Couple Hit By Sedan Near Anchorage Airport

Early Saturday morning a man assaulted a couple from the Pribilof Islands with his car in the parking lot of a hotel near the Anchorage airport. Reportedly the vehicle was occupied by two people, who first accosted the couple with insults and then went after them with the car. Hospitalized with multiple serious injuries is April Merculief, 34. Also hospitalized with a broken leg is Nicholas Philemonoff, 34. Family members say the couple has three children. At last report the attackers were still at large. The vehicle is described as a red sedan.

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