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  • 'I thought for sure he was gone': Man knocked in the air by pickup truck in Easton

    'I thought for sure he was gone': Man knocked in the air by pickup truck in Easton
    A 49-year-old Easton man was injured badly Tuesday night when he was hit by a pickup truck during a light rain in the 600 block of Easton's Northampton Street. The 9:20 p.m. accident knocked the pedestrian into the air, according to his friend David...
  • Casselberry trucker dies 12 days after being crushed by 10,000-pound storage pod

    Casselberry trucker dies 12 days after being crushed by 10,000-pound storage pod
    A Central Florida truck driver crushed by a 10,000-pound storage pod in New York died this week — 12 days after the accident. Alicia Henderson, 38, of Casselberry was crushed Dec. 11 at a storage-pod facility in Clay, N.Y., a Syracuse suburb,...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision on Interstate 95 South in Baltimore City past the Eastern Avenue exit closed the southbound right traffic lane and both southbound shoulders as of 9:07 a.m. on Wednesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. A two-...
  • Pickup truck in hit-run crash burns in Lauderdale

    Pickup truck in hit-run crash burns in Lauderdale
    A pickup truck was ablaze Wednesday morning about two miles away from a Coconut Creek crash the driver was involved in, police said. The completely burned out vehicle was off Northwest 31st Avenue, just north of Northwest 62nd street. Fort Lauderdale...
  • Repair shop owner alerted detectives to suspect vehicle in fatal hit-run

    Repair shop owner alerted detectives to suspect vehicle in fatal hit-run
    An alert body shop owner led detectives to the suspected hit-and-run driver who killed an 8-year-old boy and critically injured his older brother, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel said Tuesday morning. Zachary Vincent Benjamins, 22, a bartender without a...
  • Three Car Crash Reported On I-84 East In Hartford

    HARTFORD — A three-car crash on I-84 eastbound between Exits 46 and 48 has caused traffic to back up. The accident was reported about 2 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation. The center lane was closed as a result. The DOT...
  • Step-mom: 'It's so sad. An entire family wiped out'

    Step-mom: 'It's so sad. An entire family wiped out'
    Just this weekend, Ulysses Montero's former neighbors in Buenaventura Lakes said they were startled by the proud father going door-to-door to show them his newborn son. Montero, 25, had been estranged for months from the mother of his children, 24-year-...
  • Traffic accidents on the rise in state, to almost 800 a day

     Traffic accidents on the rise in state, to almost 800 a day
    Crashes involving motor vehicles in Illinois increased 4 percent in 2013, with an average of 782 accidents per day statewide and a total of nearly 1,000 roadway deaths — the highest since 2008 — according to records obtained by the Tribune....
  • Toddler airlifted to hospital after Davie car crash

    Toddler airlifted to hospital after Davie car crash
    A toddler was airlifted to the hospital Tuesday night following a traffic accident in Davie. Two cars collided around 9 p.m. near the intersection of North University Drive and Stirling Road, said Davie police Capt. Dale Engle. A 3-year-old was...
  • Man charged with reckless homicide after college student fatally struck

    Man charged with reckless homicide after college student fatally struck
    Dressed up like Santa Claus, Eddie Fuentes went out with friends in the city over the weekend, then made sure each one of them got home safely, driving them in his small two-door car, his family said. But while making an early-morning run Sunday to a...
  • Arrest made in fatal Dania Beach hit-run

    Arrest made in fatal Dania Beach hit-run
    There has been an arrest in the Dania Beach hit-and-run crash that killed an 8-year-old boy and critically injured his older brother, the Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed Tuesday morning. Zachary Benjamins, 22, is in custody and accused in the...