Fatal motorcycle accident reported

    Sterling, Alaska (KINY) Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as Michael Corteg, 60 of Sterling.

    Corteg was killed when a pickup truck making a left turn pulled into his path at the intersection of Joyfull Circle and Peacefull Lane.  Troopers said both operators tried to take evasive action to avoid the collision.

    Mr. Corteg was ejected upon impact and landed on the road.  Troopers said he died at the scene.  He was wearing a helmet.  The crash remained under investigation.


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