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Phoenix police investigate crash that killed a motorcyclist

Oct. 13, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix say they're investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist. They say 29-year-old Ronald Osterman was driving a dual sports motorcycle around 4:30 p.m. Saturday when he collided with a pickup truck that allegedly pulled out in front of him. Authorities say Osterman was...

No one hurt in Canadian acrobatic jet crash at US air show

Oct. 13, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds said Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier's jet crashed into an unpopulated area Sunday near Hampton, Georgia, and no...

11 hurt after car crashes into hayride in northern Illinois

Oct. 13, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois woman has been ticketed for driving her car into a hayride wagon carrying 14 adult passengers, injuring 11 of them. The Kendall County Sheriff's Department says a car driven by 22-year-old Kaitlin Minick of DeKalb slammed into the rear of the wagon...

Pickup moving at high speed goes airborne, crashes into roof

Oct. 13, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Police say a Wisconsin man was arrested after crashing a pickup truck into the roof of a Beloit home. A news release from Beloit police says the 37-year-old man, of Beloit, was driving at a high rate of speed Saturday afternoon when his vehicle left the roadway, entered a...

Woman dies in 1-vehicle rollover in Stanley County

Oct. 13, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

HAYES, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 50-year-old woman is dead after a one-vehicle crash west of Hayes, in Stanley County. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the woman was driving a 2004 Buick LaSabre east on U.S. Highway 14 Saturday morning when she lost control. The car entered the north ditch and...

Police investigating events before Portland activist's death

Oct. 13, 2019 2:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland activist is dead after a vehicle hit him as he was leaving a left-wing hangout. Police say Sean Kealiher's friends took him to a hospital after the early Saturday crash in the Kerns neighborhood. Police say a SUV crashed into a commercial building and then gunshots were...

2 killed in Columbus collisions

Oct. 13, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people have been killed and two seriously injured in collisions in a Columbus intersection. Police in central Ohio say the driver of a Toyota Camry and a female passenger were dead at the scene, while another female passenger had life-threatening injuries after the crash late...

Police identify driver who died in gas truck crash

Oct. 13, 2019 12:26 PM EDT

ORANGE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts officials have identified the victim of a fatal gas truck crash as a 62-year-old New Hampshire woman. State police said Sunday that Lois Ann Johnson, of Woodstock, New Hampshire, was the truck driver who died in Friday night's wreck on Route 2 in Orange, Massachusetts....

Air search expected to resume for missing plane in Dakotas

Oct. 13, 2019 12:23 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Air Force helicopters brought in to help search for a missing plane and its pilot between South Dakota and North Dakota are scheduled to resume operations. The American News reports that aerial crews including the North Dakota and South Dakota wings of the Civil Air Patrol and U.S....

Deer mating season increases Illinois' vehicle crash danger

Oct. 13, 2019 9:59 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois' transportation chief is warning motorists to be alert for deer on roadways during their mating season. Transportation Secretary Omer Osman says above all, "Don't veer for deer." The first instinct when bearing down on a deer in the road is to swerve. But Osman says that...