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Police ID 2 people killed in motorcycle crash in Davenport

Aug. 6, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Davenport police have identified two people killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend. Motorcycle driver Marvin Cobler, 46, of Davenport and his passenger, Sarah Robertson, 32, of Davenport, both died from their injuries sustained in the Saturday afternoon crash, the Quad-City...

Father charged in crash that killed daughter

Aug. 6, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man involved in a crash that killed his daughter has been charged with murder and driving under the influence, authorities said. Christopher M. McCoy, 32, of Glasgow was arrested this week in connection with the May crash that killed the girl, who was a passenger in the...

1 dead in collision with dump truck in Maine

Aug. 5, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

MORRILL, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said a 34-year-old man was killed in a traffic crash on Wednesday when his car crossed a center line and collided with a dump truck. The crash killed Nicholas Day, of Belmont, police said. It happened in Morrill on Route 3. Day was pronounced dead at the scene. Police...

Man dies when pickup strikes vehicle clearing storm debris

Aug. 5, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) — A 22-year-old Massachusetts man died when the pickup truck he was driving struck a town-owned vehicle that was cleaning up debris after Tropical Storm Isaias, authorities say. Michael Franklin, of Westford, struck the bucket of a front-end loader owned by the town of Chelmsford...

SUV slams into gas pumps in New Jersey, no serious injuries

Aug. 5, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — It could have been much worse when an SUV crashed into gas pumps at a gas station in New Jersey, police said. Video released by North Brunswick police showed it was raining on Route 1 Tuesday as the SUV sideswiped a vehicle that was trying to turn into the gas station. The SUV...

2 Offutt Air Force Base residents killed in Iowa crash

Aug. 5, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Two residents of Offutt Air Force Base south of Omaha were killed in a crash in Iowa, just across the Missouri River from the base, officials sad. The crash happened early Sunday morning east of the Bellevue toll bridge in rural Iowa, the Iowa State Patrol said. According to...

This undated booking photo provided by the Anaheim, Calif., Police Department shows Abdulaziz Munther Alubidy. A woman found dead at the scene of a Southern California car crash was killed before the collision and police have arrested a homicide suspect, authorities said. The body of Jessie Villesca was discovered inside a pickup truck involved in a crash Friday, July 31, 2020, at an intersection in San Diego County, the Orange County Register reported Monday. Investigators suspect the 56-year-old died earlier in the day in Anaheim and was the victim of a homicide, police said, and have arrested the pickup's owner, Abdulaziz Munther Alubidy, on suspicion of her murder. (Anaheim Police Department via AP)

Other potential victims sought after body found in truck

Aug. 5, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Police are are investigating whether there are any other victims connected to a man who was found with a dead woman in the back of his pickup truck at the scene of a Southern California car crash. “There’s nothing at this point to make us believe there are additional...

Bus hits officer who was backing away from aggressive dog

Aug. 5, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

LARGO, Fla. (AP) — A police officer was struck by a transit bus when he backed into the road as a dog aggressively ran toward him as he was investigating an incident at a home in Largo. The officer was taken to the hospital Tuesday for treatment of his injuries, which were not considered life-threatening,...

Driver, passenger arrested following fight that rolled SUV

Aug. 5, 2020 9:08 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls driver and a passenger have been arrested following an argument that caused their vehicle to roll over with two others inside, including a 3-year-old. Sioux Falls police say a 19-year-old woman riding in the car grabbed the steering wheel during the fight about 2...

Louisiana girl dies after crash involving 14-year-old driver

Aug. 5, 2020 7:44 AM EDT

PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) — A 16-year-old Louisiana girl has died from injuries she sustained when a 14-year-old boy driving a pickup truck crashed into a locked gate and pushed it into her, according to authorities. The crash happened around 4 p.m. Monday near Pearl River, the St. Tammany Parish...