WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Investigators are focusing on human as error as the likely reason a train struck a car at a crossing in Massachusetts late last week, killing the 68-year-old driver.
Roberta Sausville was killed Friday when her vehicle was struck in Wilmington by a Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority commuter train, authorities said.
CEDAR HILLS, Utah (AP) — A teenager was seriously injured in a Utah sledding accident just as health officials were giving out helmets and warning of the sport’s potential hazard’s at a nearby safety event.
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Two people were killed and a 1-year-old child was badly injured when a fast-moving car plowed into the back of a slow-moving tractor trailer on Sunday on a Colorado highway.
The 29-year-old driver and a 31-year-old passenger were killed and the child injured when the Cadillac Deville they were travelling in hit the semi that was attempting to turn left near the Pueblo Airport, the Colorado State Patrol said.
EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A Texas Department of Public Safety officer has died after being involved in a single vehicle traffic accident near the U.S.-Mexico border while working with the U.S. Border Patrol.
POYNETTE, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin State Patrol trooper was injured after his vehicle was rear-ended by motorist in an SUV on Interstate 39 near Poynette Sunday morning, authorities said.
The trooper's injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — One of the leaders of a high school soccer team that won its first state championship — and the hearts of many state fans — is struggling for his life after being hit by a car in Saudi Arabia.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man who was a freighter shipmate has died in an accident aboard a 1,000-foot freighter along northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Richard Gray of Traverse City died Monday following the accident on the Walter J.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A hot air balloon mishap in Slovenia injured four people Saturday, police said.
The four were injured when they fell out of the balloon as it landed in strong wind, Grega Trcek from the Barje Balloon Center told Slovenia's STA news agency.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A man who stumbled along a street while carrying his own severed arm was saved by two public workers who saw him and happened to be trained in the use of tourniquets, authorities in Maine said.
HAMPSHIRE, Ill. (AP) — A chemical explosion Friday at a northern Illinois manufacturing plant killed one person and left another critically injured, authorities said.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A botched bank heist that led to the accidental death of an FBI agent earned convicted robber Francisco Herrera-Genao a 117-year prison sentence.
Now, the New Jersey convict, imprisoned since 2007, could be free in as soon as four years because of legislation signed by former President Donald Trump.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — Officials have identified the U.S. Marines killed when the truck they and others were riding in overturned and ejected them near their base in North Carolina.
A news release from the 2nd Marine Logistics Group on Friday identified the victims as Lance Cpl.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man charged with fatally hitting another man in his front yard in Lincoln has pleaded no contest to charges in the case.
Hani Hadgi, 31, of Lincoln, pleaded no contest to attempting to leave the scene of a fatal accident and misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide, the Lincoln Journal Star reported.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy was critically injured in an accidental shooting and another teen is facing charges, Wilmington police said Friday.
Officers called to a home on West 30th Street around 3:45 p.m.
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — At least 17 people were killed and dozens more injured when a vehicle carrying mining explosives blew up after colliding with a motorcycle in western Ghana, officials said Friday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. crash investigators are urging the Federal Aviation Administration to require private planes to be equipped with carbon monoxide detectors, citing deadly crashes that were attributed to poisoning by the odorless gas.
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — A vehicle carrying explosives used in mining collided with a motorcycle and blew up in western Ghana on Thursday, causing an unknown number of fatalities and injuring scores of people, police said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A woman with a history of DWI arrests has pleaded guilty to charges related to a car crash that left a 28-year-old man dead.
Latasha Hicks, 46, of St. James, pleaded guilty Wednesday to her third DWI offense and vehicular homicide in the March 15, 2020, death of Brian Gros Jr., of Pierre Part, as part of a plea deal with prosecutors, District Attorney Rickey Babin's office told news outlets.
LYON, France (AP) — French actor Gaspard Ulliel, known for appearing in Chanel perfume ads as well as film and television roles, died Wednesday after a skiing accident in the Alps, local authorities said.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Three teenage boys were killed in Southern California when the car they were in struck a curb, collided with a fence and rolled over on an embankment, authorities said.
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was charged with driving under the influence after his pickup truck struck a utility pole. causing a widespread power outage in a Cumberland neighborhood, police said.
ATLANTA (AP) — A dangerous winter storm combining high winds and ice swept through parts of the U.S. Southeast on Sunday, knocking out power, felling trees and fences and coating roads with a treacherous, frigid glaze.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in an unincorporated community in Alabama.
Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies received a 911 call at 8:30 p.m.
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A Beloit police officer who shot a man who was trying to disarm her won’t face any criminal charges, prosecutors said Friday.
The Beloit Daily News reported that Sgt.
NEW DELHI (AP) — An air force helicopter crash that killed India's military chief and 13 other people was caused by an unexpected change in weather that disoriented the pilot, a military court said in preliminary findings released Friday.
PARIS (AP) — A 20-year-old Frenchman died Friday at the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia when his vehicle was involved in a collision with a local truck, organizers said.
Quentin Lavallée, a mechanic for the PH Sport team, was driving an assistance vehicle when the accident occurred at 11:30 a.m.
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix man has been arrested in an accidental shooting that killed his 2-year-old son at the family's apartment.
Jail records and police say Joshua Lewis, 29, was jailed Thursday after being arrested on suspicion of child abuse-reckless in the Wednesday afternoon shooting death of 2-year-old Kayden Lewis.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Two workers were injured when part of a building collapsed at the Alabama School for the Deaf, raining down bricks and other material, authorities said.
The failure happened Wednesday morning at the student center of the school, which is part of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, according to a statement from Talladega Fire and Rescue released on social media.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Treacherous driving conditions due to freezing rain in western Montana caused crashes that blocked lanes on Interstate 90 both east and west of Missoula and led Missoula Public Schools to cancel classes because buses were unable to run safely.