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Victim wants answers

I was hit by a drunk driver on Jan. 8, 2011. The drunk was driving north out of Nikiski about...airbag saved my life. Unfortunately, my puppy was not so lucky. The drunk driver in the other vehicle regained consciousness, bailed out, and ran...
Drunk and drugged, driver strikes car during traffic stop

An alleged drunk driver struck a parked car as Alaska State Troopers pulled him over Wednesday...sides of the road when Pealatere switched on his lights. The alleged drunk driver, Trent Francis, attempted to stop by the side of the road, and...
Cost of medication an important issue

...year old disabled single mother of a 16 year old daughter. I had a horrific motor vehicle accident, and was hit by a drunk driver. This was in 1993. It left me with a severe brain injury, and many broken bones. I lay in the hospital for 3 months...
Passengers, crew walk away from Era crash

...Shelley Gill, a Homer writer on the plane, said the plane weaved back and forth on its belly across the runway "like a drunk driver." She said the pilot was very calm during the landing. "You just wait for that wing tip to drop down when you're...
Alleged drunk driver had brush with fame

The Soldotna man allegedly responsible for hitting and killing a snowmachiner off of Brown's Lake Road last week was once a ship captain on the pilot television series that spawned the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch."
Seward Highway crash involved drunk driver

Another head-on motor vehicle collision occurred near Girdwood on Tuesday. Responders transported three individuals to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage for treatment.
Trial begins for accused drunk driver

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A defense attorney representing a man with a long history of drunken driving convictions told jurors Tuesday that the February 2000 collision that killed Beulah Dean was an accident and suggested his client wasn't the driver.
Accident brings out kindness of strangers

On Saturday, April 28, a drunk driver ran a red light and hit me, totaling my car. Several people stopped to help me out of my car and stayed with me until the police...
DUI aware

...explained the significance of the 15 minute time frame, writing in an e-mail, "Statistically, someone is killed by a drunk driver every 15 minutes." Above, the handmade banner and vehicle used in this year's program. Right, "victims" being...
Victims of impaired drivers are ones in a 'downward spiral' that lost their loved one through the actions of a drunk driver, and witness them work their way through shock, denial...with a family as they learn they lost their child to a drunk driver. He should see them in the Emergency Room, late at...


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