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  • Pope Francis grieving for relatives killed in Argentina crash

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Pope Francis was deeply grieved, the Vatican's official broadcasting service said on Tuesday, after the deaths of three relatives killed when their car slammed into the back of a truck on a highway in central Argentina. A...
  • Lower Nazareth teen dies from injuries in bicycle accident with tractor-trailer

    A Lower Nazareth Township boy has died from injuries suffered Tuesday when he was hit by a tractor-trailer while riding a motorized bicycle on Route 191. Austin T. Bringenberg, 16, of the 400 block of Georgetown Road, was pronounced dead at 5:20 a.m....
  • 3 relatives of Pope Francis killed in crash in Argentina

    Three relatives of Pope Francis were killed early Tuesday when their car collided with a truck in Argentina's central Cordoba province, local media reported. A nephew of the pope, Emanuel Bergoglio, who was driving the car was in serious condition after...
  • NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 20 - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange NASCAR Driver Capsules, Aug. 20 Capsules for the top 20 drivers in the Sprint Cup standings, plus five additional drivers of note. By Jerry Bonkowski and Bob Moore 24 JEFF GORDON, Chevrolet Team: Hendrick Motorsports WHERE HE...
  • Motorcyclist lands feet-first on car roof after collision

    Motorcyclist lands feet-first on car roof after collision
    Dramatic dash cam footage shows a Russian motorcyclist flipping in the air and then landing safely on his or her feet on top of a car after a rear-end collision, according to The Moscow Times. The video was uploaded to the video-sharing site LiveLeak on...
  • Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster

    Traffic: Crash cleared from MD 27 in Westminster
    All lanes have been reopened on MD 27 in Westminster on Wednesday morning with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision at Stone Chapel Road, according to the state Department of Transportation. All lanes have been reopened on MD 175 at Fort Meade with...
  • Writer Webster held on DUI charge after fatal Virginia accident

    (Reuters) - Award-winning U.S. author Donovan Webster is being held without bail on a drunken driving charge after a man was killed in an accident outside Charlottesville, Virginia, police said on Monday. Webster, 55, of Charlottesville, was arrested...
  • Man Dies In Motorcycle Crash In Bethel

    BETHEL — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Mansfield Street and Fleetwood Avenue. The man, whose identity was not released, was driving east on Mansfield Street around 5:20 p.m. when he veered off the paved...
  • Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash

    Pa. motorcyclist dies in Parkton crash
    A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man was killed Saturday afternoon in Parkton where he was involved in a three-vehicle accident. Joseph Zutell Jr. of Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, was driving a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle east-bound on Old York Road...
  • State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI Crash In Ellington, State Police Say

     State Trooper Taken Off Patrol After DUI  Crash In Ellington, State Police Say
    ELLINGTON — An off-duty state trooper has been placed on desk duty following his involvement in a Friday night crash after which he failed field sobriety tests, state police said. The crash sent the trooper, Christopher J. Powers, 42, and...
  • Feds: Car-to-Car Tech Can Save Lives

     
    A new report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gives a sneak peek at the future of accident avoidance. The agency says two technologies, left-turn assist and intersection-movement assist, could prevent as many as 592,000 accidents...