On July 5, Petersburg Police Department requested Alaska State Troopers take over investigation of a double fatality motor vehicle collision which occurred on July 4. Petersburg Police Department received notice of a car over a guardrail and into a ditch near the South Harbor parking lot. Two passengers in the vehicle were declared deceased. A third passenger and the driver of the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver sustained serious injuries and the passenger was treated and released. Investigation into the cause and circumstances surrounding the crash are ongoing.
Report taken from Alaska Dispatch News.
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