2 drivers dead, 4 children injured in SE AK crash

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Two drivers are dead and four children were injured following a vehicle collision Thursday on southeast Alaska’s Prince of Wales Island, Alaska State Troopers said.

The troopers in an online dispatch said a preliminary investigation indicated that one of the drivers, whom they identified as 35-year-old Jennifer Dietrick of Naukati, crossed the double-yellow line of Thorne Bay Road, causing a head-on collision. The other vehicle was driven by Kerri Hansen, 33, of Thorne Bay, troopers said. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.



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