Latest Recreation accidents News

California man dies in apparent boating accident in Arizona

Sep. 27, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

PARKER, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a California man in an apparent boating accident on the Colorado River in northwestern Arizona. Colorado River Station Marine Enforcement officials said deputies were called to investigate a boating collision around 7...

Famed American ski mountaineer missing in Nepal mountain

Sep. 27, 2022 04:17 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese rescuers in a helicopter were searching Tuesday for a famed U.S. ski climber a day after she fell off near the peak of the world’s eighth-highest mountain. Also Monday, an avalanche at a lower elevation on Mount Manaslu swept several climbers,...

Boat flips after recreational shrimp trawl snags; 1 dead

Sep. 22, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A 62-year-old man died Thursday and another man was injured after their recreational shrimping skiff overturned in a lake north of New Orleans while he and a friend were out trawling. The trawl snagged around midnight Thursday in Lake Pontchartrain, and the boat...

1 killed, 1 hurt when glider crashes off Outer Banks

Sep. 21, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

SOUTHERN SHORES, N.C. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured when an ultralight glider crashed into the ocean off the Outer Banks on Wednesday, officials said. The town of Southern Shores said two people were on board the glider around 10 a.m. when it malfunctioned and...

Pilot dies in crash of a paraglider west of Albuquerque

Sep. 06, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has died after the crash of a paraglider west of Albuquerque, New Mexico State Police said Tuesday. Police were called Saturday about a downed aircraft in an open field north of the Route 66 Casino on Interstate 40. They said...

2 killed, one injured in separate Utah hiking accidents

Sep. 05, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Two men fell to their deaths and a woman sustained a serious head injury during three hiking accidents over the holiday weekend in the mountains of Utah. The first fatality was a 45-year-old man who had been reported missing Saturday night after he failed to...

Glider crashes in Dubai, killing South African pilot

Sep. 04, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A glider crashed near a skydiving company in Dubai on Sunday and its South African pilot was killed, the country's state-run news agency reported, just days after a similar incident. The authorities did not specify the cause of the “amateur...

5 dead in Russian volcano climb

Sep. 03, 2022 07:35 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Five people climbing Eurasia's tallest active volcano have died in an accident and rescuers are trying to extract two other injured climbers, Russian news reports said Saturday. The climbers were trying to ascend to the top of the Klyuchevskaya Sopka volcano, when the...

Police: Toddler, 2, struck by train at NJ amusement park

Aug. 21, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

HOPE, N.J. (AP) — A 2-year-old child was seriously injured after being struck by a train at a New Jersey amusement park over the weekend, authorities said. Sgt. Phillip Curry of New Jersey state police said the accident happened just after 1 p.m. Saturday at the Land of Make...

2 on ATV die when they hit tractor-trailer near NYC bridge

Aug. 20, 2022 15:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police are investigating a crash that killed two men who were thrown from an all-terrain vehicle when it struck a tractor-trailer in Queens. The ATV driver was then run over by the truck, authorities said. Police said the men were traveling through an...