Friday, August 03, 2012

Trooper kills suspect after Glenn Hwy. chase

By Casey Grove, Anchorage Daily News

An Alaska state trooper shot and killed a man after a car chase on the Glenn Highway north of Anchorage early this morning, shutting down traffic near the Thunderbird Falls exit, according to Alaska State Troopers.

No law enforcement officers were injured, troopers said.

The pursuit began in Wasilla near Lucille Street and the Parks Highway, troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said. It ended about 4:20 a.m. at Mile 25 of the Glenn Highway, where a trooper shot at the suspect, she said. Details such as what triggered the chase or shooting, or if the suspect was armed, were not immediately available, Ipsen said.

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