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Story last updated at 3:23 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Driver goes into Anchor River




Associated Press

A 69-year-old Soldotna driver crashed through a guardrail and landed in the Anchor River. Alaska State Troopers say April Williams was driving a sport utility vehicle south just after 5 p.m. Jan. 15 at Mile 162 Sterling Highway when she lost control.

The SUV crossed the northbound lane, crashed through the barrier and plunged into the river. A wildlife trooper witnessed the crash. He stopped and helped Williams out of the SUV.

She wore a seat belt and was not injured.

Troopers say she was cited for speeding.

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