- Associated Press - Tuesday, November 5, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An early morning high-speed crash of a sport utility vehicle on one of Anchorage’s busiest streets left a man dead and two women seriously injured.

A fourth person in the SUV is missing.

Anchorage police and firefighters at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday received a report of an SUV northbound on Minnesota Drive that had crashed into the east side of Westchester Lagoon.


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The four people inside were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene. The two women were rushed to a hospital.



Police say a dive search team looked for the fourth victim in the lagoon.

Police closed northbound lanes until shortly before 6 a.m.

Minnesota Drive is the primary thoroughfare into downtown Anchorage on the city’s west side.

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