Alaska auto crash kills Nevada City woman |

Alaska auto crash kills Nevada City woman

Nevada City resident Zoe Kreizenbeck was killed in a three-vehicle accident in Alaska over the weekend.

Kreizenbeck, 49, died on impact when her vehicle was hit head-on at about 1 p.m. Saturday on the Sterling Highway near Ninilchik, according to Alaska State Troopers.

A white Ford pickup driven southbound by Alaska resident Bobbie Crumpler, 39, reportedly attempted to pass a vehicle. Crumpler had four other passengers in her vehicle.

Crumpler collided with a northbound red Chevrolet pickup driven by Arthur Able, 23, of Anchorage, who tried to take evasive action.

Able was carrying one passenger, Lisa Sweeney, also of Anchorage.

Crumpler’s vehicle struck the side of Able’s truck, which caused her vehicle to bounce into oncoming traffic.

Crumpler’s vehicle collided head-on with the silver Nissan X-Terra driven by Kreizenbeck. Kreizenbeck was traveling with Kevil Pelton, 52, also from Nevada City.

Crumpler and all four of her passengers sustained injuries and were transported to Central Peninsula General Hospital. Able and Sweeney were unharmed.

Troopers said everyone involved in the accident was wearing their seat belts, and that no alcohol was involved.

For more on this story, see Thursday’s The Union.

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