‘Stand your ground’ law protects shooter in deadly fight over parking space: sheriff

An argument over a handicapped parking spot at a convenience store in Florida led to a fatal shooting and the man who pulled the trigger won’t be arrested under the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law, authorities said. and ” the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Surveillance video obtained by The Post shows McGlockton walking up to Michael Drejka, 47, who was arguing with McGlockton’s girlfriend, Britany Jacobs, 24, over a handicapped parking spot at the Circle A Food store on Sunset Point Road in Clearwater on Thursday.

Detectives from the sheriff’s office said Jacobs had parked her 2016 Chrysler 2000 in a handicapped spot without a permit before the shooting.

Source: ‘Stand your ground’ law protects shooter in deadly fight over parking space: sheriff

Mt. Pleasant Township woman dies in Route 711 accident | www.dailycourier.com | Daily Courier

A Mt. Pleasant Township woman died Friday when the car she was in collided headon with another vehicle on Route 711 in Donegal Township, authorities said.Gloria J. Randall, 75, of Freeman Falls Road, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by Westmoreland County Deputy Coroner Jonathan Jenkins.

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Girl, 7, struck by car, killed while trying to get help for dad involved in drunk driving crash, police say | Fox News

A 7-year-old girl was struck and killed by a vehicle on Sunday while she was attempting to contact police for help after her allegedly intoxicated father was involved in a drunk driving crash, police said.

DeSandra Thomas was pronounced dead after she was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross I-94 in Romulus, Mich., her mother told Fox 2 Detroit. Police said the girl was looking for help after her father crashed their car into an abandoned vehicle near Merriman around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Source: Girl, 7, struck by car, killed while trying to get help for dad involved in drunk driving crash, police say | Fox News

3 die in NM highway crash involving passenger bus headed to El Paso

Officials said four of the 24 people injured in the crash near Albuquerque are in critical condition.

BERNALILLO, N.M. — A crash involving a commercial passenger bus heading to El Paso and three other vehicles on a New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said.

Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office officials said 35 people were on the bus operated by El Paso-Los Angeles Limousine Express.

Jerry Rosenbaum, the president of the company, said, “The bus left Denver on its way to El Paso, and I’m sure some of the passengers were getting off in El Paso.”

Some probably were planning to continue into Mexico, he said.

Rosenbaum said some of the passengers who weren’t injured already have been transported on other buses.

Source: 3 die in NM highway crash involving passenger bus headed to El Paso

2 women killed in head-on crash in Westmoreland County | WPXI

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Two women were killed in a Westmoreland County crash on Friday afternoon.

The county coroner’s office said Shari L. Kohan, 47, of Cambria County was driving south on Route 711 when her Ford Focus drifted across the centerline and struck a Subaru Outback head on in Donegal.

Gloria Randall, 75, of Mount Pleasant Township was a passenger in the Subaru.

Source: 2 women killed in head-on crash in Westmoreland County | WPXI