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Cable, WI House Explosion Leaves 2 Injured, 1 Dead

One woman died and two people were injured in a house explosion in Cable, WI on June 14. Raymond Reidl and his wife Joyce Reidl were inside the home when the blast occurred and was immediately followed by a fire around…

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Bronx Legionnaires’ Outbreak Strikes Co-Op City, Again, 1 Dead

One person has died and two others have been hospitalized in an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Co-op City in the Bronx- the same neighborhood where an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 others…

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Iowa Salmonella Death from Fareway Chicken Salad? Des Moines Register Interviews Lawyer Ryan Osterholm

In the Iowa Salmonella outbreak linked to Fareway chicken salad, 240 people were sickened, over 30 of whom are being represented by lawyer Ryan Osterholm. Tragically, one of these people, a woman from eastern Iowa, died. There were also 15 people…

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Miami Bridge Collapse Kills 6 and Injures 9

On March 15, 2018, a pedestrian bridge over the Tamiami Trail, a seven-lane road in Miami, collapsed, crushing vehicles below. Officials have reported 6 people dead and 9 injured, but those numbers may grow. At this point, investigators are not…

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Lawyers Say Longer Truck Trailers Would Increase Risk of Death in Rear End Collisions

Updated Information: The trucker who rear ended a Toyota Scion, killing Robert Bursik, was texting his girlfriend and/or using an app, Zillow, at the time. The truck driver was charged with criminal vehicular homicide for operating a motor vehicle in…

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Man dies in Brentwood, Pennsylvania House Explosion, Fire

One person was killed in an explosion and fire in Brentwood, Pennsylvania on February 1. The body of Michael Festa, 56, was recovered by first responders outside the home, located at 24 Hillman St., by first responders who arrived around…

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Remains of 5 Workers Recovered After Oklahoma Gas Rig Explosion

The remains of five men who were working on a gas rig that exploded January 22 in eastern Oklahoma’s Pittsburg County have been recovered. Killed in the blast were Roger Cunningham, 55, of Seminole, OK; Josh Ray, 35, of Fort…

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Kentucky Tugboat Explosion Kills 3, Injures 6

Three people were killed and six others were injured when an explosion occurred on a tugboat in drydock at First Marine Dry Dock Boat and Barge Repair in Calvert City, Kentucky on January 19. A flash fire followed the explosion which…

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One Dead in Whitman, WV House Explosion

A Logan County, WV man was killed in an explosion at his home on January 10. First responders were called to the scene in the 4100 block of Whitman Creek Road in Whitman at 2:45 p.m. They arrived within 10…

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Head-On Collision of Kenworth and Freightliner Trucks Kills Drivers

Two commercial truck drivers were tragically killed in a head-on collision in Malheur County, Oregon, on December 30, 2017. The accident happened on U.S. 20, just west of Harper, at approximately 9:10 a.m. Cause of Fatal Kenworth-Freightliner Truck Crash Under…

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Worker Fatally Pinned between Semi Truck and Front-End Loader in Hugo, MN

A fatal workplace incident in Hugo, Minnesota, resulted in the death of a 36-year-old man. At about 8:40 a.m., December 13, 2017, Aaron D. Reich, a resident of Buffalo, Minnesota, was fatally pinned between a semitrailer truck and a front-end…

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Horse-and-Buggy Fatal Crash Near Staples, MN Highlights Need for More Prevention Measures

The following is an accident report from the Minnesota State Patrol. Another tragic crash involving a horse and buggy has resulted in the death of a young man. Please watch for buggies on the road. A horse and buggy traveling…