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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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COLUMBUS, Ind. -

An 18-year-old woman from Columbus was killed in a crash just before noon Tuesday.

It happened on Deaver Rd. between County Roads 50 W and 150 W.

Columbus Police and Fire crews found a 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue that struck a utility pole on the south side of the road. The driver, 18-year-old Taylor Compton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firefighters used extrication equipment to free Compton from the car.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
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An 18-year-old Athens County man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Athens County on Monday.

According the Athens post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at about 7:30 p.m. on state Route 329, north of the Village of Stewart.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
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Authorities say a 22-year-old driver is accused of striking and killing a woman who was walking near Walls in DeSoto County.

Mississippi Highway Patrol spokesman Joey Miller tells The Commercial Appeal the female driver was heading south on U.S. Highway 61 about 10 p.m. Saturday.

Miller says she struck 36-year-old Susan Woodgate. He says Woodgate died at the scene. Authorities say it was unclear exactly how the accident happened.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014

A Timmonsville man was killed in an automobile collision Monday afternoon.

Florence County Coroner Keith von Lutcken has identified the victim as Andre Tremayne McFadden, 30, of Timmonsville.

McFadden was traveling east on South Lynches River Road in a 2006 Dodge Ram truck when a 2007 GMC Sierra traveling west crossed the center line and hit McFadden's truck head-on, according to Senior Trooper Hannah Wimberly with the South Carolina Highway Patrol.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
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Illinois State Police is reporting four people were killed in an accident on Interstate 55 involving at least one semi-trailer truck and three autos south of Chicago in Will County.

The fatal accident Monday afternoon occurred on I-55 near Arsenal Road in Elwood.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
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A man driving a dump truck is killed after losing control on State Road 56 near French Lick.

Troopers say 28-year-old Gared Allen was heading east on S.R. 56, when he drove off the edge of French Lick Hill, overturned, and hit a tree.

Authorities say Allen wasn't wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. S.R. 56 was closed for nearly five hours.

Date: 
Monday, July 21, 2014

Officials identified two men who were struck and killed by a freight train in Lehigh County Monday afternoon.

Inivestigators say 24-year-old Padraic Cremins and 22-year-old Timothy Dadario, both of Allentown, were crossing a set of railroad tracks on the 1500 block of Chestnut Street in Upper Milford Township around 3:30 p.m.

As they were walking, they were both struck by a Norfolk Southern Train that was passing through.

Date: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014

A York County motorcyclist has been identified as the victim of Sunday morning's fatal crash on Route 30 in Lancaster County's West Hempfield Township.

The Lancaster County coroner said Stephen Elicker, 29, of Spring Grove, died at the scene of the 2:13 a.m. accident, according to published reports. Another 26-year-old motorcyclist from Seven Valleys was severely injured in the crash, police said.

Date: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
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The 33-year-old woman who was killed in a crash Sunday morning has been identified as Shannon Lee Pool from Las Vegas, according to the Clark County Coroner's office.

The crash occurred shortly before 3 a.m. near Mountain Vista Street and Russell Road.

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