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Semi crashes, explodes on Interstate 94

Jun. 19, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

CALEDONIA, Wis. (AP) — A semi has crashed and exploded on the interstate in Racine County and ignited other vehicles. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling tells The Journal Times there are multiple victims, but did not describe the extent of their injuries. A WTMJ-TV photographer who witnessed the...

Great Falls couple killed on Missouri River in Great Falls

Jun. 19, 2019 12:55 PM EDT

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — Two people were killed in a personal watercraft crash on the Missouri River in Great Falls. Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter says 66-year-old Dennis Sire and his wife, 57-year-old Karon Sire, died on the river Tuesday afternoon. The couple is from Great Falls. Montana Fish,...

Child, 2 adults killed when tri-axel truck, pickup collide

Jun. 19, 2019 12:27 PM EDT

GERMAN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a collision between a dump truck and a pickup truck in western Pennsylvania has left three people dead, including a 4-year-old boy. Troopers in Fayette County say the tri-axle dump truck crossed into the path of the pickup on Route 21 in German Township just before 4...

Wyoming jury awards woman $310K in damages from 2014 crash

Jun. 19, 2019 11:49 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A jury in Wyoming has awarded $310,000 in damages to a woman injured in a crash five years ago when a bus transporting workers plowed into a line of cars stopped for road construction. The Gillette News Record reports the District Court jury awarded the damages to Anna Mitchell on...

Tennessee police: Drunken driver crashed into officer's car

Jun. 19, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police say a drunken driver crashed into the cruisers of two officers performing a traffic stop. News outlets report that 44-year-old Anthony Daily struck a Knoxville police vehicle, pushing it into a second cruiser early Wednesday morning. Knoxville police say the...

Motorcycle driver dies in Anchorage crash; police seek SUV

Jun. 19, 2019 11:23 AM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man on a motorcycle died in a crash south of downtown Anchorage. The man's name and age were not immediately released. Anchorage police responding to the crash shortly after 12:30 a.m. Wednesday found the motorcyclist dead on Minnesota Parkway near west 15th Avenue. Police said...

Colorado judge apologizes after suspected DUI crash

Jun. 19, 2019 10:23 AM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado state judge is apologizing after crashing his vehicle and being cited on suspicion of driving under the influence and careless driving. The Daily Sentinel reports that the lawyer for 21st Judicial District Judge Lance Timbreza issued a statement on Tuesday about...

Driver dead after carjacking, being run over by officer

Jun. 19, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say a person is dead after being assaulted during a carjacking and then run over by an off-duty officer. Birmingham police Sgt. Johnny Williams tells news outlets a driver crashed into a motorcycle early Wednesday and was then carjacked by people who stopped at the...

Royal police escort bike collides with elderly woman

Jun. 19, 2019 5:07 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.K. authorities are investigating a collision between a police motorcycle escorting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and an elderly woman in southwest London. The accident occurred around 12.50 p.m. on Monday when the royal couple were on their way to Windsor for the St George's Chapel...

Police identify 2 pedestrians who were fatally struck by car

Jun. 19, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Police in Phoenix have identified two pedestrians who died after being struck by a vehicle on a sidewalk. They say two cars collided Monday night and one of the vehicles was pushed onto the sidewalk and struck 46-year-old Deqa Osman and 36-year-old Jane Hurley. Police say two women were...