Pedestrian Death Victim Identified

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by written by: Associated Press
by Whitney LB Miller

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Anchorage police say a 42-year-old man died after stepping off a curb into the path of a tow truck.
   
Police say Phillip Chokwak was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday evening.
   
In a release, police say Chokwak had created a disturbance at the nearby Black Angus Inn in the Fairview neighborhood.
   
After being confronted by an employee, police say he ran toward Gambell Street. Just as he stepped off the curb, he was hit by a southbound tow truck.

 

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perp8 said on Friday, Feb 1 at 4:57 PM

was he a drunk native.

Perp9 said on Saturday, Feb 2 at 5:10 PM

He was a native wasn't he? Then you answered your own question.

concered said on Sunday, Feb 3 at 10:22 AM

Get real. Paper,Tv,and media full daily of drunk people that are non-native. I suppose perp9 falls into the non -native side of race.

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