the republic logo

Anchorage police release names of victims of fatal Glenn Highway crash

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anchorage police have released the names of people killed or injured in a crash on the Glenn Highway.

Police say 38-year-old Derek Monk and 25-year-old Thomas Kobel were pronounced dead at the scene of the Friday afternoon crash near the Eklutna exit.

Kobel's wife, 21-year-old Lindie Kobel, was flown to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Her condition was not immediately available Monday.

Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says Lindie Kobel is an Air Force member based at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

Police say Monk's 15-year-old son was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the crash occurred after Monk lost control of his Dodge Durango, which struck a vehicle, crossed over the median and hit a Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Thomas Kobel.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.