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Stories tagged: accident

UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Father, son injured when tire falls off passing car on I-90 in Coeur d’Alene

A father and son were injured Friday morning when a tire came off a passing sedan, bounced across the median and smashed the roof of their pickup truck on Interstate …

Southwest airplane is being repaired after fatal accident

The Southwest Airlines airplane that broke down midair in a fatal accident last month has made its way to a Seattle-area facility for repairs.

Bookings for Southwest fall after fatal accident

Southwest Airlines says bookings are down since the fatal accident on one of its planes last week.

China: Many Chinese dead, hurt in North Korea traffic crash

A large number of Chinese tourists have been killed and injured in a “major traffic accident” in North Korea, China’s foreign ministry said Monday.

UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 9:45 p.m.

Clarkston teen killed in two-vehicle collision

Lewiston Police said 19-year-old Hayden Garrett of Clarkston was driving through an intersection on Highway 128 near the Hilary Motel when he was T-boned by a semi driven by Pompeyo …

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:31 p.m.

Hood Canal-area couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash

Eight Americans, two Swedes and a Canadian were among those killed when the bus taking them from their cruise ships to visit Mayan ruins crashed in southeastern Mexico, officials said …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 5:59 p.m.

Worley man killed by tractor

Arthur R. Brand, 74, was pushing a rock down steep terrain before he was thrown forward from the tractor and run over, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

Two killed, 6 injured in Fort Jackson accident

An accident involving a military vehicle and a troop formation at Fort Jackson on Friday afternoon, resulted in the deaths of two soldiers and injured six others, two critically.

Two adults killed in northeastern Montana school bus crash

A pickup truck collided head-on with a school bus in northeastern Montana, killing the drivers of both vehicles and injuring four eighth-graders on their way to Havre for a field …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

Porsche plows into spectators at Idaho car show; 11 hurt

A Porsche plowed into a crowd of spectators at a Boise car show, injuring at least eight in a horrifying scene that saw bystanders scrambling to tend to the injured, …

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 4:22 p.m.

Car hits 7, including 5 children, on Pennsylvania street

Police said a car traveling in the wrong lane on Friday plowed into seven people, five of them children, on a street in a residential development in northeastern Pennsylvania.

State patrol studies policy after body not found for 3 days

The Washington State Patrol is re-evaluating procedures after a trooper responded to what seemed to be an abandoned motorcycle crash but turned out to be a fatal crash scene.

Bicyclist dies in collision with van Friday evening

A man riding a bicycle died Friday evening after colliding with a car at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Freya Street.

Third Boy Scout dies after sailboat strikes power line on lake

A third Boy Scout has died from injuries suffered when a sailboat struck an overhanging power line on a lake east of Dallas.

Former soldier sues Tacoma police officer who ran him over

A former soldier who was run over by a police officer’s vehicle while lying in the street after a night of drinking is suing the Tacoma Police Department and the …

Conviction tossed for woman who ran over girls in leaf pile

The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed the conviction of a motorist who drove an SUV into a pile of leaves that concealed two girls, killing them.

UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 5:16 p.m.

Driver arrested in hit and run case that severed motorcyclist’s leg

Police have arrested the hit-and-run driver involved in a crash last Sunday that severed a motorcyclist’s leg.

UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 11:42 a.m.

Trooper hospitalized after being hit during traffic stop

Two people, including a Washington State trooper, were taken to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 5.

Fast train hits Polish truck; 19 hospitalized, 7 seriously

A fast train hit a flat-bed truck at an unguarded railway crossing Friday in southwestern Poland, sending 19 people to the hospital, including seven with life-threatening injuries, officials said.

East Idaho man dies in farm equipment accident

A Rexburg father has died after he became entangled in the rotor of farm equipment.

10 snowmobilers have died on not-so-frozen lakes in mild Northeast

Not-so-frozen lakes have claimed 10 snowmobilers across the Northeast so far in a relatively mild winter.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 5:43 p.m.

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter leaves hospital after ATV accident

The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears is back at her home in Kentwood, Louisiana after a vehicle accident last week.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 7:49 a.m.

Man falls, dies at 49 Degrees North ski area

A man died after falling into a tree well at the 49 Degrees North ski area near Chewelah on Monday, according to the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 10:27 a.m.

Wallenda says ‘Never Give Up’ after 5 tightrope walkers hurt

During a news conference in Sarasota, Florida, on Thursday morning, Nik Wallenda said the performs suffered broken bones, scrapes and bruises in Wednesday’s fall, but all are expected to fully …

One person dead after car swerves off I-5 ramp into pond

One person was killed when a vehicle swerved off an Interstate 5 exit ramp and into an icy retention pond in Federal Way.

Woman dies when SUV crashes into home as she watched TV

Authorities in Florida say a 66-year-old woman died when a stolen SUV crashed into her Jacksonville home while she was watching television.

Oregon woman dies after zip line failure

Authorities say a woman died while riding on a zip line that stretches across a river in northwestern Oregon.

Three hurt in DUI car crash Sunday south of Spokane Valley

Three people were injured early Sunday morning when a speeding car crashed about four miles south of Spokane Valley. The Washington State Patrol suspects the 37-year-old driver of a blue …

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter, 8, injured in ATV accident

The 8-year-old daughter of actress and singer Jamie Lynn Spears was injured when an all-terrain vehicle she was driving fell into a pond in Louisiana on Sunday, according to authorities …

Teenage girl dies after being thrown off ride at Chinese amusement park

A 13-year-old girl has died after being flung out of a fast-turning ride at an amusement park in southwest China.