State Trooper Reports

Dec. 31

Alaska State Troopers at 12:14 a.m. went to a car rollover near Mile 52 Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing. The driver had left the scene before troopers arrived. Troopers said a 35-year-old Ninilchik woman was the driver and that she had a suspended driver’s license for failure to maintain liability insurance. Troopers cited her for driving while license suspended and failure to give immediate notice of an accident.

Jan. 6

Troopers and Homer Volunteer Fire Department medics went to a car crash with injuries at East End Road and Seaside Farms Drive. Troopers said a 58-year-old Homer woman failed to yield when she made a left-hand turn onto East End Road. A truck heading east and driven by a 31-year-old Homer man hit the woman’s car. The woman had minor injuries and was taken to South Peninsula Hospital. The man was checked by medics and not injured. Troopers cited the woman for failure to yield the right of way.

Troopers at noon went to a two-car crash near Mile 13 East End Road. Troopers said a 49-year-old Homer man driving a Ford pickup failed to yield when he entered East End Road. The man hit a Chevrolet pickup driven by a 36-year-old Homer man. Kachemak Emergency Services responded. The younger man had minor injuries but was not taken to the hospital. 

Jan. 9

Troopers at 7:27 p.m. went to an address of Kingsley Road in Ninilchik for an unconscious 75-year-old Ninilchik man. Troopers started CPR on the man until EMTs arrived. The man could not be revived and was declared dead due to natural causes. No foul play was suspected. Next of kin was at the scene.