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Seattle police officer struck, killed in highway accident

Jun. 13, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a Seattle police officer who had just finished her shift was struck and killed by a motorist on Interstate 5 — apparently after pulling over to help drivers involved in a three-car collision on the highway. KOMO-TV reports that the...

Two men killed in Montana mine accident are identified

Jun. 13, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

NYE, Mont. (AP) — The Stillwater County Coroner's Office has identified two men who were killed last week in an underground accident at a Montana mine. Sixty-five-year-old Dale Ketola of Columbus, Montana and 55-year-old Jerry Ashlock of Caldwell, Idaho died Wednesday...

Two people die after their motorcycle collides with car

Jun. 13, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Two people who were riding on a motorcycle died after a weekend crash involving two other vehicles in central Iowa. Iowa State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Alex Dinkla said the crash happened near Knoxville Saturday near the intersection of Highways 14...

2 women killed when SUV crashed into plasma center ID'd

Jun. 13, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities have identified two women struck and killed by a sport utility vehicle that crashed into a building housing a plasma center in Pittsburgh, killing the two and a third person and injuring two others, one critically. The Allegheny County...

Off-duty Warren police officer accused of DUI

Jun. 13, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

WARREN, R.I. (AP) — An off-duty Warren police officer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Patrolman Adam Floor was driving his personal truck early Sunday morning when he went off the road, hit a utility pole, then struck the porch of a...

Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in Augusta crash

Jun. 13, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger seriously injured in a crash with a vehicle in Augusta on Saturday night, police said. The crash happened as the driver of a sports utility vehicle was making a left turn off of Civic Center Drive onto...

1 dead, 1 injured in early morning crash in Dennis

Jun. 13, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

DENNIS, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in Cape Cod early Sunday morning that killed the driver and injured a passenger. A 22-year-old Hyannis woman was driving on Route 6 in Dennis around 1 a.m. when her sports utility...

Teen critically hurt after Lake Havasu boat collision

Jun. 13, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) — A 16-year-old California boy has suffered critical injuries after his personal watercraft collided with a boat on Lake Havasu. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office says the collision happened Saturday around 3:40 p.m. in the lake's North...

Delaware senior killed when struck while mowing his lawn

Jun. 13, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

WYOMING, Del. (AP) — A 74-year-old Delaware man has died after he was struck by a car while mowing his lawn. Delaware State Police say the man lived in the Camden Wyoming area on Westville Road. His name was not released. Police say he was mowing...

Maryland highway worker killed in excavator accident

Jun. 13, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A truck driver for the Maryland State Highway Administration has died after he was pinned against his own trailer. Maryland State Police say the accident occurred around noon Saturday on the Arundel Expressway in Glen Burnie. ...