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Vehicles pile up on icy section of I-95 in Maine

Dec. 06, 2021 13:20 PM EST

More than a half-dozen vehicles crashed on an icy section of I-95 Monday morning, forcing closure of part of the southbound lanes for several hours. Several people were hurt, but it appeared that there were no life-threatening injuries, said Shannon Moss, Maine State Police...

Aberdeen man sentenced in crash that killed motorcyclist

Dec. 06, 2021 12:18 PM EST

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison with five years suspended in a crash that killed a man just weeks away from getting married. Carson Maunu, 19, earlier pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in an agreement with prosecutors. Maunu...

Police: Boy run over after fall during NC Christmas parade

Dec. 06, 2021 11:27 AM EST

BATH, N.C. (AP) — A 9-year-old boy participating in a North Carolina Christmas parade was hurt when he fell out of a truck and was run over by an attached trailer, police said. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the boy was riding in the back of a moving pickup truck...

Wintry weather causes dangerous travel in some states

Dec. 06, 2021 10:56 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A strong storm that created blizzard-like conditions in several Upper Midwest states left behind more than a foot of snow in some places, closed an interstate and dozens of schools and contributed to numerous accidents, including one that was fatal. High winds...

Patrol: 2 14-year-olds killed, other injured in Kansas crash

Dec. 06, 2021 09:56 AM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Two 14-year-olds died and three other teens were injured in a crash in Manhattan over the weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported. The crash happened Sunday afternoon, when a sport utility vehicle heading east on Kansas Highway 18 crashed...

Bus crashes into pole after passenger grabs steering wheel

Dec. 06, 2021 09:54 AM EST

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Police say a Greyhound bus crashed into a light pole as it was trying to exit Interstate 40 late Sunday night after a passenger grabbed the steering wheel during a dispute with another passenger. The driver was critically injured and at least four...

Rhode Island man dies in wrong-way crash in Massachusetts

Dec. 06, 2021 09:16 AM EST

UXBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Rhode Island man died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a Massachusetts highway over the weekend, police said. Massachusetts State Police troopers responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash on Route 146 in Uxbridge at about 9:40 p.m. Saturday,...

New Hampshire police: 2 girls die in Interstate 93 crash

Dec. 06, 2021 08:20 AM EST

LITTLETON, N.H. (AP) — Two juvenile girls died in a crash on Interstate 93 in the town of Littleton, New Hampshire State Police said. The crash was reported at about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. A 36-year-old man from Milton, Vermont, was traveling north when he lost control of...

6-year-old girl dies after being struck by a truck in Tucson

Dec. 06, 2021 00:08 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A young girl died after being struck by a pickup truck in Tucson, according to authorities. Police said officers were called to the scene Saturday afternoon about a vehicle colliding with a pedestrian. They arrived to find...

3 feared dead as Myanmar army truck runs down protesters

Dec. 05, 2021 23:38 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — An army vehicle plowed into a peaceful march by anti-government protesters in military-ruled Myanmar’s biggest city, reportedly killing at least three people, witnesses and a protest organizer said. Sunday’s march was one of at least three held in...