Two car crash claims life

    Wasilla, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers said Payton Petersen, 20, lost control of a 2007 Ford Focus and died at the scene.

    The Focus skidded into oncoming traffic and collided with a 2006 Chevrolet Pickup driven by Michael Moritz, 52, Troopers said.  Speed was believed to be a factor in the crash, Troopers added.

    The crash report said Peterson was not wearing a seat belt.

    Moritz was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

    The accident occurred near mile 10 of Knik Goose Bay Road, Troopers said.



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