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Accidental Death

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  • One dead, another injured in Angeles National Forest car crash

    One person was killed and another seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a car crash in the Kagel Canyon area of the Angeles National Forest, authorities said. The crash occurred about 2 p.m. when a Chevrolet Camaro went over the side of the road...
  • Officer shot accidentally is BART's first to die on duty

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who died Tuesday after being accidentally shot by his partner was the first killed in the line of duty in department history, the chief said in a brief evening statement. Taking no questions, BART Police...
  • Woman killed in 3-vehicle Aurora crash

    Woman killed in 3-vehicle Aurora crash
    An 81-year-old woman was killed in a 3-vehicle crash in Aurora Saturday afternoon, police said. The woman was driving a 2006 Honda Civic north on Eola Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday when she tried to make a left turn onto Bilter Road and her car was hit...
  • Prosecutors: Semi driver in fatal crash worked 36 hours with 3 1/2 hours sleep

    Prosecutors: Semi driver in fatal crash worked 36 hours with 3 1/2 hours sleep
    The semi driver who caused a fiery accident that killed a tollway worker and badly injured a state trooper had been working 36 hours at the time of the crash, a prosecutor said today as bail was set at $150,000. Renato V. Velasquez, 46, of Hanover Park...
  • Big-rig driver flees scene of fatal multi-vehicle crash in Fontana

    Big-rig driver flees scene of fatal multi-vehicle crash in Fontana
    The California Highway Patrol is searching for a big-rig driver who fled on foot after being involved in a fatal multi-vehicle crash in Fontana early Thursday. The accident was reported about 2:11 a.m. at Etiwanda and San Bernardino avenues, just...
  • BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by partner

    BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by partner
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a partner Tuesday while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. Alameda County Sheriff's Department Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a...
  • Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet

    Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet
    Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said. The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...
  • Big rig driver arrested after fleeing fatal crash, officials say

    Big rig driver arrested after fleeing fatal crash, officials say
    California Highway Patrol officers arrested a big rig driver who authorities said fled on foot after being involved in a fatal multi-vehicle crash early Thursday in Ontario. CHP officials said officers spent several hours searching for the man,...
  • The road back from a wrongful conviction

    The road back from a wrongful conviction
    As she marks her 32nd birthday Sunday, Nicole Harris is navigating job interviews and graduate school applications. She's discovering just how delicate the relationship between a mother and her teenage son can be. She is constantly on the hunt for a...
  • Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash

    Traffic jammed on 405 Freeway through Sepulveda Pass after fatal crash
    A fatal collision between a motorcyclist and another vehicle in West Los Angeles backed up morning commuter traffic up and down a long stretch of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass. The incident occurred at about 3:45 a.m. when authorities got a...
  • Slain BART officer's family says they have compassion for shooter

    Slain BART officer's family says they have compassion for shooter
    SAN FRANCISCO — The family of BART Det. Sgt. Tommy Smith, who was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a probation search Tuesday, expressed compassion for the shooter and his family in an interview with a local television...