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2 drivers indicted in Anchorage crash that killed passenger

An Anchorage grand jury has indicted two drivers involved in a fatal crash in May.

Anchorage police say 26-year-old Maxwell Edlund faces counts of manslaughter, felony assault, driving with an open container and operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Sixty-year-old Louanna Pickles was indicted Wednesday on counts of manslaughter and operating under the influence.

Edlund on the afternoon of May 30 was driving a sport utility vehicle that crashed into a Ford Mustang driven by Pickles on DeBarr Road in East Anchorage.

A passenger in Pickles' car, 55-year-old Candace Hathaway, died at the scene. A dog in the car also died.

Pickles was transported to a hospital with serious injuries. Edlund was not hurt.

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