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Randy Appleton

Mother and Daughter Killed in NC Wrong-Way Crash

A mother and daughter from East Tennessee died in a crash on I-40 in North Carolina with a driver who was driving on the wrong side of the interstate.  Joyce R. Smallen, 72, and her daughter Ronda Hanson, 49, both […]

Rick Shapiro

Michigan Buggy Crash Kills 3 Children After Truck Hits Carriage

At least three children died and six other people suffered critical injuries after a pickup truck driver smashed into an Amish horse-drawn buggy early on October 29 in central Michigan.  The deadly buggy crash happened at 8:34 AM in Sheridan, […]

Eric Washburn

Avoiding Work-Zone-Related Crashes

One of the most confusing – and often dangerous – places to drive is through a work zone area. The changing lanes, warning barrels, signs, flashing lights, and construction vehicles and workers can make for a confusing and hazardous drive. […]

Randy Appleton

Truck Driver Gets Life in Prison for Fatal Crash in Florida

A circuit court judge in Florida this week sentenced a tractor-trailer driver to life in prison plus 15 years for DUI manslaughter in the deaths of two women from Naples, Florida. The 34 and 35-year-old women were killed in 2011 by the […]

Randy Appleton

Truck Driver’s License Was Suspended At Time of Fatal Ohio Wreck

A concrete bucket truck slammed into an SUV in Hamilton, Ohio and killed a woman in an SUV on Oct. 24. It has been determined that the truck driver did not have a valid commercial driver’s license at the time. The […]

Randy Appleton

North Carolina Pedestrian Safety Program Wins National Award

A pedestrian and bicyclist safety program run by the North Carolina Department of Transportation appears to be reducing the number of car accidents and has received an achievement award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association.  The program is called Watch […]

Rick Shapiro

North Carolina Firefighter Struck and Killed by Drunk Driver

A community and family are grieving after a Burke County, North Carolina firefighter was struck and killed by a pickup truck while he was cleaning up storm debris on the evening of Oct. 8 in Drexel, North Carolina.  Fire department […]

Randy Appleton

South Carolina Man Charged with Felony DUI

A man from Pamplico, South Carolina has been charged with felony DUI after a fatal accident on Oct. 1 that left a Florance County, South Carolina woman dead.  South Carolina state troopers stated that the 30-year-old suspected drunk driver drove […]

Rick Shapiro

3 Teens Dead in Head-On Crash in North Carolina

A 16-year old boy and two other teenagers died in a head-on crash in Advance, North Carolina on Oct. 6. The 16 year-0ld was driving the car on Baltimore Road in Davie County, North Carolina when he attempted to pass […]

Rick Shapiro

Woman Charged With Murder in 2016 DUI Crash

A 42-year-old Birmingham, Alabama woman has been arrested and charged with murder for her role in a suspected DUI crash in 2016 in Dora, Alabama.  The woman’s name is Rebecca A. Watson and she was booked into jail on Sept. […]