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  • Man killed in accident, Hampton police say

    Man killed in accident, Hampton police say
    A man died Tuesday afternoon in Hampton when his minivan left the road and struck a tree, police said. The incident happened just before 4:30 p.m., in the first block of Shelton Road, where they found a dead man inside of a Dodge minivan, according to a...
  • New Tripoli man, 81, killed in Route 143 crash in Lynn Twp.

    An 81-year-old New Tripoli man died Monday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash on Route 143 in Lynn Township, authorities said. Ralph Everett of Kings Highway was driving at 1 p.m. when his car collided with another at Behler Road, the Lehigh County...
  • 81-year-old Pines woman critical after being hit by car

    81-year-old Pines woman critical after being hit by car
    An 81-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a car Wednesday evening while crossing a street near her home in Pembroke Pines. The crash happened about 6:11 p.m. near the intersection of St. Charles Place and Hammock Lane, said...
  • Woman ID'd, remains in critical condition after car goes into Boynton canal

    A woman critically injured after her car plunged into a canal Sunday has been identified. Police said the driver, Judith Lavers, 68, of Boynton Beach, is still hospitalized in critical condition Monday. The crash left Lavers trapped inside her car early...
  • Window washer who fell 11 stories reunited with family before Christmas

    Window washer who fell 11 stories reunited with family before Christmas
    A window washer who survived an 11-story fall onto a car in downtown San Francisco has finally been released from the hospital in time for Christmas, family and healthcare officials said Monday. Marciela Perez, wife of the man who fell, Pedro Perez,...
  • Traffic Deaths Down 3.1 Percent in 2013

     
    Fatalities from traffic accidents decreased 3.1 percent from 2012 to 2013, according to a traffic fatality report issued today by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In total, 32,719 Americans died in traffic accidents in 2013. That's down...
  • 1 killed after shooting leads to police chase

    1 killed after shooting leads to police chase
    A high-speed police chase turned deadly after the car's driver, who was suspected in a shooting, died in a crash Sunday on the city's South Side. About 9:45 p.m., two men driving a red sedan pulled up to a house in the 8000 block of South Manistee...
  • Drunk driver flees scene of back-to-back car crashes

    Drunk driver flees scene of back-to-back car crashes
    A 24-year-old Burbank man allegedly fled the scene of back-to-back car crashes while drunk. Then, after being arrested, he damaged a fire sprinkler in his jail cell, police said. Two Burbank sergeants witnessed the man, identified as Reginald Jackson,...
  • Man hit by car dies in Norfolk, police say

    Man hit by car dies in Norfolk, police say
    A 50-year-old man died after he was hit by a car in Norfolk Sunday night, according to a police department news release. The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. in the 3100 block of Azalea Garden Road.  Police believe the man was attempting to...
  • Names of four teens killed in Carbon County crash to be released Monday, coroner says

    Names of four teens killed in Carbon County crash to be released Monday, coroner says
    The identities of four teens killed in a fiery crash Friday night in Carbon County will be released later Monday, according to the coroner. Autopsies will be conducted Monday, said Carbon County Coroner Bruce Nalesnik. State police said they will not...
  • 'I was helpless,' says witness to fatal Carbon County crash that claimed 4 teens

    'I was helpless,' says witness to fatal Carbon County crash that claimed 4 teens
    The loud crash jolted Ronald Behler as he was making a snack in the kitchen of his Lower Towamensing Township home around 8:30 Friday night. He knew what the sound signaled before he instinctively bolted out the door and up the winding road, littered with...