Anchorage police release name of pedestrian struck, killed

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A pedestrian struck and killed on a busy Anchorage street was a man from an interior Alaska village.

    Anchorage police say 58-year-old Steven Whitley of Holy Cross died Tuesday night.

    Whitley shortly after 8 p.m. was walking on C Street between Tudor and International Airport roads.

    Police say he was not in a crosswalk as he stepped into oncoming traffic. A sport utility vehicle headed north struck Whitely.

    The driver attempted life-saving measures. Medics declared Whitely dead at the scene.

     

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