A Juneau woman known for helping others died Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained when her car collided with a dump truck in the Mendenhall Valley. Paulette Alden, 49, known as Paula, was pronounced dead upon arrival at Bartlett Regional Hospital, police said. Police said her 1991 Ford Escort was struck by a dump truck driven by a 38-year-old Juneau man at about 1 p.m. at the intersection of Mendenhall Loop Road and Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. The truck driver's name was not released.
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