Wasilla police release name of man killed in highway crash
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A man killed in a three-car Parks Highway crash south of Wasilla was a 77-year-old resident of Big Lake.
Wasilla police say Edward Swanson was a passenger in a car driven by 75-year-old Donna Swanson of Big Lake that was struck by a driver who ran a red light.
Anchorage television station KTVA reports the crash occurred shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday at the highway’s intersection with Church Road.
Wasilla police say 28-year-old Glen Hamilton III did not stop for the traffic signal, entered the highway at high speed and struck Swanson’s car and a pickup driven by 44-year-old Rene Grant.
Edward Swanson died at the scene.
Hamilton was taken into custody on warrants for vehicle theft and failure to appear in burglary, theft and assault cases.
Information from: KTVA-TV, http://www.ktva.com
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