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Police: Pedestrian killed wasn't in crosswalk when struck by SUV in East Anchorage


ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Police say a pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in East Anchorage.

Police say Peter Andrew Albert was trying to cross Muldoon Road Friday night when a Ford Explorer hit him.

Sixty-year-old Albert wasn't in a crosswalk.

He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 19-year-old driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. No citations have been issued.

The southbound lanes of Muldoon Road near 12th Court were closed for several hours while officers investigated.

Police say the collision is a reminder to be careful when crossing roads.

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