Willow woman dies in crash south of Cantwell


by Your Alaska Link News Team

A 26-year-old Willow woman died in a weekend crash outside Cantwell.

Alaska State Troopers say Brittany Hyatt early Saturday morning missed a sharp left turn near Mile 195 Parks Highway.

Her sport utility vehicle left the roadway, flipped and rolled down a steep embankment. Reports say troopers estimate the SUV rolled four or five times.

Hyatt was not wearing a seat belt.

Troopers began taking 911 calls on the crash just before 2 a.m.

A trooper found Hyatt ejected from the SUV. She was declared dead at the scene.