Man dies in crash on SR-512 near milepost 9 in Puyallup on May 30

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Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:42am
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Puyallup man died late Thursday evening after crashing into the back of a semi-truck hauling 11,300 gallons of gasoline, according to the Washington State Patrol.

A 46-year-old man from Puyallup died when his Ford F-150 truck slammed into the back of a tanker truck on Highway 512 Thursday night.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Eugene, OR

A bike rider hit by a pickup truck when he turned in front of the vehicle died Wednesday, Oregon State Police reported.

James Thomas Moody, 57, of Elmira was eastbound on the shoulder of Warthen Road when he crossed the traffic lane to pull into a driveway, troopers said. He was hit by an eastbound pickup truck hauling a horse trailer.

Troopers said Sandra L. Faulhaber, 63, of Elmira, told troopers she attempted to avoid the bike, but hit the rider from behind.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Moody Road is closed at Somers Road in Enfield following a serious accident involving a school van, according to police.

Four CREC students were injured in the crash. School officials said the school van struck a tree while trying to avoid a pedestrian. It happened on Moody Road around 4 p.m.

Three of the students received cuts and bruises and one lost consciousness. All four were taken to Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, CREC officials said.

It's not clear if the van driver was injured. Neither the driver nor the students have been identified.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Authorities said one person died and two people were injured after a vehicle crash at 12th Avenue NE and Franklin Road Saturday.

Officials said a red Dodge Ram traveling westbound failed to stop at a red traffic light. The vehicle entered the intersection and collided with a maroon Dodge Ram traveling northbound.

The driver of the northbound pickup was transported to Norman Regional Hospital, where he remains for treatment. The passenger of the northbound pickup was taken to the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, where she died from her injuries.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

An 82-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon when the minivan she was riding in crashed and flipped onto its roof in the village of North Syracuse, police said.

Geraldine Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene, North Syracuse police said.

Gardner was a passenger in a gray Dodge Journey minivan. Dominic Bellardina was driving the minivan north on South Bay Road at 1:44 p.m. Sunday when he crashed into the passenger's side of a white Toyota 4Runner driven by Donald Therre, village police said.

Monday, April 28, 2014

An elderly Lincoln woman died after a two-vehicle crash early Tuesday evening. Authorities say Viola Garvey, 82, was pronounced dead after the accident in the 2300-block of Woodlawn Road in Lincoln.

The crash remains under investigation by the Lincoln Police Department and the Illinois State Police Accident Reconstruction Division.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

An 85-year-old Amherst woman who may have suffered a medical emergency died Sunday afternoon when her car veered off the road and hit a tree, Amherst police reported.

Alice K. Schaefer was driving her 2007 Toyota sedan in the 200 block of Sunrise Boulevard around 4 p.m. when the accident occurred, a police Capt. said. Schaefer was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, where she was pronounced dead.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Boston, MA

Police in Rochester say an elderly driver crashed into a motorcycle on Wednesday morning, sending the rider to the hospital. Priscilla Hill, 82, was traveling on Milton Road when she turned left into the Rochester Residence Inn, striking a Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Bradley Locke.