American alpinist Jess Roskelley and Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjörg Auer were missing after they tried to climb the east face of Howse Peak on the Icefields Parkway and “local search and rescue has assumed the worst,” outdoor apparel company The North Face said in a statement. The three were reported overdue on Wednesday, one day after the avalanche struck.
Few details are available at this time, but we have learned from Coral-Graceton Fire officials that one person died in an incident that brought water rescue crews from three different fire departments out at 6:09 this morning, where they recovered a vehicle that had gone into a retention pond at the Rosebud mine site off of Route 119
The teenager was driving with her mother and two others the SUV when she struck the two men outside a Dollar Tree store.
“She was navigating into a parking spot and made a mistake,” Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overswise told WPVI. “The vehicle lunged forward striking two men who were seated at the wall of the Dollar [Tree] store.”
Through the first five months of 2018, fatal overdoses in Westmoreland are down more than 40 percent, and coroners across the region are reporting similar decreases.
(CNN)At least 48 people died after a boat carrying around 180 migrants sank off the coast of Tunisia late Saturday, according to official Tunisian news agency TAP.Dozens of others were rescued by the Tunisian coast guard, which also recovered the 48 bodies, the country’s interior ministry said in a statement.The boat was 16 nautical miles off the Sfax coast — 170 miles south of the capital Tunis — when it sent a distress signal at 10:45 p.m. local time (5.45 p.m. ET) on Saturday, the interior ministry said.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the Piper PA31 aircraft went down shortly after 3 p.m.
The Coast Guard and local police are searching for the remaining crash victims. Commercial fishing boat crews also are assisting in the search.v
The National Weather Service says thunderstorms were moving through the area when the plane went down.