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Highway and Road Disasters

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  • Four of five people killed in Monroe County crash were children who weren't seatbelted, police say

    Four of five people killed in Monroe County crash were children who weren't seatbelted, police say
    State police said four of the five people killed in a four-car crash Saturday afternoon in Monroe County were children, and none of them were in seatbelts or booster seats. State police at Fern Ridge did not identify the children but said they were from...
  • Woman Killed In Meriden Motorcycle Crash

    A 47-year-old Meriden woman was killed Saturday night when her motorcycle crashed in her hometown, police said. Davaina Berube, of 15 Summer Street, was driving south on Cook Avenue on a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle when she apparently lost control...
  • Sprint car driver killed

    The Sports Xchange Sprint car driver killed Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann died in a crash during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, Wis. Semmelman's car flipped three times and hit the outside wall after the...
  • Former NFL kicker Bironas dies in Nashville car wreck

    (Reuters) - Former Tennessee Titans' kicker Rob Bironas died late Saturday in a single-vehicle car crash in Nashville, police said on Sunday. Bironas, 36, lost control of the SUV he was driving at a high rate of speed around a curve in the road, the...
  • Jessup man killed in motorcycle crash in Howard County

    Jessup man killed in motorcycle crash in Howard County
    A Jessup man was killed Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and struck a guardrail in Howard County. About 1:30 p.m. Saturday, John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling east on Mission Road near Concord Drive in Jessup. Barrass was thrown from...
  • Former Titans K Bironas dies in one-car accident

    The Sports Xchange Former Titans K Bironas dies in one-car accident Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas died in a single-car crash in Nashville, Tenn. on Saturday night. Bironas, 36, lost control of his SUV while traveling at a high rate of...
  • 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Bolton Crash

    1 Killed, 1 Injured In Bolton Crash
    BOLTON — A Coventry man was killed and another person was injured in a crash near the intersection of routes 6 and 44 early Friday morning, state police said. A passenger in the car, Thomas Hendel, 21, was killed, state police said. The car...
  • Man dies after being hit by motorcycle in Romeoville

    Man dies after being hit by motorcycle in Romeoville
    A man was killed when a motorcycle struck him as he walked in a Romeoville street late Friday, authorities said. Mark D. Stukel, 56, of Channahon, was pronounced dead at 9:28 p.m. Friday at Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital following the collision on...
  • Jessup man dies in motorcycle crash

    A Jessup man died Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle going around a curve just a few miles from his home, Howard County police said. John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling eastbound on Mission Road at about 1:30 p.m. when his...
  • Driver on Route 33 crashes into two emergency vehicles, police say

    A state police cruiser was involved in a crash when a trooper responded to a disabled vehicle call Friday night on Route 33 in Palmer Township and stopped in the right lane with his emergency lights on, police said. A Palmer Township fire department...
  • Heroes honored for live-saving work

    Heroes honored for live-saving work
    St. Luke's University Hospital celebrated the resiliency of the human body and spirit Saturday by honoring two accident victims who suffered life-threatening injuries and survived because of the diligent aid of medical personnel. Sean Mathes, a 38-year-...