Charges filed in fatal motorcycle crash

    Sterling, Alaska (KINY) Troopers charged the driver of a Chevrolet pickup with vehicular manslaughter in a traffic death on July 19th.

    Aprile Cresap, 53, of Sterling was also charged with DUI.  Michael Corteg, 60 of Sterling, died in the accident at Joyful Circle and Peaceful Lane.

    Alaska State Troopers said it appeared that the pickup was attempting a left turn and pulled into the path of the motorcycle.  Both operators tried to avoid a collision but the motorcycle struck the front passenger side of the truck.  Corteg was ejected from the bike and died at the scene.  Troopers said the victim was wearing his helmet.

     

     

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