A small, private jet has crashed into one house and set two others on fire in Gaithersburg, Maryland, a suburb of Washington D.C. in Montgomery County. At least three people on board the aircraft were killed. The fires have been contained, and crews are searching for anyone who may have been inside the homes at the time of the crash, which occurred shortly before 11 a.m.
In the early hours of the morning, Pettey, who was in a car with four other passengers that pulled off to the side of the road because of car problems, was killed when another car veered off the road and struck them. Pettey was pronounced dead at the scene, and Baisley, the driver who hit the stationary vehicle, was injured and hospitalized. Alcohol is a likely a factor in the accident.
Sometime before 3:40pm, a small plane was headed for Frederick Municipal Airport, and a small helicopter was in the middle of training exercises when the two airborne vehicles crashed into each other. Three men, Christopher Parsons, 29, William Jenkins, 47, Brendan MacFawn, 35,who were all in the helicopter, were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others, Scott Graeves, pilot and Gilbert Porter, passenger in the plane, were injured and taken to a trauma center, with one in serious condition.
Three women and two children dead, one woman and one man injured, and unknown driver injured after a Mercedes Benz rear ended an Acura at the intersection of Livingston Road and Livingston Terrace. The driver of the Mercedes remains in critical condition, the female passenger, Dominique Green, 21, died at the scene, and a male passenger is hospitalized.
The Cessna 172R crashed at about 10pm Monday immediately after taking off from the Cuyahoga County Airport in Richmond Heights, about 15 miles northeast of Cleveland. Authorities are searching for a cause.The four killed in the crash are:
Lucas Vincent Marcelli, 20, of Massillon.
The pilot, 20-year-old William Michael Felten of Saginaw, Michigan.
Abraham Pishevar, 18, of Rockville, Maryland.
John Hill, 18, of St. Simons, Georgia.
Patsy Stokes Burton was a dedicated bookkeeper who would do almost anything to ensure that the small businesses she worked for were happy. Outside of work, she focused on family and church.
As Burton, 69, was crossing a street in Upper Marlboro earlier this week to take care of paperwork for one of those clients, she was fatally struck by a Prince George’s County bus.
Alcohol and speed are believed to have contributed to Sunday night's crash in Pylesville, which killed a young Delaware woman returning from a trip to part of Rocks State Park, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
My Yuen Nguyen, 18, of Bear, Del., was in the front passenger seat of a Ford F-250 pick-up truck that hit a utility pole, ejecting her from the vehicle, Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cristie Kahler said.
Ms. Nguyen and three other young people had been visiting the park's Kilgore Falls area, Kahler said.
Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal car crash in Davidsonville Friday morning.
The crash happened on MD 50 westbound near MD 424, Anne Arundel County police said at 6:45 a.m. Maryland State Police at the Glen Burnie Barrack said they had few details immediately available on the crash.
It was not yet known whether a storm that dropped more than an inch of rain across the region before 6:30 a.m. contributed to the crash. Two lanes are open on MD 50 but traffic is delayed, county police said.
A deadly crash between a car and a motorcycle near Mitchellville Plaza in Prince George's County Thursday took the life of a beloved local firefighter.
Garrett A. Greene, 24, was killed Thursday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a car.
According to Maryland State police, a preliminary investigation indicated that the driver of a gold Ford Fusion attempted to make a left onto westbound Route 214 and crossed directly in front of Greene's Kawaski motorcycle, which was traveling eastbound.
Maryland State Police said one person was killed and three others injured when a truck trying to cross Route 15 in Emmitsburg was hit by an oncoming car Sunday afternoon.
Troopers said a Ford truck on Motter’s Station Road attempted to cross northbound Route 15 when it was struck in the side by a Ford Explorer. The driver of the truck, Charles Stambaugh, 87, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Explorer, Mary Hilton, 44, and two other people were injured in the accident. They were taken to Gettysburg Hospital. Their conditions are unknown.