Plane crashes in Jefferson County, Colorado. Pilot is found dead | 9news.com

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The pilot and only occupant of a small aircraft has died, after the plane crashed into a remote area of Jefferson County, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) said.

>The single-engine aircraft was reported missing Saturday night, but was located Sunday morning after search crews were able to see the plane from the air just after 10 a.m., according to JCSO Public Information Officer Mike Taplin.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the single-engine Magnus Fusion 212 crashed overnight about 20 miles south of Conifer, with just the pilot on board. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

“The area that it was found was very difficult to get to. It took several hours for Alpine Rescue to get to him,” said Sgt. Rod Parker with JCSO. “It’s about two miles down the trailhead. And about a half-mile off of that trail on the side of a hill.”

The United States Air Force (USAF) received a notification from the aircraft’s emergency beacon and contacted JCSO Saturday night at about 8:15 p.m., according to Taplin. The aircraft was reported to have gone missing in the area of Wigwam Creek Trail, JCSO said.

Source: Plane crashes in Jefferson County, pilot found dead | 9news.com

Skateboarder struck by vehicle in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood | TribLIVE.com

A man riding an electric skateboard was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, police said.

Medics took the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was in stable condition, according to Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesman Maurice Matthews.

Emergency dispatchers received a report of the crash at the intersection of Liberty Avenue and Baum Boulevard about 3:40 p.m.

Initially, a Pittsburgh officer who happened to be nearby attended to the male victim in the street.

The person’s age and home residence were not released.

Source: Skateboarder struck by vehicle in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood | TribLIVE.com

Two apprehended after hitting Pittsburgh police cruiser – WPXI

PITTSBURGH — Two people were arrested after an incident involving several police jurisdictions after a police cruiser that was hit on Thursday.

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that two people were in custody after an incident on Woodstock Avenue in Swissvale. They were taken into custody in Braddock after bailing from the vehicle.

Pittsburgh City Police confirm the incident initially began after a the suspect’s vehicle made minor contact with a Zone 6 officer’s vehicle at the intersection of Glen Mawr and Hunt streets.

Source: Two apprehended after hitting Pittsburgh police cruiser – WPXI

Motorcyclist hits fire hose on Philadelphia, Pa. street, dies after crash – WPXI

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A motorcyclist riding past the scene of a fire in north Philadelphia ran over a fire hose, went out of control, and died after a crash, authorities said.

Police said the 34-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene minutes after the crash shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the West Oak Lane neighborhood.

Officials said firefighters had stretched a hose across Broad Street to battle the flames, and the motorcyclist hit the house while heading north near 68th Avenue.

WPVI-TV reported that the rider was thrown about 300 feet. Investigators told the station that the fire began in the kitchen of an unoccupied home and spread to the second floor. There was no immediate word on a cause.

Source: Motorcyclist hits fire hose on Pa. street, dies after crash – WPXI

5 dead after helicopter crash in Alaskan glacier – ABC News

Five people were killed and one was hospitalized following a helicopter crash in an Alaskan glacier, officials said.

The Alaska Department Of Public Safety said Alaska State Troopers were alerted Saturday night of reports of an overdue helicopter and crash in the Knik Glacier, roughly 54 miles east of Anchorage.

Source: 5 dead after helicopter crash in Alaskan glacier – ABC News

Crews On Scene Of Motorcycle Crash With Injury In Penn Hills – CBS Pittsburgh

Crews are on the scene of a motorcycle crash with an injury in Penn Hills.

The county says the roadway will be closed for accident reconstruction. The Penn Hills police chief says a Jeep and motorcycle collided.

 

County police have been called to investigate the crash.

There’s a report of an injury, but no other immediate details available.

Source: Crews On Scene Of Motorcycle Crash With Injury In Penn Hills – CBS Pittsburgh

Motorcyclist killed in Westmoreland Co. crash, was not wearing helmet

A man riding a motorcycle was killed in a crash overnight Sunday in Westmoreland County.

Robert Mahan, 24 — was riding his motorcycle south on Sardis Road when he crossed over the center line into the opposite lane and hit a Honda CR-V.

Source: Motorcyclist killed in Westmoreland Co. crash, was not wearing helmet

PSP: Greensburg man killed in motorcycle crash on Route 30; 2 others arrested for DUI | WJAC

State police in Greensburg say a 44-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash along Route 30 in Westmoreland County Friday.

Troopers say Allen Wallace was traveling westbound, at a high-rate of speed, and collided with an SUV, causing him to be thrown from the bike and into a guardrail.

Investigators say Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene and the occupants of the SUV reported no injuries.

Troopers add that two other motorcyclists, who were riding with Wallace at the time of the crash, were arrested for DUI-related charges.

Anyone in the area of RTE 30 and Beatty County Rd on 3/12/21 at 20:58 hours that witnessed the crash involving a motorcycle and vehicle please contact Tpr Vinkler at 724-832-3288.

Source: PSP: Greensburg man killed in motorcycle crash on Route 30; 2 others arrested for DUI | WJAC

Man killed after getting hit by car in downtown Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — A man was hit and killed in downtown Pittsburgh Saturday night.

Investigators said it happened at the intersection of Penn Avenue and Stanwix Street around 9:30 p.m. When first responders arrived, they found the man under the vehicle. He was declared dead at the scene.

The person’s identity has not yet been released.

Police said the driver remained at the scene and was cooperating.

Source: Man killed after getting hit by car in downtown Pittsburgh

French MP and billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

President Macron says Olivier Dassault’s death in a helicopter crash in Normandy is a great loss.

French MP and billionaire Olivier Dassault has died in a helicopter crash in north-western France.

The accident occurred on Sunday evening in Normandy where he had a holiday home, according to police sources.

In his tribute, President Emanuel Macron said Dassault, 69, loved France and his death would be “a great loss”.

Dassault was the son of industrialist Serge Dassault, whose group builds Rafale war planes and owns Le Figaro newspaper.

He was elected to the National Assembly – France’s lower house of parliament – in 2002 and represented the Oise area of northern France.

The MP, from the centre-right Republicans, was considered the 361st richest man in the world – worth an estimated €6.3bn ($7.3bn; £5.2bn) according to Forbes.

Source: French MP and billionaire Olivier Dassault dies in helicopter crash

Coroner called to two-vehicle crash in Youngwood, Westmoreland County

County emergency dispatchers said the crash occurred shortly before 2 p.m. at Racetrack and Wilson Fox roads in Youngwood.

Youngwood Fire Chief Lloyd Crago said an SUV was driving north on Racetrack Road when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle rolled over, came back onto the roadway and collided with a van that was going southbound.

The coroner’s office pronounced the driver of the SUV, 88-year-old Elizabeth Anderson, of Hempfield Township, dead at the scene.

State police in Greensburg and the coroner are investigating.

Source: Coroner called to two-vehicle crash in Youngwood, Westmoreland County

Man dies after being shot, crashing into pole outside Pittsburgh gas station

PITTSBURGH — A man who was shot before crashing into a pole outside a gas station in Pittsburgh’s South Side early Tuesday morning died at a hospital, police said.

It was shortly after 1 a.m. when police and paramedics were called to the crash near the intersection of East Carson Street and Arlington Avenue, right by American Natural.

When officers got to the scene, an off-duty firefighter was performing CPR on the man. He was then taken to a hospital in critical condition and later died.

The man was identified as Bradford McCary, 41, of Wilkinsburg.

The Jeep McCary crashed had bullet holes in it. There was a bullet hole through the windshield, and the back driver’s side window was shot out.It’s unclear where the shooting happened.

No arrests have been made.

Source: Man dies after being shot, crashing into pole outside Pittsburgh gas station

California-Mexico border crash: More than a dozen killed Tuesday | khou.com

IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol confirms that multiple people are dead after a crash in Imperial County, located near the Mexico border and about 50 miles from the Arizona border.

During a news conference at the El Centro Regional Medical Center, Managing Director of the Emergency Department, Judy Cruz said, “We believe there was 27 passengers in this S.U.V. that struck a semi-truck full of gravel. 14 were dead on the scene. 3 of them were flown out from the scene, 7 patients transported to El Centro Regional Medical Center where unfortunately one of those has died since arrival.”

Source: California-Mexico border crash: More than a dozen killed Tuesday | khou.com

Man dies after being hit by two vehicles in Westmoreland

A 39-year-old man died Saturday night after he was hit by two vehicles in Westmoreland County, according to the county coroner’s office.

Timothy A. Strobel, of Hempfield, was the only person on his all-terrain vehicle driving south on Route 819, the Westmoreland coroner’s office said. Mr. Strobel went off the west side of the roadway before 9 p.m., hit an embankment, and his vehicle flipped over into the southbound lane.

Source: Man dies after being hit by two vehicles in Westmoreland

Huge explosion erupts after 18-wheeler hits fuel train in Texas

An 18-wheel truck hit a train carrying chemicals and fuels in Cameron, Texas, early Tuesday, causing a huge explosion and starting a fire that is expected to burn for several days.

The Milam County town of 5,400, about 72 miles northeast of Austin, was rocked by the boom around 6:45 a.m., according to Cameron Sheriff Chris White.

White said the driver of an 18-wheel flatbed truck lost control of his vehicle, was unable to stop, swerved around a parked vehicle and into a rail crossing, where his truck struck a passing BNSF train.

“Nobody was injured or killed,” White said.

Source: Huge explosion erupts after 18-wheeler hits fuel train in Texas

Parkway East Reopens Following Multi-Vehicle Crash – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – All lanes of the Parkway East have reopened after a multi-vehicle accident shut a portion down earlier on Saturday evening.

The crash had shut down the lanes between the Wilkinsburg on-ramp and the Edgewood/Swissvale exit.

It is unknown at this time if there are any injuries.

Source: Parkway East Reopens Following Multi-Vehicle Crash – CBS Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Police Cruiser Crashes Into North Side Home – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh Police officer was taken to the hospital following his cruiser crashing into a home on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

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The crash happened along Milroy Street around 6:30 a.m. when the officer was responding to a collision in Zone 1.

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Source: Pittsburgh Police Cruiser Crashes Into North Side Home – CBS Pittsburgh