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    • Virginia Boating Accident Kills 1

      Virginia Boating Accident Kills 1

      A boating accident in Fredericksburg, Virginia on July 2 killed a man and injured two children.  According to Virginia news outlets, a 53-year-old man died July 2 when he was ejected from a boat on Lake Anna that swerved to […]

    • 1 Killed, 2 Injured on Ride At Ohio State Fair

      1 Killed, 2 Injured on Ride At Ohio State Fair

      The Ohio State Fair will reopen today, one day after one of its rides fell apart during operation. One man died and seven people were hurt. The rides will not be operational, however, until all of them have been reinspected […]

    • Florida Rock Band Involved in Serious Truck Crash

      Florida Rock Band Involved in Serious Truck Crash

      The rock band Adrenaline Mob was involved in a fatal tractor trailer accident near Micanopy, Florida on July 14. One member of the band, the bassist, died, while seven others were injured.  The Florida State Highway Patrol stated that the […]

    • Maryland and Virgina Inspectors Push Safety After Deadly Fair Accident

      Maryland and Virgina Inspectors Push Safety After Deadly Fair Accident

      It is not clear at this time why a spinning and swinging ride at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned in July, killing one person and injuring several others. In Virginia and Maryland, safety agencies say that both states have aggressive […]

    • Drivers Killed in Crashes Increasingly Found With Opioids in Their Systems

      Drivers Killed in Crashes Increasingly Found With Opioids in Their Systems

      Prescription painkiller abuse and the related resurgence in heroin addiction have reached the point that the recently appointed Presidential Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis on July 31, 2017, felt compelled to call for an immediate declaration […]

    • Virginia Man Charged in Fatal DUI Crash

      Virginia Man Charged in Fatal DUI Crash

      A man from Powhatan County, Virginia is being held in Roanoke after he was involved in a fatal DUI wreck on July 4 that killed a Georgia woman. The 28-year-old man is being held in the Western Virginia Regional Jail. […]

    • 2 Killed in West Virginia Crash on I-79

      2 Killed in West Virginia Crash on I-79

      Two people were killed in a two-car vehicle crash on I-79 on June 27 in West Virginia near mile marker 16.  According to the West Virginia State Police, a Honda SUV was traveling northbound on I-79 when it crossed the […]

    • Segway-Riding Tourists Sometimes Suffer Serious Injuries

      Segway-Riding Tourists Sometimes Suffer Serious Injuries

      A common sight in Washington DC in the summer these days is tourists riding rented Segways to see the sights on and around the Mall. In one recent tour group, a tourist from New Zealand fell on her Segway when […]

    • Woman Suffers Serious Injuries on Virginia Waterslide

      Woman Suffers Serious Injuries on Virginia Waterslide

      A woman suffered serious but apparently non-life-threatening injuries on a water park ride at King’s Dominion amusement park in Doswell, Virginia on July 5. According to local media reports, the woman is receiving treatment in Richmond for a broken foot, collar […]

    • North Carolina Woman Killed in Freak Parade Float Accident

      North Carolina Woman Killed in Freak Parade Float Accident

      A woman from Charlotte, North Carolina died over the weekend in a freak parade float accident in Lebanon, Illinois.  The 33-year-old mother died of injuries she sustained when she was run over by a float at the Lebanon, Illinois Fireman’s […]