and was transported to South Peninsula Hospital for treatment.

    The driver of the SUV, later identified as 56-year-old Bertha Sargeant of Anchor Point, was found deceased at the scene when EMS and AST arrived.

    Next of kin have been notified.

    Troopers said the crash is an on-going investigation and if anyone has further information regarding this incident please contact the Alaska State Troopers at 907-262-4453.

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