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Anchorage police release name of pedestrian killed by pickup

January 2, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of the pedestrian killed in a crash on the city’s south side.

Police say 38-year-old Kasey Turner of Anchorage died Monday.

Patrol officers just after 5:30 p.m. took a call that a pedestrian had been struck on the service road parallel to the Seward Highway between O’Malley Road and Dimond Boulevard.

Officers determined that a northbound pickup struck Turner as he walked on the road shoulder.

Responders transported Turner to a hospital, where he died.

The pickup driver and a passenger were not injured. Their names were not released immediately as police continued their investigation.

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