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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Second Victim Of Fiery Manchester Crash Dies

    MANCHESTER — A man who was badly burned after a car crash on June 19 that kiilled another man has died, police said Monday. Shelton Johnson, 23, was pronounced dead on Sunday at Bridgeport Hospital's burn center, police said. Johnson was a...
  • Walk this way

    Walk this way
    At the urging of fire and rescue personnel upset by continuing roadway carnage, Baltimore County's top officials recently announced an effort to reduce pedestrian accidents and fatalities. If anything, the campaign is overdue given that the county...
  • One-Car Crash Closes Major Road In Windham

    WINDHAM — A section of Route 32 was closed during the morming commute because of a one-car crash. No one was seriously injured in the collision, which happened about 3:15 a.m. near the intersection with Old Plains Road, state police said. The...
  • GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases

    GM will pay $20K to over $5M per victim in ignition switch cases
    A special victims-compensation consultant hired by General Motors announced the details of a sweeping program to pay for the deaths and injuries caused by faulty ignition switches in millions of the automaker’s small cars. Attorney Kenneth...
  • Traffic: Crash shuts down SB Florida's Turnpike

    Traffic: Crash shuts down SB Florida's Turnpike
    The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike are closed after an Osceola County-area crash. Traffic is also slow northbound near the crash. The crash is at mile post 246. Traffic is being detoured at Exit 249 at Osceola Parkway. Emergency vehicles are...
  • GM compensation fund could pay millions to victims, families

    Families of those killed in crashes involving General Motors Co.'s defective ignition switches will be offered at least $1 million if they can prove the defect caused the crash. GM victim compensation director Kenneth Feinberg, who also led the...
  • One teen killed, two injured in Monroe County crash

    An 18-year-old Monroe County man was killed and his two teenage passengers injured in a crash Saturday in Polk Township, Monroe County. Conrad Joseph Caputo III of Kunkletown was driving a pickup truck at 4:50 p.m. on Hell Hollow Road that lost control...
  • Press Box: Ex-Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen killed in crash

    The Sports Xchange Press Box: Ex-Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen killed in crash Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who played on the 2010 national championship team, died Sunday morning in a car accident. He was 23. Multiple media outlets...
  • Former Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen killed in crash

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Corrects Phillip to Philip in lede Former Auburn TE Lutzenkirchen killed in crash Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen, who played on the 2010 national championship team, died Sunday morning in a car accident....
  • FHP: Driver dead after flipping truck, fleeing scene, crashing again

    FHP: Driver dead after flipping truck, fleeing scene, crashing again
    An accused hit-and-run driver is dead after flipping his 1990 Chevrolet pickup twice before landing upright making a U-turn and crashing again, troopers say. A preliminary crash report from the Florida Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Johnny Wald of Cocoa...
  • Motorcyclist dies after crashing into tree in Orange

    A man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving hit the curb on Tustin Street in Orange and crashed into a tree, police said. No other vehicle appeared to be involved in the fatal crash, which occurred about 4 p.m. on northbound...