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  • FHP: Man killed in hit-and-run crash in Volusia

    FHP: Man killed in hit-and-run crash in Volusia
    A 50-year-old man was killed Saturday morning by a hit-and-run driver on U.S. 1, officials said. Troopers found John Jones, of Ormond Beach, lying on the westbound shoulder of U.S. 1 near Lowndes Avenue in Volusia County about 12:25 a.m. He died at...
  • Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner

    Cop killed in crash was over legal alcohol limit: coroner
    A rookie Waukegan police officer killed in a single-car crash last weekend had a blood alcohol content 3 1/2 times higher than the legal limit to drive, according to the Lake County Coroner’s Office. Officer Jason J. Mueller was off-duty when...
  • Suspected drunk driver arrested after North Hollywood crash

    Suspected drunk driver arrested after North Hollywood crash
    A motorist was arrested Saturday morning after fleeing the scene of a collision in North Hollywood that left a motorcyclist in grave condition, police said. The driver was heading north on Lankershim Boulevard and attempting to turn left onto Magnolia...
  • Motorcyclist Died, 2 Injured After Crash In East Haven

    Motorcyclist Died, 2 Injured After Crash In East Haven
    EAST HAVEN — Two people were injured and one died after two motorcycles collided with a vehicle on Foxon Road, police said. Carlos Dejesus, 30, died immediately from the collision, police said. The other motorcyclists Michael Gatavaski, 30, is...
  • At least four dead in truck-car crash south of Chicago

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - At least four people were dead and three more were airlifted to hospitals after a multi-vehicle crash on I-55, a major truck route between St. Louis and Chicago, Illinois State Police said on Monday. The crash, which involved two...
  • Motorcyclist killed in crash in James City County identified

    Motorcyclist killed in crash in James City County identified
    A James City County motorcyclist is dead after an accident Saturday afternoon. A 50-year-old man was driving his Harley Davidson motorcycle at a high speed west on the 8500 block of Richmond Road at 2:45 p.m., according to Deputy Chief Steve Rubino with...
  • Wisconsin train derailment clean up underway, evacuation lifted

    MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - An evacuation order was lifted on Monday after a train derailment and collision several hours earlier caused a fuel spill in a southeastern Wisconsin town, where clean-up efforts were underway, a rail spokesman said. A Canadian...
  • Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment

    Residents return home after Wisconsin train derailment
    Authorities are letting residents return home Monday morning after a train derailment and fuel spill in Slinger, Wis., prompted an evacuation Sunday night, authorities said. Three locomotives and several railcars belonging to a Canadian National Railway...
  • Two people arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run

    Two people arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run
    A 29-year-old man suspected of drunk driving and his girlfriend were arrested in connection with a hit-and-run crash that fatally injured a motorcyclist in North Hollywood on Saturday, authorities said. Officer Jessica Rice of the Los Angeles Police...
  • West Boca man dies in crash; woman may be charged, deputies say

    Possible charges are pending against a West Boca woman after a crash that killed a man on Monday, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office news release. The crash happened about 1 a.m. as Kelsey Cooper, 32, was driving north on State Road 7 in a...
  • Driver in crash that killed motorcyclist faces homicide charge

    A 64-year-old Bucks County man was driving drunk when he crashed head-on into a motorcyclist and killed him Saturday night on Kellers Church Road in Bedminster Township, state police at Dublin said. Dennis H. Bennett, 64, of Doylestown Township, was...