UPDATE: Victim Identified in Palmer Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision

UPDATE: The pedestrian killed in the January 18th pedestrian/vehicle incident has bee identified as 59-year-old Palmer resident Ronnie Mancil. His next of kin has been notified.

The driver has been identified as Hale R. Hayes, age 36 of Wasilla.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

ORIGINAL: Few details have emerged concerning a late fatal Friday night collision between a vehicle and a pedestrian in Palmer.

AST and Palmer police responded to the fatal accident at the intersection of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway and Creekwood Park Circle at 10:58 pm to discover an adult male pedestrian dressed in dark clothing dead at the scene.

The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated in the ensuing investigation.

Troopers say the investigation is continuing.