Man charged for fatal December 28 traffic accident

A rolled over car crash has closed Route 60 in Shrewsbury.

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A 22-year-old Anchorage man Joey Thao has been arrested and is facing charges of manslaughter, assault, and operating under the influence in a fatal Dec. 28 crash.

On Dec. 28 around 3 a.m. police temporarily closed traffic on E 7th Avenue and Bragaw. Police say a red Honda sedan collided with a dump truck. The driver and a passenger of the sedan were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, but a third passenger, later identified as 22-year-old Cindy Vang, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Thao was identified as the driver of the sedan.

Police say the driver of the dump truck was not injured.

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