A Yakutat woman has been arrested following a fatal vehicle crash in Yakutat last week. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

A Yakutat woman has been arrested following a fatal vehicle crash in Yakutat last week. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

One dead, one arrested after rollover wreck in Yakutat

One person is currently being held at Lemon Creek Correctional Center.

A Yakutat woman is in custody following a fatal vehicle rollover, according to authorities.

The rollover, which involved a single vehicle, occurred on the evening of April 30, according to a Yakutat Department of Public Safety news release.

The driver, Erica Totland, was arrested and charged with felony second-degree murder, three counts of felony third-degree assault and one count of driving under the influence. She’s currently in custody at Lemon Creek Correctional Center in Juneau, according to the safety department.

The rollover happened around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday on Forest Highway 10 about 2 miles from Yakutat, according to the safety department. Yakutat Police, Fire and EMS responded.

Five people were in the vehicle, according to the safety department, all of whom were injured. Anton Eriksson later died of his injuries.

“One other occupant was evacuated by air to Anchorage,” according to the news release. “Two occupants were treated and released.”

Totland is scheduled to appear in court in Juneau for a preliminary hearing on May 11.

• Contact reporter Michael S. Lockett at (757) 621-1197 or mlockett@juneauempire.com.

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