Man killed after being hit by SUV in Peters Township identified | WPXI

February 21, 2018 wpanews 0

A Richard Bryan Baurle, 45, was struck shortly before 8 p.m. on Washington Road, the coroner said. Peters Township police Chief Douglas Grimes said he doesn’t know why this Baurle was attempting to cross this very busy intersection in the dark Monday night. There are crosswalks about 100 yards in either direction. Workers who heard sirens and saw flashing lights came running out of the Waterdam Centre Plaza Monday night. […] READ MORE

Man killed in crash while pulling out of gas station | WPXI

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

A man was killed in a crash Sunday morning in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood, officials said. The driver of the car, 23-year-old James Blackburne, was thrown from the vehicle and died, officials said. TRENDING NOW: Pittsburgh native John-Henry Krueger wins silver medal in speedskating Car crashes into truck, pinning people between vehicles in parking lot Police: Man poses as water company employee to enter Shenango Twp. home VIDEO: Nebraska Man Arrested […] READ MORE

Freeway crash near Los Angeles kills at least 5 | Fox News

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

It was reported that a semi-truck broke through the center divider of a freeway in Southern California on Friday afternoon, killing at least five people and injuring others. The semi had been carrying concrete as it was traveling west on Interstate 10 in Rialto, Calif., about 60 miles east of Los Angeles, Fox 11 reported. Around 1 p.m., the semi collided with a smaller truck and four cars. California Highway Patrol […] READ MORE

White Township woman killed in crash on Route 56

February 19, 2018 wpanews 0

  CENTER TOWNSHIP — A White Township woman was killed Tuesday morning when her car collided with a truck on state Route 56 near the juncture with state Route 954 in Center Township. State police at Indiana said Lisa Jean Cooper, of Rustic Lodge Road, was eastbound on Route 56 when her car crossed into the westbound lane, hitting a dump truck head-on that was operated by Robin W. Smith, […] READ MORE

Passenger plane crashes in Iran with 66 aboard, report says – CNN

February 18, 2018 wpanews 6

  (CNN)All 66 people on board a passenger plane that crashed Sunday in a mountainous region of southern Iran are presumed dead, the airline said. The Aseman Airlines plane was flying from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj when it disappeared 50 minutes into the flight, according to a post on the airline’s Instagram account. The flight, which departed at 7:55 a.m. local time (11.25 p.m. ET Saturday), crashed […] READ MORE

Mexico earthquake: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 13 – BBC News

February 17, 2018 wpanews 1

  The aircraft was carrying Mexico’s interior minister and the Oaxaca state governor but both survived. The aircraft’s pilot lost control as it was coming in to land, Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete said. The 7.2-magnitude quake’s epicentre was in Oaxaca but it shook buildings in Mexico City, 350km (217 miles) away. No deaths have been reported in the earthquake itself. Source: Mexico earthquake: Helicopter crashes in emergency killing 13 – […] READ MORE

Woman killed in head-on crash in Indiana County | WPXI

February 14, 2018 wpanews 0

  Lisa Jean Cooper was driving eastbound on Route 56 near Route 954 when she crossed the center line and struck a tri-axle truck head-on at 10:17 a.m., the Indiana County Coroner’s Office said. She was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from her vehicle, according to the report. She was declared dead at the scene. The cause and manner of her death are pending. TRENDING NOW: Major […] READ MORE

No injuries in crash involving bus, 13 vehicles in Cambria County | WJAC

February 13, 2018 wpanews 0

CRESSON TOWNSHIP – A bus carrying four elementary students from the Penn Cambria School District was hit head-on by a vehicle at a low speed Monday morning.The crash between the bus and a vehicle was the catalyst for a chain-reaction crash, officials said. CRESSON TOWNSHIP – A bus carrying four elementary students from the Penn Cambria School District was hit head-on by a vehicle at a low speed Monday morning. […] READ MORE

3 hospitalized after accident involving ride-sharing car hitting bridge pillar | WPXI

February 13, 2018 wpanews 1

Three people are in the hospital after an accident involving a ride-sharing car in Pittsburgh early Sunday morning. Police said the car hit the pillar of a bridge. Two of the people are in critical condition. One is in stable condition.   TRENDING NOW: Server stiffed by church on $735 order loses job over Facebook post Police activity at home with several people in handcuffs Basketball player with Down syndrome […] READ MORE

Russia plane crash: Passenger jet with 71 aboard crashes near Moscow

February 11, 2018 wpanews 7

  Plane fragments were found in the Ramenskoye area about 25 miles from the airport. Footage on state television showed them strewn across a snowy field with no buildings nearby. It was unclear if there were any casualties among people on the ground at the crash site. According to the tracking site Flightradar24, the aircraft was descending at a rate of 3,300ft per minute five minutes after take off, BBC News […] READ MORE

Three dead when Papillon copter crashes into Grand Canyon, 4 injured – CNN

February 11, 2018 wpanews 0

  FAA spokesman Allen Kenitzer earlier said the aircraft sustained considerable damage in the crash. He did not have details of the crash. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash, Kenitzer said. Papillon Airways describes itself on its website as “the world’s largest aerial sightseeing company” and adds that it provides “the only way to tour the Grand Canyon. At Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, safety is […] READ MORE

Hong Kong bus overturns killing 18 – BBC News

February 11, 2018 wpanews 1

It is not clear what caused a double-decker bus with spectators being transported  from horse races to roll over. Hong Kong’s public transport is usually safe, and deadly accidents of this scale are relatively infrequent. Representatives from the bus operator said on Saturday evening that the driver had a good track record and knew the route, which only runs on race days. Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam said she […] READ MORE