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New Hampshire man dies in Maine motorcycle crash

Aug. 17, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

BRIDGTON, Maine (AP) — Authorities say a New Hampshire man has died in a motorcycle crash in Maine. The Cumberland County sheriff's office says 51-year-old Timothy McNamara was riding a motorcycle in Bridgton when he lost control while passing a car Friday night. He went off Kansas Road and hit a utility...

Police: Car strikes parked pickup; 1 killed, 5 injured

Aug. 17, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old girl was killed and her mother and four other people seriously injured when a car went off a road and struck a pickup parked in a Utah canyon before going over an embankment and overturning. The Unified Police Department says the teen killed...

Man dead, woman taken to hospital from crash in Everett

Aug. 17, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Police say the man who crashed a van on Boeing company property died from what appears to be a medical emergency. Everett police Lt. Robert Goetz said the crash happened about 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Boeing's recreational facility. The driver apparently lost control...

Indiana National Guard soldier dies training at Fort Hood

Aug. 17, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana National Guard says one of its soldiers has died during training at Fort Hood, Texas. It says 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Andrew Michael St. John of Greenwood died Thursday night in a tactical vehicle accident. The Guard says the cause of his death is under investigation and no...

Iowa man pleads not guilty to charges in fatal March crash

Aug. 17, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

IDA GROVE, Iowa (AP) — A man Iowa authorities say was intoxicated when his vehicle crashed into another, killing three men, has pleaded not guilty to charges in the case. The Sioux City Journal reports that 21-year-old Ryan Childers, of Odebolt, entered the written plea Friday in Ida County District Court...

1 dead, 2 injured in Bedford crash

Aug. 17, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — One person is dead and two others are injured after a motor vehicle crash in Bedford. Police responded shortly after midnight to a report of a vehicle that went off the road and hit a tree. Police say a 21-year-old man, who was riding in the vehicle, died at the scene. Another...

Police: Motorcyclist killed in Interstate 80 crash in Omaha

Aug. 17, 2019 11:50 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a motorcyclist has died after he and a car collided while trying to merge into the same lane on Interstate 80. Police say the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday when the motorcycle and car, which were both westbound, collided, throwing the motorcyclist from the bike....

Man sentenced in shooting that left 2 dead, woman paralyzed

Aug. 17, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting two men and wounding a woman who remains paralyzed. Samuel Shaw of Rochester was sentenced Friday in Monroe County Court on two counts of first-degree murder, assault and other charges. A jury...

Motorcyclist hits horse-drawn carriage; seriously injured

Aug. 17, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

JEFFERSON, Maine (AP) — A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after colliding with the back of a horse-drawn carriage in Jefferson. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office says glare from the setting sun may have been a factor in the crash Wednesday evening. The motorcycle hit the left rear of the buggy...

Pedestrian struck and killed on highway onramp

Aug. 17, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — State police are investigating a highway onramp accident that killed a pedestrian in Pawtucket. Troopers say 76-year-old Joao Daveiga, of Pawtucket, was struck while crossing the Lonsdale Avenue onramp to Interstate 95 south on Friday evening. Daveiga was later pronounced dead at...