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 Man Dies in Rollover Accident 


Police Department

Anchorage Police Department

Press Release

March 11, 2014

Contact:  Anita Shell

APD Public Information Officer

786-8664 Office

Subject:  Man Dies in Rollover Accident

Case Number:  14-10012                                                        

Anchorage Police responded to a single vehicle rollover accident shortly after 7AM this morning.  The driver and sole occupant appeared to have lost control on the icy roads at the intersection of Kogru Place and Prudhoe Bay Avenue near Eagle River Road.  The vehicle, a 2010 Ford pickup, left the roadway and rolled over down an embankment.  Witnesses and first responders administered first aid to the victim who was unconscious and having difficulty breathing.  Attempts to revive the victim were unsuccessful.  Medics pronounced the driver dead at about 7:30 AM.

The driver has been identified as 47 year old Russell James of Eagle River.  Next of kin has been notified.



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