At least 17 injured and 1 killed in Downtown Durham, NC Pipeline Explosion

Workers excavating on N. Duke Street near the Kaffeinate coffee shop and Torero’s Mexican restaurant on April 10, 2019, reportedly struck a 2″ natural gas line leading to a large scale gas leak.  Authorities arrived quickly to assess the situation and witnesses…

Dunn County, WI Sheriff’s Dept. Seeks Witnesses to Fatal 18 Wheeler Accident

An 18 wheeler semi-truck struck an SUV in Red Cedar Township, Wisconsin just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 14th, 2019.  The driver of the SUV died from his injuries after being transported to the hospital.  The driver of the…

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Woman Killed in Semi Crash on I-94 in Macomb County

A female driver was killed instantly when a semi truck rear-ended her Ford Taurus in Macomb County. On Thursday, March 8, troopers responded to reports of a rolled over semi on westbound I-94 in St. Clair Shores around 1:30 pm.…

18 Wheeler Crash Inspection
Another Fatal Semi Truck “Tire-Off” Incident Takes Life of Tulane University Student from Forest Lake, MN

21 year old Tulane University student, Margaret Maurer, was struck and killed March 5th, 2019 by a tire that had broken loose from a passing 18-wheeler semi truck. According to Gautier, Louisiana police, two tires broke loose from a passing…

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Semi Crash Kills Teenage Girl Near Red Wing, MN

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that a teenage girl died in a semitrailer crash near Red Wing over the weekend. 17-year-old Karina R. Gonzalez-Baltazar of Lake City, MN was a passenger in her family’s SUV when it was struck by…

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Semi-Truck Crash Near Deer River, MN Results in Two Deaths

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a semi-truck heading south, in snowy and icy conditions, on Highway 46 near Deer River, MN hit two vehicles traveling in the opposite direction. The semi first sideswiped a Ford pickup and then crashed…

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Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Goodhue County

A fatal accident in Goodhue County tragically took the life of a woman from Randolph, Minnesota, and injured three people, including the husband of the woman who was killed. A Chrysler 200 Touring was southbound on Highway 316 when it…

Unsecure Load Accident Death
Boulder Falls from Czeck Services Truck, Kills Mother and Daughter from Shoreview

A boulder weighing about 800 pounds fell off of the back of a Czeck services commercial truck and hit a car going in the opposite direction. Tragically, a mother and her adult daughter were killed in the crash. Karen J.…

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Saint Paul Man Dies after Car is Hit by Light Rail Train

Nicholas Redlin Westlake, a 29-year-old Saint Paul man, was fatally injured on Saturday when his car was hit by a Metro Green Line light rail train at the intersection of Eustis Street and University Avenue. Metro Transit, which operates the…

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Woman Fatally Shot by Minneapolis Police

Our community is grieving as another person has been shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer. On July 15, 2017, a woman living in South Minneapolis, having called 911 at around 11:30 p.m. for assistance, met the squad car…

Road Safety
103 Traffic Deaths in MN, Speeding Top Cause

On the day the Minnesota Department of Public Safety released the statistics below, a toddler tragically died from injuries sustained on Saturday when his family’s minivan collided with a semi truck. This was the 103th traffic death in the state. DPS news:…

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Semi-truck Kills Wisconsin Man, Critically Injures Passenger

Two well-known community residents of Columbus, Wisconsin, were critically injured and one of them died as a result of a rear-end accident involving a semi-truck hitting them from behind. Hans Kubik and Mary Larson, both 68 years old, were rushed…