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Pickup Collides With Downed Tree, Woman Killed


June 01, 2017
Thursday PM

(SitNews) Hydaburg, Alaska - This morning, at approximately 03:46 AM, Alaska State Troopers on Prince of Wales received a report of single vehicle Motor Vehicle Collision near Mile Post 18 of the Hydaburg Hwy.

Initial investigation by the Troopers revealed Gilbert Johnson Jr age 25 of Angoon, was driving a 1995 Chevrolet pickup when it left the roadway and collided with a downed tree.

Johnson, as well as two passengers, were transported to Alicia Roberts Medical Clinic in Klawock.

According to the Alaska State Trooper's Dispatch, Rhonda Peratrovich age 53 of Hydaburg died as a result of her injuries. Next of kin were notified.

The investigation is ongoing.


Editing by Mary Kauffman, SitNews



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Alaska Department of Public Safety



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