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Missouri man charged with eighth DWI

Apr. 25, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

SRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield man whose blood-alcohol level measured three times the legal limit after he hit a parked car has been charged an eighth time with driving while intoxicated. The Springfield News-Leader reports that a warrant was requested Tuesday for 56-year-old Steven Marrs, who was...

Veteran held on attempted murder counts after car hits crowd

Apr. 25, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Army sharpshooter with a history of PTSD plowed his car at high speed into a group of pedestrians in a quiet Silicon Valley suburb, injuring eight people including three children, and then told authorities that he intentionally hit them but has not said why. Police in...

Police: 2 people on motorcycle die in Torrington crash

Apr. 25, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say two people on a motorcycle have died in a collision with a pair of passenger vehicles. Torrington police say the motorcycle was traveling east on Route 4 at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when it crossed the double yellow line and hit the rear quarter panel of...

Wasilla woman seriously injured in SUV rollover crash

Apr. 25, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 42-year-old Wasilla woman was flown to a hospital with serious injuries following a one-car crash south of the city. Alaska State Troopers say Carissa Cloe shortly after 7:30 p.m. Thursday was driving west near Mile 7 Fairview Loop and lost control of her sport utility vehicle. The...

Troopers: 10-year-old boy killed after being hit by truck

Apr. 25, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a 10-year-old boy was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer truck while riding his bicycle. Lt. Kim Montes says Kevin Pope was crossing a road around 2:20 p.m. Wednesday when the truck hit him. Montes says the truck driver didn't stop but it's not clear...

Delivery driver killed in Portland accident

Apr. 25, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a delivery truck driver was hit and killed by a taxi Northeast Portland, Oregon. KOIN reports the accident happened before 1 a.m. Thursday. The taxi driver had picked up a fare at the airport and was traveling westbound when the crash happened. The driver stayed at the...

Driver who struck, killed woman at bus stop gets 16 years

Apr. 25, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was behind the wheel of a stolen SUV when it struck a woman at a bus stop who later died has been sentenced to 16 years in prison. The Hartford Courant reports that 19-year-old Deykevious Russaw apologized to the victim's daughter during Wednesday's sentencing...

Occupants of car injured in collision with wrong-way pickup

Apr. 25, 2019 9:31 AM EDT

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say three people in a car were injured in a collision with a pickup being driven the wrong way on a Mesa freeway early Thursday morning. The state Department of Public Safety says the injuries of the people in the car aren't life-threatening and that the pickup's driver also...

Driver sentenced to 3½ years in prison in fatal crash

Apr. 25, 2019 6:59 AM EDT

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A northwestern Minnesota man has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for a traffic crash that killed a 2-year-old boy. Forty-two-year-old Jeremy Sagvold was behind the wheel in January 2018 when he crashed in Moorhead and killed Zaiden Engen Ness. The boy's parents were also in...

Kentucky teacher accused of DUI, crashing at school

Apr. 25, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

PAINT LICK, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky teacher is accused of drunkenly driving to her job in Paint Lick and getting into a crash at the school. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 39-year-old Belinda Vance was arrested at Paint Lick Elementary School on Wednesday on charges including driving under the...