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Sterling Highway crash near Anchor Point injures 3

By Associated Press 7:44 AM March 5, 2014

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

ANCHOR POINT, Alaska (AP) – A 51-year-old Homer man suffered life-threatening injuries in a Sterling Highway crash near Anchor Point.

Alaska State Troopers say a southbound small truck driven by Mark Shufelt collided Monday afternoon with a northbound sedan. Both vehicles left the west side of the road and rolled multiple times.

Shufelt was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the pickup. He was flown to Anchorage in critical condition.

Two Ninilchik men were in the sedan.

The driver, 56-year-old Donald Krech, and the passenger, 54-year-old Timothy Johnson, wore seat belts and sustained injuries that troopers say are not life-threatening.

They were taken to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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