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A woman died Saturday in Upper Kalskag when her ATV crashed. Image from Google Maps.

A woman died Saturday in Upper Kalskag when her ATV crashed. Image from Google Maps.

State troopers say a woman died when her 4-wheeler flipped twice and threw her from the vehicle. 34-year-old Merna Spein was driving down main street in Upper Kalskag Saturday afternoon when she lost control. A witness says Spein was the only person on the 4-wheeler when it crashed. She was not wearing a helmet and suffered head trauma.
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Bethel police investigate an incident Monday in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian.

Bethel police investigate after a vehicle struck a pedestrian in Bethel. Photo by Ben Matheson/KYUK

Bethel police say a city employee struck a pedestrian Wednesday after the driver failed to stop at the intersection of Watson’s corner.

Police say the vehicle left the roadway as the driver attempted to control and stop the vehicle. The incident happened around a quarter after one in the afternoon.
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troopers, alaska state troopersA 6-year-old Akiachak boy died at an Anchorage hospital after an ATV collision. Alaska State Troopers in Bethel report they were called to the collision at 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 21st.
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A Quyana Cab Suburu sits in the ditch on March 25, 2014. Photo by Charles Enoch, KYUK.

A Quyana Cab Suburu sits in the ditch on March 25, 2014. Photo by Charles Enoch, KYUK.

Bethel police and EMTs responded to a two-vehicle accident Tuesday that sent two people to the hospital. The noon accident was on the Eddie Hoffman Highway, involving a Quyana cab Suburu and a GMC pickup truck.
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