- Associated Press - Saturday, September 20, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say a 54-year-old man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run early Saturday.

Police say a red Honda Civic struck and killed Guy Merculief as he walked across an avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers obtained witness accounts of the car and were able to find the Honda parked. They also spotted the driver walking away from the car.

The suspect was identified as 22-year-old Pao Yang. He was arrested on charges of operating under the influence and manslaughter.

Police say the driver provided a breathalyzer sample two times the legal limit for alcohol.



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