Preventable Tragedies

Police: Man killed in crash on US 59 near Rosenberg after hitting animal, stopping his car on freeway

November 11, 2020

ROSENBERG, Texas – A man was hit and killed Wednesday after stopping his car on a freeway when he hit an animal near Rosenberg, police said. The crash was reported about 8 a.m. on the northbound side of U.S. Highway 59 near Reading Road. According to Rosenberg police, the man was headed northbound on the freeway when his car hit an animal. Police said the man stopped his vehicle on the freeway and an 18-wheeler then slammed into the back of his car, killing the manThe driver of the tractor-trailer stayed at the scene, and police said they do not believe charges will be filed.

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NHP: Woman dead in crash on US 95 northbound, Decatur

November 10, 2020

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – One person died after a crash on US 95 northbound near Decatur Tuesday morning, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. NHP Trooper Travis Smaka said the crash happened around 4:10 a.m. Nov. 10. Smaka said two women in a black Jaguar sedan were traveling northbound on US 95 approaching Decatur and lost control for reasons unknown. The Jaguar hit a concrete wall and flipped. Smaka said with the help of a Good Samaritan, the women were able to get out of the car.

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Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim Facing Lawsuit In Fatal Crash

November 10, 2020

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse men’s basketball coach Jim Boeheim is being sued over a fatal accident he was involved in nearly two years ago. According to Syracuse.com, the family of Jorge Jimenez alleged the coach’s actions were “negligent, reckless and wanton.” Jimenez was struck and killed by an SUV driven by Boeheim in February 2019. The four-page lawsuit was filed in Onondaga County Supreme Court in Syracuse and seeks an unspecified settlement.

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Woman killed in crash on Route 104 identified

November 10, 2020

A woman was stuck and killed, and several other motorists were injured on Route 104 in Ontario, Wayne County, on Sunday evening. Wayne County sheriff’s deputies said that a car driven by Timothy Mannix, 57 of Marion, for an unknown reason, had stopped in the eastbound passing lane just before 7 p.m. One driver, a 65-year-old Williamson man, stopped directly behind Mannix’s car and turned on his four-way flashers, deputies said.

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2 injured in 3-car crash after man hits deer

November 07, 2020

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 30th Avenue near Jackson Road Friday night in response to a 3-car crash involving a deer. At around 10 p.m., a 27-year-old man hit a deer while driving northbound on 30th Avenue and his car became disabled as a result. A 21-year-old woman saw the crash and began to slow down. A third car driven by a 62-year-old man was going southbound when he hit the disabled car which then hit the woman’s car that was approaching.

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Coroner identifies woman hit, killed by vehicle on Edmund Highway near Pelion

November 03, 2020

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WIS) - The Lexington County Coroner’s Office has identified a woman who was fatally struck by a vehicle early yesterday morning. The accident occurred shortly after 4:30 a.m. on the 5800 block of Edmund Highway near Pelion. Official say, 47-year-old Lisa Claudine Fry was traveling on Edmund Highway when her vehicle became disabled. When she exited the vehicle she was struck by an approaching car. Fry was taken from the scene to an area hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

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Man seriously hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 416 near Rideau River bridge

November 03, 2020

A 24-year-old man was badly hurt when he got out of his car and was struck by another vehicle after a seven-vehicle crash on Highway 416 Monday evening. He remained in critical condition, the OPP said Tuesday morning.Firefighters took a call about the crash at 7:25 p.m., and while on the way to the scene received information about multiple injuries. The collision occurred on northbound Highway 416 at the Rideau River bridge.

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One dead in accident on Route 78 in Clinton Township

November 01, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP - State police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred early Sunday morning on Route 78, said Sgt. Philip Curry, spokesperson for the State Police.The accident occurred at 4:46 a.m. on Route 78 westbound around mile marker, Curry said. A Freightliner tractor trailer was parked on the right shoulder when a Jeep heading westbound entered the right shoulder and hit the rear of the parked tractor trailer. The male driver of the Jeep sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, Curry said.

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20-year-old with suspended learner’s permit responsible for deadly hit and run, police say

October 31, 2020

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A man driving with a suspended learner’s permit was arrested after a year-long investigation into a hit-and-run on Interstate 95. The victim, an Uber driver, was a good Samaritan who had stopped to help a disabled vehicle. According to Florida Highway Patrol investigators, it was Sebastian Michel Jean-Baptiste, now 21, who was behind the wheel of a 2019 Toyota Camry when Pierre Michel Fortin was struck at approximately 2:06 a.

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KSP investigating a crash where man was hit and killed on I-75

October 31, 2020

GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (FOX19) - Kentucky State Police say they are investigating a fatal crash that happened Friday night. Robert Fugate, 50, was identified by KSP as having been struck and killed by a car on the interstate around 11:30 p.m. Police say Fugate had been involved in a single-vehicle crash and was standing in the left lane 156-mile marker of I-75 in Williamstown. Two other vehicles then stopped to help Fugate, police say.

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