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Man dies after Georgia trooper rams his vehicle in chase

Jan. 24, 2022 14:10 PM EST

RINGGOLD, Ga. (AP) — A man died Sunday in northwest Georgia after a state trooper chasing him rammed his vehicle. The Georgia State Patrol says 24-year-old Jeffrey Thomas died on Interstate 75 in Ringgold after 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Sheriff's deputies in Whitfield County...

Mother of Kansas City woman killed in firetruck crash sues

Jan. 24, 2022 14:03 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mother of a woman who died when she was hit by a firetruck in Kansas City last month has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, the fire department and the fire truck's driver. Judy Holland, the mother of 41-year-old Tami Knight, alleges in the...

Sheriff's deputy fatally hit while blocking Houston ramp

Jan. 24, 2022 12:08 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy was fatally struck by a vehicle early Monday as he stood by his motorcycle while blocking a Houston highway exit ramp during an off-duty job escorting heavy machinery, authorities said. Sgt. Ramon Gutierrez of the Harris County sheriff's office...

3 killed in weekend crash in western Wisconsin

Jan. 24, 2022 11:56 AM EST

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Three people died in a weekend crash just off the interstate in western Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Patrol said the three were in a vehicle that struck a semi that was attempting to turn into a Kwik Trip parking lot off Interstate 94 near Black...

Police: 3 killed in head-on crash in southern Maryland

Jan. 24, 2022 11:50 AM EST

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police are investigating a head-on crash that left three people dead Sunday night in Charles County. Troopers responded to a report of a crash on Hawthorne Road at Ripley way around 8 p.m. and found two vehicles involved, police said in a news...

Man, woman, children escape fiery crash after shooting

Jan. 24, 2022 11:33 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man, woman and two children managed to escape a fire that engulfed their car early Monday morning after the man and woman were shot inside the vehicle and subsequently crashed in north St. Louis, police said. The events unfolded around 1:30 a.m. Monday, when...

Woman who died in Cass County tow truck crash identified

Jan. 24, 2022 11:09 AM EST

TOWER CITY, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the woman who died when an SUV crashed into an unoccupied tow truck left on the interstate in Cass County. The crash about 9 p.m. Saturday also critically injured two children, ages 9 and 14, and seriously wounded the SUV...

Human error focus of investigation into train vs. car crash

Jan. 24, 2022 09:23 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) — Investigators are focusing on human as error as the likely reason a train struck a car at a crossing in Massachusetts late last week, killing the 68-year-old driver. Roberta Sausville was killed Friday when her vehicle was struck in Wilmington by a...

Officers shot at fleeing car before crash; driver dies

Jan. 24, 2022 09:06 AM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — A man died after officers in suburban St. Louis fired shots at his fleeing car, which then crashed, police there said. The confrontation in O’Fallon began Sunday morning when someone called police to report a suspicion car with people sleeping inside, the St....

Coroner identifies cyclist killed by hit-and-run driver

Jan. 24, 2022 09:03 AM EST

POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — The cyclist killed in a crash on Central Valley Road in Kitsap County has been identified as 63-year-old John Skubic of Poulsbo. Kitsap County Coroner Jeff Wallis released Skubic’s identity Saturday, saying that an autopsy was scheduled for this week. ...