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2 die in crash after police chase in Prince William County

Oct. 24, 2021 16:20 PM EDT

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — A speeding car whose driver refused to stop for police crashed into a wall and caught fire early Sunday, killing the two people inside, police said. Virginia State Police said they tried to pull the vehicle over because it was traveling 72 mph in...

Crash involving 2 trucks on Ohio interstate kills 2

Oct. 24, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

CONGRESS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an early morning crash on an Ohio interstate involving a box truck and a semi-truck and trailer claimed the lives of two people over the weekend. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the semi had pulled over onto the right berm of the...

Hit-and-run motorists sought after 2 pedestrians killed

Oct. 24, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police were searching for motorists who struck and killed two pedestrians in separate hit-and-run car crashes over the weekend. Both happened early Saturday morning. At approximately 3:15 a.m., 63-year-old Daryl Brown was struck by a silver SUV as he...

Woman arrested after crashing into state police vehicle

Oct. 24, 2021 15:25 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware woman has been arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after crashing into a Delaware State Police vehicle early Sunday, police said. Troopers were responding to a report of a disabled vehicle that was involved in a deer...

Woman in wheelchair dies after being struck by SUV

Oct. 24, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle and killed as she tried to cross a highway in Kansas City, Missouri, Saturday night. Kansas City Police said the crash was reported at 11:57 p.m. Saturday along U.S. Highway 40 near south Hocker...

Police: Woman killed in standoff feared harm from police

Oct. 24, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An armed woman shot and killed during a standoff in eastern Pennsylvania following a vehicle pursuit last week had a history of mental illness and believed police were trying to kidnap, sexually assault and murder her, authorities allege in court documents. ...

Woman's early release in deadly school bus crash opposed

Oct. 24, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana prosecutor is seeking to block the early prison release of a woman convicted in a 2018 crash that killed three siblings who were crossing a rural highway to board a school bus. Fulton County Prosecutor Mike Marrs filed a motion...

1 dead, 1 injured in Kansas crash involving two semi-trucks

Oct. 23, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — One person was killed and another injured Saturday after a semi-truck rear ended another one on I-35. The Kansas Highway Patrol said one of the semi-trucks was carrying vegetable oil and caught fire in the crash. KWCH-TV reported that its driver was...

Longtime Pima County administrator injured in collision

Oct. 23, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Chuck Huckelberry, the longtime top staff official for Pima County, was critically injured in a collision while bicycling in downtown Tucson Saturday morning, the county announced. Huckelberry was hospitalized in stable but critical condition...

Man killed after getting out of car that had just hit a deer

Oct. 23, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 69-year-old man was killed Friday evening in a traffic accident after getting out of a vehicle to check damage to a car that had just hit a deer. The Iowa State Patrol said Steven Kohli of Iowa City was on the side of the road checking damages...