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Pedestrian struck by train in University City

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Friends, classmates honor 5 teens killed in tragic car accident

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4 Granite Staters from same family killed in crash in North Carolina

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4 Granite Staters from same family killed in crash in North Carolina


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Victim of fatal accident in North County identified

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2 killed, 4 injured in NE Portland crash

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Stamford woman killed in Route 15 crash

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Pedestrian struck by train in University City
Philadelphia Police are investigating a pedestrian accident on the Market-Frankford Line in University City Wednesday evening.   Read More ...
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Motorcyclists Killed story
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — In a story Sept. 15 about a crash that killed two motorcyclists, The Associated Press, relying on information from state police, erroneously identified the motorcycle operator responsible for the chain-reaction crash. State police now say 25-year-old Aaron White-Sevigny, not 58-year-old Jamie Gross, veered into the passing land and collided with a pickup. A corrected version of the story is below: Police determine cause of fatal Toy Run motorcycle crash   Read More ...
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Cincinnati man killed in Lexington motorcycle crash
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Cincinnati man was killed in a Lexington-area motorcycle crash, the Fayette County coroner said. Ryan Greenwell, 22, was killed in Wednesday morning crash on South Limestone near the University of Kentucky Medical Center, officials said. Greenwell was a student at the University of Kentucky, and originally from Cincinnati. Officials said Greenwell’s motorcycle and another motor vehicle crashed, and the Lexington police are investigating   Read More ...
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Motorist killed in crash into Vegas police SUV
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a motorist died and a police officer was hurt when a car slammed into the rear of his police patrol SUV south of the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas police Lt. David Gordon said the officer was treated for injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening following the 3:30 a.m. Wednesday crash on Las Vegas Boulevard South near Serene Avenue   Read More ...
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Iowa man arrested for crash that killed motorcyclist
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have arrested a central Iowa man in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a Des Moines motorcyclist last year. The Des Moines Register reports that 67-year-old Jack Jay Janda of Woodward faces charges of vehicular homicide by reckless driving, vehicular homicide by operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatal accident. Janda was jailed in Polk County on Tuesday   Read More ...
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Off duty CHP officer killed in crash in Northern California
SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 44-year-old California Highway Patrol officer was struck and killed while riding his motorcycle to work in Northern California. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2fy4z33) the officer, who was not identified, died Tuesday when for an unknown reason 47-year-old Joseph Ketchum turned his pickup truck directly into the path of his motorcycle. The CHP says the motorcyclist slammed into the right front side of the pickup truck   Read More ...
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Girl, 12, one of two people killed in NE Portland crash; 4 injured
PORTLAND, Ore. – A 12-year-old girl was one of two people killed in a crash on Northeast Lombard Street Monday night. Four people were injured, one of them critically, in the crash involving a Toyota Camry and Ford F350 pickup, Portland police said. The Camry was heading west on Lombard when it crashed into the eastbound truck near 15th Avenue around 8:45 p   Read More ...
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Arrest made in Minneapolis crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Michael Laurence Campbell, 21, was booked into the Hennepin County jail on probable cause criminal vehicular homicide. University of St. Thomas junior Ria Patel, 20, of Eden Prairie, died of head injuries at 3:51 a.m. Sunday, according to the Hennepin County medical examiner's office. Minneapolis police said Patel was riding in a car that crashed into a stoplight at Stinson Boulevard Northeast and Ridgeway Parkway   Read More ...
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4 NH family members killed in crash on N.C. highway
Four family members from New Hampshire were killed in a crash on a North Carolina highway Monday afternoon.   Read More ...
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Driver arrested in weekend Minneapolis crash that killed St. Thomas student
After two days on the run, a 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with an early morning crash in northeast Minneapolis Sunday that killed a University of St. Thomas student. Wright County authorities took the man into custody at 5 a.m. Tuesday, and after an evaluation at North Memorial Medical Center, he was booked into the Hennepin County jail on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide   Read More ...
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Victim in Sheldon Country Club accident identified
SHELDON, Iowa | Authorities have identified the victim of Monday's fatal accident at the Sheldon Golf & Country Club. Dean Seivert, 66, of Sheldon, was killed after a lawn tractor overturned and trapped him in the Floyd River, according to the O'Brien County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office was notified at 9:27 a.m. that Seivert, an employee at the golf course, had been found trapped beneath the John Deere riding mower   Read More ...
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Driver arrested in Minneapolis crash that killed St. Thomas student
After two days on the run, a 21-year-old man was arrested in connection with an early morning crash in northeast Minneapolis Sunday that killed a University of St. Thomas student. Wright County authorities took the man into custody at 5 a.m. Tuesday, and after an evaluation at North Memorial Medical Center, he was booked into the Hennepin County jail on suspicion of criminal vehicular homicide   Read More ...
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Friends, classmates honor 5 teens killed in tragic car accident
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to five students who died when a pickup crashed into a river in Cherokee County. It was supposed to be a celebration. Friends say 18-year-old Donovan Caldwell, 18-year-old Jessica Swartwout, 19-year-old Drake Wells, 18-year-old Lily Murphy and 18-year-old Autumn Seely were out celebrating Wells’ 19th birthday on Sunday. Around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, investigators say Caldwell was driving down Wellings Bridge when he allegedly lost control of his pickup   Read More ...
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Elderly woman killed in crash involving train, car in Gaston Cou - | WBTV Charlotte
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4 NH family members killed in crash on N.C. highway
Four family members from New Hampshire were killed in a crash on a North Carolina highway Monday afternoon.   Read More ...
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4 Granite Staters from same family killed in crash in North Carolina
Car drove into path of oncoming tractor-trailer, police say. . 4 Granite Staters from same family killed in crash in North Carolina Car drove into path of oncoming tractor-trailer, police say WEBVTT WMUR NEWS 9.ERIN: GOOD MORNING.THIS JUST IN.WE HAVE JUST LEARNED THATFOUR MEMBERS OF A FAMILYFROM NEW HAMPSHIRE WEREKILLED YrtESTERDAY IN ANACCIDENT IN NORTH CAROLINA.THE HIGHWAY PATROL THERESAYS IT HAPPENED IN MONROEWHEN THE CAR THEY WERE INPULLED INTO THE PATH OF ANrtON COMING TRACTOR-TRAILER   Read More ...
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle and killed near highway exit in Providence
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on a Rhode Island highway and killed. State police say the crash occurred Monday night in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Providence. Troopers say the victim was struck by the vehicle near Exit 20 at the merge with Interstate 195 East and later was pronounced dead at the scene   Read More ...
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Maine man killed after truck rear-ends flatbed carrying granite
ETNA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man is dead after his vehicle rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying pieces of granite on an interstate in Etna. Maine State Police say 56-year-old Joseph Lawler, of Jay, crashed into the flatbed around 2 p.m. Monday. WABI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2ylaMqR ) several motorists, including three nurses, stopped at the scene of the crash and attempted to perform first aid on Lawler   Read More ...
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Omaha police: 1 person killed in crash near Blair High Road, Crown Point
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4 Granite Staters from same family killed in crash in North Carolina
MONROE, N.C. — Four people from the same New Hampshire family were killed Monday in a crash involving a tractor-trailer in North Carolina, police said. Police said the car they were in drove into the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer in the town of Monroe. Dale Kennedy, 68, of Canaan, was driving the car. She died in the crash. Her passengers, June Allen, 68, Michael Allen, 27, and Jesse Winters, 36, all of Lebanon, were also killed   Read More ...
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Motorcyclist killed in crash with suspected drunken driver
LARIMORE, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a motorcyclist has died in a crash with a suspected drunken driver. The crash happened about 9 p.m. Monday east of Larimore. The patrol says a man driving a pickup truck turned into a driveway in front of a motorcycle, striking the biker. He was thrown from the motorcycle when it hit a ditch and overturned   Read More ...
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Victim of fatal accident in North County identified
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – St. Louis County Police have identified the victim of a fatal accident that happened Tuesday morning just after 11 am. The accident occurred at Banshee Road and James S. McDonnell Boulevard. Officers arriving at the scene found a two-vehicle accident between a car and a pick-up truck. The cars two passengers suffered life threatening injuries. The driver, Andrew Coxwell, 34, of Bridgeton, Missouri died from his injuries at a local hospital   Read More ...
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Pedestrian struck by vehicle and killed near highway exit
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on a Rhode Island highway and killed. State police say the crash occurred Monday night in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 in Providence. Troopers say the victim was struck by the vehicle near Exit 20 at the merge with Interstate 195 East and later was pronounced dead at the scene   Read More ...
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2 killed, 4 injured in NE Portland crash
Two people were killed and four others seriously injured in a crash in Northeast Portland on Monday night, officials said. Several people were trapped after multiple cars crashed on Northeast 15th Avenue and Lombard Street at about 8:45 p.m., Portland Fire & Rescue and Portland Police said. Two people died at the scene, police said. Four others were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries   Read More ...
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Pedestrian killed in crash on Route 95 in Providence
By Stephen IdeJournal Staff Writer PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred in the southbound lanes of Route 95 on Monday night. The crash occurred around 7:55 p.m. near Exit 20, where Route 95 meets Route 195, according to a news release from the state police. The names of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the vehicle involved are not being released, state police said   Read More ...
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Woman killed in crash involving train, car in Gaston County - | WBTV Charlotte
A woman was killed when her car was struck by a train in Gaston County Monday night, according to sources. The wreck happened just before 8:30 p.m. on the 1000 block of Cox Road in Gastonia. Police said a woman was stopped on the tracks when the train was coming. They said the woman tried to back up off the tracks, but did not get out of the way in time   Read More ...
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One killed in crash involving train, car in Gaston County - | WBTV Charlotte
One person was killed in a crash involving a train and a car in Gaston County Monday night, according to sources. There is no word what may have led to the crash or if other injuries were reported. No names have been released. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.   Read More ...
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2 Crystal Lake men killed when car leaves road, crashes into tree
Two Crystal Lake men in their 30s were killed when their car ran off the road and struck a tree near Moraine Hills State Park in McHenry County. Authorities said the one-car crash occurred at just before midnight Saturday and claimed the life of the driver, Allan Javier Sanchez Gamez, 31, and a back seat passenger, Timoteo Guzman Mejia, 33. Another passenger, a man from Crystal Lake in his 20s who officials did not name, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, the McHenry County Sheriff's office said in a release   Read More ...
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Woman killed in head-on crash with log truck in Spokane Valley
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Washington State Patrol reported Monday afternoon that a driver injured in a crash near Trent and Williams has passed away from her injuries. The woman has not yet been identified. Next of kin has been notified. We are still waiting to learn what led up to the head-on collision. Update: Responding deputies report one woman was seriously injured in a crash in Spokane Valley near Trent and Williams Road   Read More ...
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Memorial ride to honor Iowa officer killed in crash
ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) -- A memorial ride scheduled for next month will honor an eastern Iowa police officer who was killed in a head-on crash. The ride will start in Anamosa on Oct. 15. Proceeds will benefit the family of Anamosa Officer Mitch Kelchen, who was killed in the crash Sept. 2 north of Andrew. The 40-year-old Kelchen was not on duty at the time   Read More ...
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Memorial ride to honor Iowa officer killed in crash
ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) — A memorial ride scheduled for next month will honor an eastern Iowa police officer who was killed in a head-on crash. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports that the ride will start in Anamosa on Oct. 15. Proceeds will benefit the family of Anamosa Officer Mitch Kelchen, who was killed in the crash Sept. 2 north of Andrew   Read More ...
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Mother, 3-year-old identified as victims in deadly wrong-way York County crash
YORK COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A mother and son, of Charlotte, were identified Monday as the two people who were killed in a deadly wreck in York County Saturday night. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a car collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 northbound around 9:44 p.m. The driver of a 2005 Honda, who was identified as 35-year-old Ebony Tamia Roscoe, got onto I-77 from South Anderson Road and was traveling the wrong way   Read More ...
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Mother, 3-year-old identified as victims in deadly wrong-way Yor - | WBTV Charlotte
A mother and son who were both from Charlotte were identified Monday as the two people who were killed in a deadly wreck in York County Saturday night. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a car collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 77 northbound around 9:44 p.m. The driver of a 2005 Honda, who was identified as 35-year-old Ebony Tamia Roscoe, got onto I-77 from South Anderson Road and was traveling the wrong way   Read More ...
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Motorcyclist, 21, killed in crash involving Harrison Twp. students
A man was killed Sunday evening in Harrison Township when his motorcycle collided with a 2009 Chevy Traverse carrying three L'Anse Creuse High School students.   Read More ...
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Stamford woman killed in Route 15 crash
STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– A Stamford woman was killed after losing control of her car and crashing into trees off of on Sunday morning. State Police say at around 9 a.m., 31-year-old Bianca Diaz was driving a Honda Accord on Route 15 northbound in Stamford between exits 35 and 36 when she lost control of her car while in the left lane   Read More ...
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2 horses in trailer killed in California rollover crash
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - Sheriff's officials say two horses died of injuries sustained when the trailer they were riding in overturned in Southern California. Riverside County authorities responding to the single-vehicle crash Sunday found the trailer upside down on the side of the road. One person suffered minor injuries. An animal services team was deployed. Several hours later officials announced the horses had died   Read More ...
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Stamford Woman Killed in Crash on Merritt Parkway
A Stamford woman was killed in a crash on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) in Stamford Sunday morning. Connecticut State Police said that 31-year-old Bianca Diaz was driving north on Route 15 between exits 35 and 36 around 9 a.m. when she somehow lost control of her car and crashed off the highway into a group of trees. Diaz suffered fatal injuries   Read More ...
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29-year-old county worker identified as victim in deadly crash
A Jefferson County employee has been identified as the man killed Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Hueytown. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Daniel Ray Willis. He was 29. The crash happened at 5:32 a.m. near the intersection of Bessemer-Johns Road and Kings Lane near Hueytown, said Chief Deputy Randy Christian. When they arrived on the scene, they found the Willis in his wrecked Ford Mustang   Read More ...
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Victims of fatal crashes in Brookings, Day counties ID'd
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Highway Patrol has identified the victims of recent fatal crashes in Brookings and Day counties. Thirty-nine-year-old Tyrone King of Brookings died last Tuesday night when the car he was driving collided with a pickup truck at a highway intersection south of Arlington. Authorities say King failed to stop at a stop sign. King was dead at the scene   Read More ...
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