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Whale Watching and LeConte Glacier Tours based out of Petersburg Alaska

By Ben Muir 

State prosecutors allege Allen refused treatment for known a seizure disorder


The Alaska Office of Special Prosecutions issued a press release on Tuesday addressing the murder and manslaughter charges against 24-year-old William Christopher Allen, the driver of a vehicle that landed upside down after running off a Petersburg road on July 4, 2016, killing two and injuring one.

The state alleges that Allen was driving a Borough-owned van moments before the crash, despite warnings from doctors not to drive because of a seizure disorder that was “well-known” and “well-documented,” according to Assistant Attorney General Andrew Peterson, who wrote the release.


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