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Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Oct. 23, 2021 21:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secured, court documents say. ...

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...

After 'Rust' shooting, a look at other notable set accidents

Oct. 23, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The shooting death of a cinematographer on the set of the set of the Alec Baldwin movie “Rust” is a reminder of the dangers that can exist on film and television sets. As authorities investigate why a crew member handed Baldwin a loaded gun instead of one safe to...

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...

Small plane ends up in shrubs near Long Island airport

Oct. 23, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

EAST QUOGUE, N.Y. (AP) — A small plane attempting an emergency landing overshot a runway at a Hamptons airport and plowed into some shrubs on Saturday, but no injuries were reported, police said. After taking off from the East Hampton airport and heading west, the plane...

Motorcyclist hits car on I-90 bridge, presumed dead in lake

Oct. 23, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A motorcyclist is presumed dead after hitting a car on the Interstate 90 bridge in Seattle and falling into Lake Washington Friday night. Rescue teams called off their search around 2 a.m. Saturday, The Seattle Times reported. The...

Man killed after falling off scooter, hit by tractor-trailer

Oct. 23, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

PEVELY, Mo. (AP) — A 54-year-old Missouri man was killed Friday evening after he was knocked off his scooter and struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55 near Pevely, Missouri. A Missouri State Highway Patrol report said Dante R. Trice of St. Louis was driving his...

Workers find human remains at suburban Chicago preserve

Oct. 23, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

DARIEN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities are investigating whether human remains found at a suburban Chicago nature preserve could be those of a United Airlines executive who vanished more than a year ago. Contractors found the remains Friday afternoon in an area of heavy brush...

Crash kills 2 W. Connecticut State lacrosse players, hurts 1

Oct. 23, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

COLCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Two Western Connecticut State University men's lacrosse players were killed and a teammate was injured in a car crash in Colchester, state police and the university said. The wreck Friday afternoon killed Jacob Chapman and Tyler Graham, both 18...