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Driver arrested months after Portland crash that killed her 2 friends, hurt other driver

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Driver arrested months after Portland crash that killed her 2 friends, hurt other driver

- A 29-year-old woman is accused of causing the deaths of her two friends in June after police say she drove while drunk, caused a two-car crash in Portland and injured the other driver. Amanda Erickson was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants, reckless driving, second-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree assault. She is accused of causing the deaths of 22-year-old Brandon Levison and 23-year-old Donnell Wilkins during the June 28 crash in North Portland
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Son of longtime UCF employee fatally struck by vehicle near campus

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Son of longtime UCF employee fatally struck by vehicle near campus

- ORLANDO, Fla. — The 20-year-old son of a longtime University of Central Florida employee was killed early Friday on Alafaya Trail near campus, officials said. The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash was reported around 4:30 a.m., just steps away from the Riverwind Apartment complex on Alafaya Trail. The complex is advertised as student housing. Troopers said the man struck, later identified as Austin Ekern, of Oviedo, appeared to have been lying in the road, face up
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2 Lincoln Southwest seniors are killed in Amtrak-vehicle crash in Lincoln

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2 Lincoln Southwest seniors are killed in Amtrak-vehicle crash in Lincoln

- Two teenagers were killed early Friday in a crash between a vehicle and an Amtrak passenger train at a southwest Lincoln railroad crossing. Yankiel Rodriguez and Emanuel Martinez, both seniors at Lincoln Southwest High School, were killed, principal Mike Gillotti said in a message to Southwest High families. The crash occurred around 12:25 a.m. near South Folsom and West South Streets, Lincoln Police Capt
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Lexington man is killed in motorcycle crash in Boyle County

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Lexington man is killed in motorcycle crash in Boyle County

- A Lexington man was killed Thursday night in a motorcycle crash near Danville, Boyle County Coroner Dr. Don Hamner said. Matthew Alsept, 34, was pronounced dead at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Hamner said. Alsept was riding on Ky. 52 (Lancaster Road) east of Danville when the motorcycle left the road. “Sounds like he lost control on a wet highway because it had started pouring down rain just before the accident,” Hamner said
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Man dies after car hits pole, rolls, catches fire

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Man dies after car hits pole, rolls, catches fire

- Man dies after car hits pole, rolls, catches fire NORTON, Mass. — A man was killed late Thursday night when the car he was driving stuck a utility pole in Norton, rolled over and burst into flames, police confirmed. The crash happened at about 11:15 p.m. on John Scott Boulevard. The victim was ejected from the vehicle, police said. The man, a 41-year-old Taunton resident, was taken to Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro where he was pronounced dead, police said
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Car crashes into Chicago Bulls training facility near United Center

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Car crashes into Chicago Bulls training facility near United Center

- A car that was involved in a crash with another vehicle Friday morning went into the Chicago Bulls training facility on the city's West Side, across from the United Center.
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2 killed after their car collides with an Amtrak train

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2 killed after their car collides with an Amtrak train

- Two people are dead after the car they were driving collided with a train in Lincoln around midnight. LINCOLN, NE — Two people are dead after the car they were driving collided with a train just after midnight. Lincoln Police have identified the male driver, but the name will not be released until family has been notified. They have not identified the male passenger
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Car fire closes ramp, causes visibility issues in Windsor

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Car fire closes ramp, causes visibility issues in Windsor

- A car fire in Windsor has closed an exit ramp and has created some visibility issues for drivers. According to officials, the Interstate-291 westbound ramp to Interstate 91 northbound is closed. It's affecting exits 1, 2A, 2B from I-291 west. Smoke could be seen billowing from the vehicle and across the highway in the area of exits 35 and 36 of I-91, make it hard to see for some commuters
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Cafe no longer being probed in death of Chris Berman’s wife

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Cafe no longer being probed in death of Chris Berman’s wife

- HARTFORD — Connecticut officials say they have closed an investigation of a restaurant after finding no violations in connection with a car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman. The state Liquor Control Division investigated whether 67-year-old Katherine Berman was served alcohol at the Good News Cafe in Woodbury before the May 9 crash. Officials announced Thursday that no violations were found
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Multi-vehicle crash ties up Hwy 13 traffic, sends 2 to hospital

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Multi-vehicle crash ties up Hwy 13 traffic, sends 2 to hospital

- A chain reaction crash sent two people to the hospital and tied up traffic on Highway 13 during the evening commute Thursday. According to the Linn County Sheriff's Office, it happened about 4:30 p.m. on Highway 13 about two miles south of Highway 100, at Martin Creek Road. Deputies said 20-year-old Mackenna Scofield of Lisbon was attempting to make a left turn from southbound Highway 13 onto northbound Highway 13
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Serious crash on Loop 202 leaves 5 people injured, causes massive traffic delays

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Serious crash on Loop 202 leaves 5 people injured, causes massive traffic delays

- PHOENIX — Authorities say five people have been injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the Loop 202 in Phoenix, causing a pile-up on the busy freeway. Phoenix Fire Department officials said four of the people have minor injuries, and one person has been taken to a hospital in serious, but stable condition. The crash occurred on the Loop 202 freeway at 24th Street around 6 p
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Baton Rouge woman found at fault, arrested in fatal May car crash, police say

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Baton Rouge woman found at fault, arrested in fatal May car crash, police say

- A Baton Rouge woman was arrested Tuesday in a May 11 fatal car crash after a blood test showed she had cocaine and crack cocaine in her system during the wreck, according to a Baton Rouge police report. Police determined that 61-year-old Linda Chase is at fault for the wreck, which killed a passenger in her vehicle and injured two people in a vehicle she hit on Florida Boulevard, according to the Aug
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Baton Rouge police say child hit by car getting off school bus on Jay Hebert Drive

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Baton Rouge police say child hit by car getting off school bus on Jay Hebert Drive

- Baton Rouge police say at least one child was struck by a vehicle Thursday while getting off a bus on Jay Hebert Drive. Sgt. Don Coppola, a police spokesman, said the incident happened at 1200 Jay Hebert Drive but it was not clear whether one child or more had been struck by the vehicle. "Preliminary information is that a child/children were struck by a vehicle, apparently getting off the bus," Coppola said
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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Camden County

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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Camden County

- Camden County authorities are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Atco.
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Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; at least 13 dead

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Attacker drives van into Barcelona crowd; at least 13 dead

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - A van veered onto a sidewalk and sped down a busy pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's picturesque Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it mowed down tourists and residents and turned the popular European vacation spot into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed and 100 were injured, 15 of them seriously, in what authorities called a terror attack
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4 kids among those hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Route 1 near Odessa

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4 kids among those hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Route 1 near Odessa

- Four children are among the injured in a multi-vehicle wreck this afternoon on Route 1 northbound at the Biddles Corner toll plaza, north of Odessa. New Castle County Paramedics said all four were taken to A.I. Dupont Children's Hospital, including two via helicopter. An unknown number of adults were also hurt. Delaware State Police are investigating the crash. The wreck closed the E-ZPass lanes at the plaza in both directions
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Cafe no longer being probed in death of Chris Berman’s wife

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Cafe no longer being probed in death of Chris Berman’s wife

- Related Coverage HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials say they have closed an investigation of a restaurant after finding no violations in connection with a car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman. The state Liquor Control Division investigated whether 67-year-old Katherine Berman was served alcohol at the Good News Cafe in Woodbury before the May 9 crash
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East Haven dog hit by car recovering; officials still looking for owner

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East Haven dog hit by car recovering; officials still looking for owner

- EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A dog that was hit by a car Tuesday in East Haven is recovering after leg amputation surgery. Volunteers at the East Haven Animal Shelter spoke with News 8 Thursday, and said that the dog, now being called ‘Danny’, is doing well after having his leg amputated. The East Haven Animal Shelter released photos on Facebook Tuesday hoping to locate Danny’s owner, or at least find someone that recognizes Danny
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    2 hurt in Disney World bus crash ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Two people were hurt when a car hit a Walt Disney World bus Sunday evening. Witnesses say a car traveling northbound on Buena Vista Drive ran a red light and hit the side of the Disney bus, according to an FHP press release. The bus, carrying 19 passengers, was exiting the Osecola Parkway ramp at the time
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