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Family of Louisville homicide victim pleads for answers as holiday season looms

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Navy collisions that killed 17 sailors were avoidable, official inquiry reports

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Police: 18-year-old woman killed in north Phoenix crash

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Former Patriots receiver Terry Glenn killed in car crash

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Community mourns Milton teen killed in crash | New Hampshire

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Friends remember teenager killed in Milton crash

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Former Patriots WR Terry Glenn killed in crash

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Fairbanks man killed in vehicle-snowmachine collision near Nenana
FAIRBANKS - A Fairbanks man is dead after his snowmachine collided with a vehicle on the side of the Parks Highway near Nenana on Tuesday. Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of a vehicle collision near Mile 325.5 Parks Highway about 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to an AST press release. Wesley D. Jennings, 52, of Fairbanks, was driving a 2016 red Bearcat snowmachine south on the outside of the northbound lane of travel   Read More ...
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Molalla woman, teen killed in crash near Corvallis
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A Molalla woman and teenage boy were killed in a head-on crash south of Corvallis Wednesday afternoon. A Philomath woman and Molalla teenage girl suffered serious injuries. The crash occurred at around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 99W, about six miles south of Corvallis. The Philomath woman, 21-year-old Emory Coates, was driving northbound when she attempted to pass a recreational vehicle by driving into the southbound lane   Read More ...
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Driver killed when car rear-ends tractor trailer in Virginia
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a man was killed when the car he was driving crashed into the rear of a tractor trailer stopped on the shoulder on Interstate 495 in northern Virginia. Troopers said in a statement that the crash occurred early Thursday in Alexandria. Authorities say a tractor trailer driver pulled his rig onto the shoulder after experiencing mechanical problems   Read More ...
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Two killed in early morning Kansas City traffic crash | The Kansas City Star
An early Thursday morning traffic crash on Interstate 29 killed two and injured one. The crash occurred before 1 a.m. Thursday as a black Honda Pilot traveled north in the southbound lanes of I-29. The Pilot crashed into a southbound Honda CRV just north of Barry Road, according to a Kansas City Police news release. The driver and passenger of the CRV died at the scene   Read More ...
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Family of Louisville homicide victim pleads for answers as holiday season looms
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Family and friends of a homicide victim are still searching for answers after a man was found shot and killed in his SUV crashed into a store. LMPD has not made any arrests since Nov. 13 when Terence Foster was killed, and people who knew him well visited a memorial Wednesday night outside the Family Dollar where his vehicle crashed   Read More ...
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Families gather to remember 6-year-old boy killed in crash
Edward "Eddie" Thomson, a first-grader at the Sheehan School, was struck by the car Sunday afternoon. He died Tuesday from injuries sustained in the crash. S   Read More ...
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Loved ones plan rally to raise awareness for “move over” law in honor of loved one killed in crash
HUEYTOWN, Ala. (WIAT) — After a fatal crash killed a tow operator last year, loved ones are planning a rally to raise awareness to the “move over” law. John Hubbard, 25, was killed in December 2016 after he stopped to help a disabled motorist on Interstate 59 in Tuscaloosa County. He was hit and killed by a vehicle involved in a nearby collision   Read More ...
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Pedestrian killed in hit and run in Charlotte - | WBTV Charlotte
A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a car in southwest Charlotte Wednesday night. According to Medic, the incident happened at South Tryon Street and Shopton Road West. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating the incident as a hit and run. The person was pronounced dead on the scene. The victim, driver, nor car has been identified in this incident   Read More ...
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Teen Killed, Another Loses His Arm In Deadly Crash
MIAMI (CBSMiami) — One teen was killed and a second was seriously injured in a crash on a South Florida highway early Wednesday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol told CBS4’s Peter D’Oench that the driver of the speeding car was just 14 years old and the vehicle was registered to a Hialeah man, though, it’s not known how the teens are connected to him or if the vehicle was stolen   Read More ...
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Victims identified in double fatal crash in Waterbury 
WATERBURY -- Police said they are investigating a double fatal crash in Waterbury. The crash happened around midnight near 560 Wolcott Street. Police said when they arrived, they found two people from the car dead. The two men were identified as Clarence Lewis, 22, and Antonio Joseph Santos, 20, according to police. Police said the car apparently hit a pole then a house   Read More ...
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Deputy charged after chase ended in crash that killed man - | WBTV Charlotte
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers said an Anderson County deputy was charged and arrested Wednesday after the deputy struck another vehicle, killing the driver, during a chase back in July. The chase and crash occurred on July 23 while Deputy Timothy Chapman was chasing another car on Highway 8 when he crashed into a Honda Civic that was not involved in the chase and heading the other direction, troopers said   Read More ...
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Fatal DUI crash victim's mother gives powerful remarks as former student receives $75K bond
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A former University of South Carolina student charged with felony DUI in connection with a crash that killed a 22-year-old man has been released on bond. Charles Davenport, Jr., 24, was charged in connection with a collision that occurred on Nov. 15, at the 1800 block of Rosewood Drive. Davenport, according to the solicitor's office, was "grossly intoxicated" and was driving double the posted speed limit when he struck David Newell, a current USC student and the driver of a moped   Read More ...
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26-year-old Rhode Island man killed in crash while driving home
WARREN, R.I. (AP) — A 26-year-old Rhode Island man has been killed in a crash while driving home from Massachusetts. Police say Kyle Geisel struck a curb on state Route 103 in Warren on Tuesday night and then hit a tree. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No one else was in the car. Investigators believe Geisel was returning from Swansea   Read More ...
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Jersey City firefighter killed in crash remembered for his service
JERSEY CITY -- Hundreds of firefighters, police officers, family members and friends attended today's funeral for Navy veteran and Jersey City Firefighter Matthew Nierstedt, who was remembered for his dedication to service. "It still hurts, it will probably hurt forever," said Jersey City Police Chaplain Kevin Carter of the death of Nierstedt, 29, who was a backseat passenger in a vehicle involved in a two-car crash on Paterson Plank Road last Thursday   Read More ...
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Driver with cat in lap collides with school bus in Maine
Cat killed in crash. NEW CANADA, Maine — Maine State Police said a driver with a cat on her lap got distracted and collided with a school bus carrying 58 students, injuring some of them and the bus driver. Police said 19-year-old Alicia Fiordellisi also suffered non-life-threatening injuries to her head and leg in the Tuesday afternoon crash in New Canada   Read More ...
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Navy collisions that killed 17 sailors were avoidable, official inquiry reports
WASHINGTON — Two collisions between Navy destroyers and commercial vessels in the Western Pacific earlier this year were "avoidable" and the result of a string of crew and basic navigational errors, the Navy's top officer said in reports made public on Wednesday. Seven sailors were killed in June when the destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a container ship near Japan. The collision in August of the John S   Read More ...
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Fatal DUI crash victim's mother gives powerful remarks as former - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A former University of South Carolina student charged with felony DUI in connection with a crash that killed a 22-year-old man has been released on bond. Charles Davenport, Jr., 24, was charged in connection with a collision that occurred on Nov. 15, at the 1800 block of Rosewood Drive. Davenport, according to the solicitor's office, was "grossly intoxicated" and was driving double the posted speed limit when he struck David Newell, a current USC student and the driver of a moped   Read More ...
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Deputy charged after chase ended in crash that killed man
ANDERSON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Troopers said an Anderson County deputy was charged and arrested Wednesday after the deputy struck another vehicle, killing the driver, during a chase back in July. The chase and crash occurred on July 23 while Deputy Timothy Chapman was chasing another car on Highway 8 when he crashed into a Honda Civic that was not involved in the chase and heading the other direction, troopers said   Read More ...
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3-year-old killed, 3 others injured in crash after pursuit
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk. State police say Waterbury officers in an unmarked car tried to stop the unidentified 18-year-old Tuesday afternoon. They say he fled from the officers and eventually crashed into another car at an intersection   Read More ...
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Pedestrian struck, killed in Gresham
GRESHAM, Ore. – A pedestrian was killed after getting hit by two vehicles Tuesday night in Gresham, according to police. The collision occurred at around 7:30 p.m. at Southeast 179th Avenue and Division Street. The drivers stayed at the scene and were cooperating with investigators. Southeast Division Street will be closed for several hours in the area.   Read More ...
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3-year-old killed, 3 others injured in crash after pursuit
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage driver fleeing police in Connecticut has crashed his car at an intersection, killing a 3-year-old and injuring three other people on the sidewalk. State police say Waterbury officers in an unmarked car tried to stop the unidentified 18-year-old Tuesday afternoon. They say he fled from the officers and eventually crashed into another car at an intersection   Read More ...
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Pedestrian struck by train in South Richmond is identified
A Henrico County man has been identified as the pedestrian who was struck by an Amtrak train in South Richmond on Sunday. Witnesses told police that they saw Sanic walking southbound along the tracks toward the train when he was struck. The state medical examiner’s office will determine the cause and manner of death. Foul play is not suspected at this time, police said   Read More ...
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Fatal DUI crash victim's mother gives powerful remarks as studen - | WBTV Charlotte
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A University of South Carolina student charged with felony DUI in connection with a crash that killed a 22-year-old man has been released on bond. Charles Davenport, Jr., 24, was charged in connection with a collision that occurred on Nov. 15, at the 1800 block of Rosewood Drive. Davenport, according to the solicitor's office, was "grossly intoxicated" and was driving double the posted speed limit when he struck David Newell, a fellow USC student and the driver of a moped   Read More ...
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3-Year-Old Killed, Several Injured After Serious Crash in Waterbury
A 3-year-old was killed and several people were injured in a serious crash in Waterbury on Tuesday, state police said. State police said Waterbury officers were attempting to stop a vehicle before it crashed at the intersection of South Main Street and East Liberty Street. Several cars and pedestrians were involved and people were transported to St. Mary's Hospital and Waterbury Hospital, state troopers said   Read More ...
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Police: 18-year-old woman killed in north Phoenix crash
PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Police say an 18-year-old woman was killed in a north Phoenix crash early Tuesday morning. Phoenix police say the deadly crash happened near 67th Avenue and Pyramid Peak Parkway when a 17-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a utility pole. DEADY WRECK: Horrible crash involving 1 car sends driver to the hospital and leaves passenger dead   Read More ...
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Pedestrian struck by train in South Richmond identified
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Fatal DUI crash victim's mother gives powerful remarks as student receives $75K bond
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A University of South Carolina student charged with felony DUI in connection with a crash that killed a 22-year-old man was given a $75,000 bond and ordered to undergo monthly drug and alcohol testing. Charles Davenport, Jr. is charged in connection with a collision that occurred on Nov. 15, at the 1800 block of Rosewood Drive. Davenport, according to the solicitor's office, was "grossly intoxicated" and was driving double the posted speed limit when he struck David Newell, a fellow USC student and the driver of a moped   Read More ...
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59-year-old woman killed in I-495 southbound crash
Massachusetts State Police say a 59-year-old woman from Haverhill was killed in a fatal crash on Interstate 495 in Andover. The crash occurred near exit 40 on I-495 southbound early Tuesday morning. Troopers arrived at 6:40 a.m. to respond to reports of a crash on the highway. They discovered a 2010 Honda CRV that had struck a 2015 GMC Sierra pickup truck from behind   Read More ...
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Driver of funeral home vehicle killed in crash
GREENE, Maine (AP) — State police say funeral home employee transporting a body was killed when his van was hit from behind by a sport utility vehicle. Police say the crash killed 59-year-old Richard Charest of Winthrop. It happened on Route 202 in Greene on Monday evening. Police say Charest was transporting the body back to the funeral home where he worked when the crash occurred   Read More ...
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Itasca man killed in crash while changing tire in Naperville
A man from Itasca was killed early Tuesday when another driver hit him while he was changing a tire in Naperville, police said. It was just after midnight when the unidentified 26-year-old was changing a tire on his 2004 Kia Optima on 75th Street at Fort Hill Drive, according to a news release. A 28-year-old driver from Millington driving a 2017 Subaru Impreza east on 75th struck the man, who was outside his car   Read More ...
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UPDATE: Second victim dies following crash near Jerome
The following is a news release from Idaho State Police. UPDATE 5:45 p.m. SUNDAY Idaho State Police report Cole A. Hatcher, 23, of Jerome, succumbed to his injuries at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise on Nov. 16. ORIGINAL STORY JEROME — On Saturday, Nov. 11, at approximately 9:29 p.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle fatality crash at the intersection of 150 W and 100 N, in Jerome County   Read More ...
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Former Patriots receiver Terry Glenn killed in car crash
Former Patriots wide receiver Terry Glenn was killed in a pickup-truck crash in Irving, Texas, early yesterday. The Dallas County Medical Examiners Office said it was waiting to receive his body to perform an autopsy. Glenn was 43 and the father of five children. The fatal crash took place when the Ford F-250 pickup he was in struck a concrete barrier at 12:18 a   Read More ...
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Community mourns Milton teen killed in crash | New Hampshire
MILTON — Family and friends are mourning the loss of an athletic teen who died in a car crash on Hare Road in Milton Sunday morning. Chandler Peterson, 16, of Milton, was a football player who family friend Catherine Noonan Laferriere said loved the sport. “He was so fast. He was like lightning,” Laferriere said Monday. Laferriere said her son, Ethan, is a few years younger than Peterson, and Peterson was a role model for her child   Read More ...
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Community mourns Milton teen killed in crash
MILTON — Family and friends are mourning the loss of an athletic teen who died in a car crash on Hare Road in Milton Sunday morning. Chandler Peterson, 16, of Milton, was a football player who family friend Catherine Noonan Laferriere said loved the sport. “He was so fast. He was like lightning,” Laferriere said Monday. Laferriere said her son, Ethan, is a few years younger than Peterson, and Peterson was a role model for her child   Read More ...
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1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet
DEL RIO, Texas – An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. An Air Force statement says the twin-jet, two-seat T-38 Talon jet aircraft assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio went down about 4 p.m. Monday about 14 miles (23 kilometers) northwest of the base   Read More ...
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1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. An Air Force statement says the twin-jet, two-seat T-38 Talon jet aircraft assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio went down about 4 p.m. Monday about 14 miles (23 kilometers) northwest of the base   Read More ...
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Pedestrian Killed By Train In Van Nuys
VAN NUYS (CBSLA) — A women was struck and killed by a train in Van Nuys Monday. The incident was reported at 5:53 p.m. in the 15100 block of W. Raymer St. The victim is described as a woman in her 40s. She was reported dead at the scene. No injuries were reported to train occupants. The Metrolink VC Line 119 to East Ventura was stopped between Van Nuys and Northridge due to the incident   Read More ...
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1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. An Air Force statement says the twin-jet, two-seat T-38 Talon jet aircraft assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base near Del Rio went down about 4 p.m. Monday about 14 miles (23 kilometers) northwest of the base   Read More ...
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Woman killed in crash caused by driver in stolen car fleeing Michigan State Police, officials say
CHELSEA, Mich. - A 52-year-old woman was killed Monday in a crash caused by a driver who was fleeing police in a stolen car, Michigan State Police said. Officials said a Michigan State Police motor carrier officer was investigating a stolen Chrysler 300 on eastbound I-94 near Clear Lake Road at the Jackson-Washtenaw County line when the stolen car exited from I-94 to northbound M-52   Read More ...
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​Car crash victims share stories at Highway Safety Luncheon to promote holiday safety​
Car crash victims share stories at Highway Safety Luncheon to promote holiday safety WEBVTT CAN CAN CHANGEA LIFE FOREVER.JENNIFER: WMUR'S ANDYHERSHBERGER HAS THE STORY.>> ALL I REMEMBER IS JUST WAKINGUP WITH A BUNCH OF SMOKE AROUNDME.ANDY: IT'S BEEN A LONG, PAINFULAND DIFFICULT RECOVERY FOR ETHANROLLINS.SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A CHRISTMASDAY CAR CRASH IN MANCHESTER LASTYEAR, THE YOUNGSTER AND HISFAMILY WATCHED A TIME OF PUREJOY TURN TO CHAOS AND TERROR INA FLASH   Read More ...
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