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Trucks are heavier than cars, and although they are a small percentage of the total number of accidents on the road, the increased mass means that many accidents involving trucks cause a great deal of damage.
GILMORE TOWNSHIP, MI — A 31-year-old Weidman man is dead after the car he was riding in and a semitrailer collided in Isabella County, police report.
The Michigan State Police are investigating the fatal traffic crash that happened at 8:17 p.m Tuesday, July 22, near the intersection of West Coleman and North Littlefield in Isabella County's Gilmore Township.
Authorities say a 15-year-old driver and his mother are dead following a crash involving a tanker truck hauling milk in St. Clair County.
The sheriff’s department says Jarrod Robert Smith, who had a learner’s permit, was driving an SUV around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Burtchville Township when he stopped at an intersection and turned left into the path of the semi.
The department says the Wixom boy and his 52-year-old mother, Karen Kay Smith, died.
The man who was killed in a crash on Interstate 81 in Franklin County earlier Tuesday morning was identified as a Virginia man by state police.
Steven Lee Winfrey, 51, of Roanoke, Virginia, was killed when his tractor-trailer veered off the roadway Exit 10 for Route 914 in Guilford Township on northbound I-81 in Franklin County just before 5 a.m. The truck crashed into a cement storm drain and burst into flames, according to previous reports from state police.
Police have identified a tractor-trailer driver killed in a crash on I-70 in Putnam County on Monday.
The driver was Robert P. Deakin, age 46, of Avon, Indiana. The coroner found the cause of death was blunt force trauma.
The crash occurred at around 12:36 pm Monday in the westbound lanes on I-70 near the 30 mile marker. Indiana State Police say traffic was slowing down for a construction zone and moving into the right lane.
MAHWAH - A father and son are among three killed in a fiery crash on 287 in Mahwah Tuesday.
State police say a tractor-trailer carrying a load of bricks struck the side of a disabled cement truck that was being repaired in the right shoulder. State Police Capt. Stephen Jones says two repair workers and the cement truck driver with Concrete on Demand in Oakland were standing near the disabled vehicle and were hit.