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Accidental Death

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  • Clues sought in deadly New York train derailment

    Clues sought in deadly New York train derailment
    NEW YORK — Passengers were dozing early Sunday as Metro-North's No. 8808 train headed into a sharp curve on tracks overlooking the roiling waters where the Harlem and Hudson rivers meet. Just after 7:20 a.m., the screeching sound of metal on metal...
  • Drunk driving arrests down this holiday weekend

    Preliminary statistics from the California Highway Patrol showed fewer drunk driving arrests over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend than during the same period last year. Between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Saturday, highway patrol officers arrested...
  • Paul Walker death: Speed may have been factor in fatal crash

    Paul Walker death: Speed may have been factor in fatal crash
    Investigators are looking into whether speed played a role in the accident Saturday in Santa Clarita that left "The Fast and The Furious" actor Paul Walker dead. The single-vehicle crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 28300 block of Rye Canyon Loop....
  • Paul Walker dead: Investigators look at speed, crash impact

    Paul Walker dead: Investigators look at speed, crash impact
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials on Sunday sought to sort out the circumstances of a fiery crash in Santa Clarita that left "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and another man dead. Walker was apparently the passenger in a red...
  • Three killed in single-vehicle accident on 110 Freeway

    Three killed in single-vehicle accident on 110 Freeway
    Three Lancaster residents, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed Saturday in a single-vehicle accident on the northbound 110 Freeway just north of downtown Los Angeles, according to the California Highway Patrol. Two women, ages 37 and 19, and the...
  • 'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in car crash

    'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker dies in car crash
    SANTA CLARITA — A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the “Fast & Furious” movie series has died in a car crash north of Los Angeles. He was 40. Ame Van Iden says Walker died Saturday afternoon. A statement on Walker's...
  • Small plane crash in western Alaska kills 4

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys killed four of the 10 people aboard, including an infant boy, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said Saturday. The pilot and three passengers died in the...
  • Water-skiing champ Sarah Teelow dies after crash at start of race

    Water-skiing champ Sarah Teelow dies after crash at start of race
    Australian water skier Sarah Teelow died Monday, a day after falling off her skis and crashing during the opening moments of the high-speed, 75-mile Bridge-to-Bridge race on the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney. The 20-year-old who recently won the...
  • Rain, speed were factors in fatal Santa Ana crash, police say

    Rain, speed were factors in fatal Santa Ana crash, police say
    Police say rain and excessive speed contributed to a deadly crash in Santa Ana early Thursday morning that killed one person and sent four others to the hospital. The crash occurred about 1:10 a.m. in the 900 block of North Fairview Street when a car...
  • Man sentenced to 21 years in DUI crash that killed O.C. cheerleader

    Man sentenced to 21 years in DUI crash that killed O.C. cheerleader
    An Irvine man was sentenced Friday to 21 years to life in prison after being convicted of murder for drunkenly crashing his truck into a car and killing a teenage girl, the Orange County district attorney announced. Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, had more...
  • WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds

    WeHo Halloween burning death was accidental, sheriff's probe finds
    An investigation into how a man burned to death at West Hollywood’s annual Halloween carnival has confirmed witness statements that he accidentally set himself ablaze while lighting a cigarette, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department...