Palmer man dies of injuries suffered in crash of 2 pickups
PALMER, Alaska (AP) — A man has died of injuries suffered in a traffic crash northwest of Palmer.
David Stanton, 55, of Palmer was seriously injured in a crash Monday on Palmer-Fishhook Road. He died Wednesday, Alaska State Troopers said.
Stanton shortly before 6:30 p.m. Monday was driving a small pickup east on the road. He lost control and the pickup slid sideways into oncoming traffic, troopers said.
The pickup slid into the path of a westbound half-ton pickup driven by Pio Victor Conttini, 62, of Palmer.
Stanton was not wearing a a seat belt and he was ejected from the truck. Emergency responders transported him to a hospital.
Conttini was not injured.