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Driver dies after going the wrong way on Interstate 49

Sep. 20, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — One person is dead after driving the wrong way on Interstate 49 in the Kansas City area. Belton, Missouri, police Lt. Dan Davis said the crash happened around 11:50 p.m. Saturday on Interstate 49 in Belton. The exact location of the crash wasn't immediately provided. Davis said the...

3 suffer minor injuries when subway hits debris and derails

Sep. 20, 2020 11:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three passengers suffered minor injuries Sunday when a New York City subway train derailed after hitting construction debris that had been thrown onto the tracks, authorities said. The derailment happened at about 8:15 a.m. at the 14th Street and Eighth Avenue station in Manhattan. Interim...

2 dead in Rochester, N.H., car crash

Sep. 20, 2020 10:38 AM EDT
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Two people have died in a car crash in Rochester. The crash happened on Washington Street near the Rochester Crossing Mall around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, police said. Part of Washington Street was closed for several hours and traffic was rerouted, NECN reported.

4 killed in SC after vehicle plunges from bridge into water

Sep. 20, 2020 10:19 AM EDT

PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina authorities say four people are dead after a vehicle plunged from a bridge into a waterway. The dead included three children ages 16, 6 and 3, Beaufort County Coroner Ed Allen said in a news release. The deadly crash happened Saturday morning on a bridge linking...

1 person dead in southwestern Illinois helicopter crash

Sep. 20, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

REDBUD, Ill. (AP) — One person has died after a helicopter crash in southwestern Illinois, according to authorities. The helicopter crashed into a storage unit around 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Red Bud, according Illinois State Police. Some units were damaged. The pilot was the only person on board. Illinois...

Man struck, killed while standing on shoulder of Parkway

Sep. 20, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — A man standing outside a car stopped on the shoulder of the Garden State Parkway was struck and killed by another vehicle, state police said. John Carroll, 60, of Belmar, was struck shortly before 10 p.m. Friday in the right shoulder of the southbound local lanes near milepost 115.9...

Viking Line's cruise ship M/S Amorella is seen near the Aland islands, seen from Finland, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. Finnish authorities say a Baltic Sea passenger ferry with nearly 300 people has run aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden without injuries. (Niclas Norlund/Lehtikuva via AP)

Baltic Sea ferry runs aground in Finnish waters, no injuries

Sep. 20, 2020 9:20 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — A Baltic Sea passenger ferry with nearly 300 people aboard has run aground in the Aland Islands archipelago between Finland and Sweden without injuries Sunday, and rescue officials were preparing to evacuate the vessel, Finnish authorities said. The Finnish coast guard tweeted that the M/S...

Farm workers, drivers reminded of harvest safety measures

Sep. 20, 2020 9:09 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois drivers and workers in the agriculture industry can take safety precautions during the busy fall harvest season, state officials said this week. Tractor roll-over accidents on farms or roadways are a leading cause of deaths in the industry. The Illinois Department of...

Pedestrian hit, killed on I-95 in Pawtucket

Sep. 20, 2020 8:36 AM EDT
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed on I-95 in Pawtucket on Saturday night, police said. The crash happened on I-95 south near Exit 27 around 9 p.m., WJAR-TV reported. State Police were trying to determine why the victim was walking on the highway.

Man survives alligator attack, but with 65 stitches

Sep. 20, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Mark Johnson, 61, has lived his entire life around alligators. That’s why he was so surprised when one tried to grab him and drag him into a canal behind his southeastern Port St. Lucie home. Johnson managed to get the gator to let go of his leg by digging both of his...