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Police think alcohol, speeding are factors in crash that kills passenger

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 | 10:52 a.m.

A 23-year-old male passenger in a car died today after the driver crashed into a wall while possibly under the influence of alcohol, Henderson Police said.

Police responded to the crash about 2:20 a.m. at Pebble Road and Carnegie Street. Arnold Cheung, [...]

Palm Harbor Woman Critically Injured in Crash After Suffering Medical Episode

A 45-year-old woman is in critical condition after she drove her car on the sidewalk at the intersection of Tampa Road and Strathmore Gale East Drive in Palm Harbor and collided with a guardrail early Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to the report, Mary Margaret Dion, of Palm Harbor, [...]

Visually Impaired Man Falls, Sues for Back and Neck Injury

Blindness on its own is a challenge that carries a myriad of risks and issues for which one has to meticulously plan and prepare in order to counter and move forward in the everyday without the benefit of sight. To that end, anyone who is visually impaired remains, by nature or training, extremely careful. Thus, [...]

2 killed in motorcycle crash in Orange County

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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -Two people were killed and one was critically hurt in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Orange County on Friday afternoon.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Turkey Lake Road and Central Florida Parkway.

Investigators [...]

Virginia man killed in crash in Bethlehem on NJ highway

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A Virginia man was killed and three other people were injured when a car crashed into a tractor-trailer on the shoulder of a northern New Jersey highway.

The crash on Interstate 78 eastbound in Hunterdon County occurred around 3:20 a.m. Saturday.

State police tell The Star-Ledger that the tractor-trailer’s driver had [...]

Gov’t Golf Cart Caught In Drunk Driving Accident On San Pedro

We report on accidents all the time – usually between fast moving vehicles on the highway – but an accident in San Pedro last night proved that even a golf cart can be deadly.

The San Pedro Sun reports that 2 people were injured in a traffic accident when a Government of Belize [...]

Woman Convicted Of DUI Manslaughter In I-10 Crash That Killed Two

August 31, 2013

An Escambia County woman is facing up to 35 year in prison after being convicted of DUI manslaughter for a crash on I-10 last October that claimed the lives of an adult and a child.

Kimberly Renee Rodrigues was convicted of two counts of DUI manslaughter, one count DUI causing great [...]

Death notices – Aug. 31, 2013

Selma Lunde

RUGBY — Selma “Sally” Lunde, 99, Rugby, before of Leeds, died Aug. 28, 2013, during Heart of America Medical Center, Rugby. Arrangements are tentative with Nelson Funeral Home, Leeds.

Chris Maier

ASHLEY — Chris Maier, 101, Ashley, died Aug. 29, 2013, during Ashley Nursing Home. Services will be hold during 10:30 a.m. Monday, [...]

Jacksonville man in critical condition after accident – The State Journal

A 21-year-old Jacksonville man injured in a single-car accident on Old Jacksonville Road earlier this week was listed in critical condition Friday at St. John’s Hospital.

His passenger died in the accident.

Jordan Branch was found in the wreckage of the vehicle he was driving about 6:30 a.m. Thursday near [...]

‘What a show of solidarity’

A family member of the one of the fallen Brooks County football players embrace a member of the Monroe fan base at midfield during a pre-game ceremony Friday night at Hugh Mills. (danny.aller@albanyherald.com)

Members of Johnnie Parker’s family — his mother, Tabatha, back right, father, Johnnie [...]

2 killed when motorcycle and car collide

Both drivers were killed when the motorcycle hit the driver’s side of the car about 4:40 p.m.

Pietruszka’s passenger, Carol Pietruszka, 74, was taken to nearby Dr. P. Phillips Hospital with minor injuries.

According to LinkedIn, Don Pietruszka worked in computer software before he retired.

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2 children killed when school bus hits car near Sanford

Raw video: A school bus was involved in a crash with a car resulting in injuries in Sanford on Friday, August 30, 2013. (Video by FOX35)

By Susan Jacobson, Orlando Sentinel

9:55 p.m. EDT, August 30, 2013

Two Deltona girls — an 11-year-old and a 7-year-old — were [...]

2 Pine Plains players killed, 2 hurt in crash

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Brent Roberts escalator stunt Mall at Wellington Green: YouTube inspired stunt …

WELLINGTON, Fla. – A YouTube inspired escalator stunt lands a Wellington man in jail.

Brent Roberts, 24, is facing criminal mischief charges after his attempt at an escalator helicopter stunt — crash landed — smashing $2,000 worth of glass at The Mall at Wellington Green.

The ‘escalator helicopter’ is when a person lies across the [...]

911 calls released about deadly Ariz. joyride

PHOENIX — A 911 call released Friday provides a dramatic account of a tragic joyride by an 8-year-old boy in his mother’s car as he swerved through traffic, turned around at a convenience store and eventually slamming into a light pole, killing his 6-year-old sister.

The caller followed the car up and down a [...]

3 Bellbrook High Students Seriously Injured in Crash

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Murder charge filed in Oklahoma chase fatality

MIAMI, Okla. — A second-degree murder charge has been filed against a man who prosecutors said caused a traffic accident that killed a Colorado truck driver while leading police on a high-speed chase after an attempted bank robbery in northeast Oklahoma.

The Miami News-Record reports (http://bit.ly/19TeE0d ) that Francis Harry Dishmon, 50, was charged [...]

Rescue crews on scene of Sugarcreek Twp. wreck

A Bellbrook High School student and one of two passengers in her car suffered serious injuries Friday evening in a two-vehicle accident in the 3500 block of Waynesville Road.

The female student, who was driving, was taken by CareFlight to Miami Valley Hospital from the crash, which happened at approximately 6:30 p.m. near the intersection [...]

Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe during holiday weekend

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Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe during holiday weekend

MIAMI, FL (WFLX)– The Coast Guard urges Florida boaters to use extra caution while enjoying the Labor Day weekend.

Coast Guard law-enforcement crews will be patrolling, conducting safety checks, and watching for people boating while intoxicated or operating in an unsafe manner.

The Coast Guard asks the boating public to monitor weather broadcasts and be [...]