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Motorcyclist dies after Anchorage collision
Anchorage police have released the name of a motorcyclist who died after a collision with a van.
Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro identifies the motorcyclist as 27-year-old Robert Firlan of Anchorage.
Reports say police were notified shortly after 6 p.m. Tuesday about the collision at the intersection of C Street and Eighth Avenue.
Castro says the driver of the van was not critically injured.
Castro says the motorcycle was heading south on C Street and the van was traveling east on Eighth Avenue when the two vehicles collided at the intersection.
The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to a local hospital and subsequently was pronounced dead.
The crash remains under investigation.