Wasilla woman dies in 2-car crash southwest of city
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 20-year-old Wasilla woman died in a two-car crash southwest of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say Payton Petersen died Tuesday morning in a crash at 10 Mile Knik-Goose Bay Road.
Troopers took a call on the crash just after 8 a.m.
Investigators say Peterson was driving a compact car at high speed when she lost control and skidded into oncoming traffic.
Her car collided with a pickup driven by 52-year-old Michael Moritz of Wasilla.
Petersen was not wearing a seat belt. She died at the scene.
Moritz was taken by ambulance to a hospital for evaluation.