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Authorities report more pronghorn killed in train accident

Feb. 18, 2020 10:33 AM EST

HAMER, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is reporting an additional 32 pronghorn have been killed in a second train accident in eastern Idaho. A train collided with 64 pronghorn Feb. 3 killing 45 on impact and severely injuring another 19 in the same area near Hamer, Idaho. KBOI reports...

Man dead after crashing car into Mesa house

Feb. 18, 2020 10:27 AM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a man is dead after crashing into a home in Mesa. AZFamily.com reports the crash happened early Monday morning near Lindsay and Broadway roads. According to Mesa firefighters, the man suffered a medical crisis which led to the crash. They pronounced him dead at the scene....

Driver dies when car goes out of control, rolls, hits tree

Feb. 18, 2020 10:06 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An 18-year-old died Tuesday after the car she was driving went out of control and rolled in northeast Omaha, police said. The crash occurred around 1:25 a.m. when the car ran off the roadway, rolled and then struck a tree, police said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Police...

2 Lamborghinis stolen from Boston-area dealership crash

Feb. 18, 2020 9:09 AM EST

WAYLAND, Mass. (AP) — A pair of Lamborghini SUVs worth a total of about $400,000 stolen early Tuesday morning from a Boston-area dealership were involved in a crash several hours later, police said. The Lamborghinis and a third vehicle were involved in a crash in Malden at about 8 a.m., Capt. John Amirault...

Police say wrong-way driver crash killed 2 people in Omaha

Feb. 18, 2020 7:14 AM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two people were killed early Tuesday when a southbound vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle on U.S. Highway 75 in Omaha, police said. The wrong-way-driver crash occurred a little after 2 a.m., police said. Traffic was diverted to city streets when the highway was closed for...

Fire fighters work at the scene of a multi-vehicle pileup in a tunnel on a highway in Namwon, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The major highway pileup occurred amid snowy weather in the country's southwest. (Na Bo-bae/Yonhap via AP)

4 killed, dozens injured in highway pileup in South Korea

Feb. 17, 2020 9:46 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Four people were killed and 43 were injured Monday in a highway pileup in snowy weather in southwestern South Korea, officials said. The Jeonbuk Provincial Police Agency said the pileup involved about 30 vehicles, including a chemical truck carrying nitric acid that flipped over...

Highway 22 closed after tanker crash, diesel spill

Feb. 17, 2020 7:00 PM EST

IDANHA, Ore. (AP) — A stretch of Highway 22 will be closed for much of this week as crews clean up gasoline and diesel fuel that leaked out of a crashed tanker truck near Idanha along the North Santiam River, state transportation authorities said Monday. The highway between Idanha and Santiam Junction is...

Official: 4 sent to hospital after N Carolina plane crash

Feb. 17, 2020 6:48 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A small plane crashed on Monday at a central North Carolina airport, sending four people -- three of them students -- to the hospital, authorities said. The Cessna 172 crashed shortly before 2 p.m. at Gray’s Creek Airport south of Fayetteville, Federal Aviation...

Police say man run over and killed near Topeka walking trail

Feb. 17, 2020 6:36 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police said a man died Monday after being run over by a vehicle, which then left the scene. The driver was later located and was being questioned by police, Lt. Manny Munoz said. Witnesses called authorities to report hearing an argument and then seeing a vehicle run over a...

Undated image released Monday Feb. 17, 2020, by Irish Coast Guard showing an abandoned cargo ship the MV Alta, that has washed up on the coast of County Cork, near Ballycotton, southern Ireland.  The MV Alta is believed to have had 10 crew members aboard who were rescued by the US Coast Guard.  Since September 2018, the ship has been drifting with no crew aboard, and it was last seen off the coast of West Africa before being washed up in southern Ireland during Storm Dennis. (Irish Coast Guard via AP)

UK grapples with severe floods, storm death toll rises to 3

Feb. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain issued severe flood warnings Monday, advising of life-threatening danger after Storm Dennis dumped weeks' worth of rain in some places. A woman was found dead after being swept away by the floodwaters, the storm's third confirmed victim. To the east, Dennis' gale-force winds also left...