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Man, 63, dies in upstate New York boating accident

May. 24, 2020 5:02 PM EDT

VIENNA, N.Y. (AP) — A 63-year-old man has died after he and his son fell off a personal watercraft they were riding on an upstate New York lake Sunday afternoon, Oneida County Sheriff Robert Maciol said. Ajay Aggarwal of India was riding a Sea-Doo Spark on Oneida Lake in the town of Vienna with his son,...

Fatal boating accident under investigation in Tennessee

May. 24, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Officials are investigating a fatal boating accident in Tennessee. Two men were fishing below the Fort Loudoun Dam on Sunday morning when their boat's engine failed to start and the boat was pulled into the dam's spillway, said Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency spokesman Matthew...

Patrol: 15-year-old dies in ATV crash in northwest Kansas

May. 23, 2020 11:45 AM EDT

SELDEN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in northwest Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol says a 16-year-old girl was behind the wheel of the ATV when it overturned shortly before 8 p.m. Friday on a rural road about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) south of...

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2019, file photo provided by the Ventura County Fire Department, VCFD firefighters respond to a fire aboard the Conception dive boat fire in the Santa Barbara Channel off the coast of Southern California. Coroner's reports for the 34 victims who died in the massive scuba boat fire off the Southern California coast last year show the divers died of carbon monoxide poisoning before they were burned, authorities said Thursday, May 21, 2020. (Ventura County Fire Department via AP, File)

Coroner: Smoke inhalation killed 34 in California boat fire

May. 21, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner's reports for the 34 victims who died in a scuba boat fire off the Southern California coast last year show they died of carbon monoxide poisoning before they were burned, authorities said Thursday. All thirty-three scuba divers and one crew member died in the Sept. 2 fire aboard...

Nebraska man driving ATV dead after colliding with semi

May. 14, 2020 8:18 AM EDT

BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) — A southeastern Nebraska man has died following a crash involving his all-terrain vehicle and a semitrailer at a rural intersection in Pawnee County east of Beatrice. The crash happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Beatrice radio station KWBE reported. The crash occurred when an ATV...

Woman dies after fall from paddleboard into lake

May. 12, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — A Redmond woman has died after falling from a stand-up paddleboard into a lake northwest of Sisters, authorities said. The woman fell into Scout Lake, a small body of water near the popular Suttle Lake, according to the the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. She was pulled...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a meeting of his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 27, 2020. Moon repeated an offer to conduct some inter-Korean cooperation projects such as a joint anti-coronavirus quarantine campaign. Moon also said he will strive for mutual prosperity

The Latest: South Korea prez says surge no reason to panic

May. 9, 2020 11:14 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — South Korea president says citizens shouldn't panic over...

Hunting-related shooting fatalities increase in Pennsylvania

May. 5, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The number of hunting-related shooting fatalities in Pennsylvania went up in the past year, according to the state game commission. There were 26 hunting-related shooting injuries in Pennsylvania in 2019, four of which were fatal. The number of fatalities is up from the previous year...

Maine man dies after kayak capsizes, wardens say

May. 4, 2020 2:28 PM EDT

MEDDYBEMPS, Maine (AP) — A Maine man whose kayak overturned cried out for help, but he was unresponsive by the time assistance arrived, wardens said. Francis R. Beaulieu, 62, of Calais, was declared dead after a paramedic crew was unable to revive him Sunday evening, wardens said. Two kayakers on Bearce...

ATV accident claims life in northeast Missouri

May. 4, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

NEW LONDON, Mo. (AP) — A 19-year-old man from northeast Missouri has died following an all-terrain vehicle accident. Jarrad Verdier of Palmyra died at the scene of the accident at 1:15 a.m. Sunday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Verdier was riding a four-wheel ATV in a rural area near New...