Woman Arrested, Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Anchorage police say traffic detectives have arrested a 19-year-old woman charged in a fatal April hit and run crash.

Lt. David Parker said Ashley Bashore of Anchorage was arrested Wednesday. She was allegedly texting at the time of the accident. She’s been charged by a grand jury indictment with criminally negligent homicide, leaving the scene of an injury accident and tampering with physical evidence.

The April 24 crash killed 28-year-old Hubert Tunuchuk. He and his companions were crossing the Tudor Road overpass above the New Seward Highway on foot at the time.

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