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Teenager dies in eastern Idaho snowmobile accident

Eastern Idaho authorities say a 14-year-old boy has died in a snowmobile accident in a foothills area outside Idaho Falls.


School bus carrying 19 swerves to avoid deer, overturns

Elementary school students in eastern North Carolina are being treated for injuries after their school bus overturned when the driver said he swerved to avoid deer that ran in front …


Deputy helps revive unconscious driver after crash

Clackamas County authorities say a deputy helped rescue a man who suffered a medical emergency while driving and crashed his pickup truck into another vehicle.


Athol man involved in I-90 accident that leaves one hospitalized

One person was hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 90 early Thursday morning, the Washington State Patrol reported.


2 killed in 30-vehicle pileup on slick Michigan interstate

Authorities say at least two people have died and others are hurt following a 30-vehicle pileup on a snowy, icy Michigan interstate near the state capital of Lansing.


NTSB: Driver in fatal school bus crash was speeding, had prior wrecks

The driver of a Baltimore school bus that careened into a transit bus, killing six people including himself, was speeding, had a history of previous crashes and had a seizure …


Seattle’s duck boat company to pay up to $1 million for violations

Ride the Ducks International has agreed to pay up to $1 million in civil penalties in an agreement reached with federal transportation officials.


Police officer convicted of assaulting man after car crash

An East Helena police officer accused of punching a 70-year-old man after a car crash has been convicted of misdemeanor assault.


Truck smashes into Iowa Wal-Mart store killing 3 people

A pickup truck smashed through the front doors of an Iowa Wal-Mart store on Thursday, killing three people and scattering merchandise on the floor before it came to a stop …


Feds: Put seat belts on school buses to save kids’ lives

The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday re-emphasized the agency’s call for seat belts on school buses in the aftermath of a crash in Chattanooga that …


Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass reopens after collisions

State transportation officials say Interstate 90 westbound was closed over Snoqualmie Pass after multiple collisions and spinouts due to snow and icy conditions.


Hit-run driver strikes 3 changing flat tire on I-5 shoulder

A hit-and-run driver struck three people who had pulled onto the shoulder of Interstate 5 in Tacoma to change a flat tire.


Man arrested after fatal hit-and-run of 3-year-old boy

A 3-year-old boy riding a bicycle in a Pablo trailer park died after being backed over by a vehicle.


2 killed when beam falls at NYC construction site

A beam has fallen on a crane operator’s cab in New York City and fire officials say two people were killed.


Crash victim flung into river, swims to island for rescue

Law enforcement officials say an Idaho man was flung 50 feet into the Snake River and forced to swim to a nearby island after being struck by a vehicle on …


WSP: Good Samaritan killed, two injured helping stranded drivers

Washington State Patrol is urging people to be careful when helping stranded motorists, after two separate accidents on Snohomish County highways left one good Samaritan dead and two others injured.


Three die in Montana airplane crash

Three people were killed in the weekend crash of a twin-engine airplane in southeastern Montana.


Four injured in chain-reaction crash outside outdoor concert

Four people were seriously injured after being struck by a police vehicle in a chain-reaction crash outside a Southern California concert venue.


Sandpoint man walking on tracks killed by train

A Sandpoint man was struck by a train and killed Monday evening in Bonner County.


Passing motorists pull teen from flipped car in ditch

A Prineville teenager is safe after two passing motorists helped her escape her vehicle, which has flipped over in an irrigation canal.


OHSU surgeon dropped tool on patient’s spinal cord, lawsuit claims

A 59-year-old man has filed a $22 million lawsuit against Oregon Health & Science University and one of its surgeons, alleging he was left paralyzed when the doctor twice dropped …


Ferris wheel fall: One girl in ICU among 3 injured in Tennessee accident

One of three girls injured in a fall from a Ferris wheel at the Greene County Fair in Greeneville, Tenn., on Monday night remained in the intensive care unit of …


Driver crashes car into house, hurts man sleeping in bedroom

A Bremerton man was seriously hurt when a car crashed into his house and struck him as he was sleeping in the bedroom.


I-82 rollover crash Tuesday near Zillah injured five

State troopers say all five occupants were injured when a Dodge Durango rolled on Interstate 82 near Zillah on Tuesday afternoon.


Mother dies after being thrown off car driven by daughter

A Washington woman has died after being thrown off a car driven by her daughter.


Florida authorities say 5 dead, 25 injured in Florida crash

The Florida Highway Patrol says four people were killed and 24 were injured when a bus and tractor trailer collided on a highway in the Panhandle.


17 killed in multi-vehicle crash on Uganda highway

A police official says at least 17 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway in Uganda.


Car crashes into Donut Parade in north Spokane

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel crashed his car into the front door of Donut Parade at N. Hamilton Street. Both the driver and a pedestrian waiting to …


Mt. Spokane High student dies in wreck, driver charged with homicide

A Spokane man has been charged with vehicular homicide in a two-car collision that killed a juvenile Saturday night and injured two others on U.S. 395 one mile north of …


100 years ago in Spokane: Californian convention attendees frown on Washington’s booze ban

From our archives, 100 years ago The Pacific Coast Advertising Men’s Association was holding its convention in Spokane, and some ad men from California showed exactly how they felt about …