by The Associated Press
Thursday, February 4, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A 43-year-old Girdwood man has died, nearly a week after being involved in an accident on the Seward Highway.
Alaska State Troopers say Paul C. Wiersema died late Wednesday at an Anchorage hospital.
He was involved in a collision Jan. 29 with a trailer pulled by another vehicle that served into his lane.
Troopers say the other driver lost control of his trailer, which held a full-sized pickup. The trailer clipped a guardrail and fishtailed sideways into Wiersema's lane. The left side of the trailer collided head-on with Wiersema's pickup.
Troopers don't believe alcohol was a factor, and everyone reported wearing seat belts. No citations were issued, but troopers continue to investigate.