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2 off-duty EMTs killed in car collision with another driver

Sep. 21, 2020 8:37 PM EDT

SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) — Two off-duty emergency responders were killed when the car they were in collided with a tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway early Monday, authorities said. New York State Police said Moshe Herzog, 27, of Spring Valley, New York, was driving southbound on the roadway shortly...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by his family in September 2020 shows Ronald A. Greene. A Louisiana state trooper has been critically injured in a single-vehicle crash hours after learning he faced firing for his role in the in-custody death of Greene in 2019. (Family photo via AP, File)

Trooper wounded in crash faced firing in Black man's death

Sep. 21, 2020 7:04 PM EDT

A Louisiana state trooper was critically injured early Monday in a single-vehicle highway crash that came hours after learning he would be fired for his role last year in the in-custody death of a Black man. Master Trooper Chris Hollingsworth received word Sunday that State Police intended to terminate him...

Woman ordered to face DUI trial in crash that killed 2 teens

Sep. 21, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A local judge on Monday ordered a Las Vegas woman to face trial on felony charges alleging she drove under the influence of alcohol and drugs when her car struck and killed two 16-year-old girls in a crosswalk. Ebone Laneice Whitaker, 38, waived a preliminary hearing of evidence in the...

Pocatello man killed while trying to flag down help on road

Sep. 21, 2020 1:15 PM EDT

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police say a Pocatello man was hit and killed while he was trying to flag down help on Interstate 15 late Sunday night. The Idaho State Police says 24-year-old Andrew Delacruz was involved in a rollover crash on the Old Malad Highway on Saturday. After the crash, he climbed up a...

Teen driver topped 100 mph before crash killed 2, police say

Sep. 21, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — A SUV carrying six teenagers was traveling at more than 100 mph in suburban Detroit before the vehicle jumped a curb and crashed in a wooded area, killing two, police said Monday. The chief in Southfield offered details about the Friday night crash involving students from Oak Park...

MBTA worker dies after accident at agency bus yard

Sep. 21, 2020 10:44 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An employee of the Boston area's public transit system has been killed at an agency bus yard, the agency's head said Monday. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority worker was injured at the bus yard in the city's Charlestown neighborhood at about 5 a.m., transit police said. The...

Couple killed when motorcycle rear-ended by pickup truck

Sep. 21, 2020 10:08 AM EDT

CLOVER TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — Two people are dead after a teenage driver crashed into the back of their motorcycle in Pine County. The Minnesota State Patrol said 66-year-old Jerry McDowell and 61-year-old Sharon McDowell, of Pine City, died at the scene of the crash on Highway 48 in Clover Township...

Police release name of man struck, killed on I-95

Sep. 21, 2020 9:39 AM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island State Police have released the name of the man struck and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 95 in Pawtucket over the weekend. Ricardo Masariegos, 57, was struck at about 9 p.m. Saturday while walking on the highway. Masariegos was walking in the breakdown lane, then...

Birmingham Police: Fleeing suspects hit officer with car

Sep. 21, 2020 8:42 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle Monday morning, authorities said. Birmingham Police Sgt. Rod Mauldin said the officer was responding to a call regarding burglarized vehicles in an apartment complex parking lot, news outlets reported. ...

Suspected drunken driver causes crash that kills two

Sep. 21, 2020 7:34 AM EDT

TOWN OF MILTON, Wis. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a driver is expected to face homicide charges in a Rock County crash that killed two people. The 68-year-old Muskego man driving an SUV was intoxicated when he drifted into the opposite lane on a county highway in the Town of Milton and collided head-on...