WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared to the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy improved and travel picked up, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday by the National Safety Council. 432 more words
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It’s been an emotional 24 hours for the families of the two people who died in a crash in Kunia Saturday afternoon.
Family members identify one of them, the driver, as Jose Molina, 32, of Pearl City. 378 more words
Cross-posted from Horse Racing Wrongs
by PATRICK BATTUELLO
It’s hard to say how many fatal paddock fractures and “sudden cardiac events” occur just prior to scheduled races, for these deaths are typically buried as mere “vet scratches” on the official race charts. 82 more words
Ontario Provincial Police have released the identities of two men killed in a fiery crash on Highway 2 outside of Brockville on Aug. 4.
Scott Lockyer, 45, of Augusta Township was identified as the driver of the vehicle, while Adam Hrehirchuk, 22, of Winnipeg, was a passenger in the vehicle. 50 more words
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — At least 16 people died in the hot air balloon crash in Central Texas, the National Transportation Safety Board said Sunday, cautioning that investigators haven’t officially determined the exact number of passengers and what caused the worst such disaster in U.S. 838 more words