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  • Correction: GOP Train Accident story

    01/31/2018 11:24:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    AP News via ^ | February 1, 2018 | AP News
    CROZET, Va. (AP) — In a story Jan. 31 about a fatal train crash carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress, The Associated Press, relying on information from a congressman at the scene, misidentified who was killed in the pickup truck. It was a passenger who died, not the driver. A corrected version of the story is below: Train carrying GOP lawmakers strikes trash truck; 1 killed A train carrying dozens of Republican members of Congress to a policy retreat has slammed into a garbage truck in rural Virginia By ALAN FRAM and HEIDI BROWN Associated Press CROZET, Va. (AP)...
  • Dump truck hit overpass on I-75 early Wednesday

    11/03/2017 12:35:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Gainesville Sun ^ | October 25, 2017 | Staff Report
    Troopers said Ronnie Jackson, 67, had failed to lower the truck’s bed after leaving a construction zone. A dump truck driver was cited for careless driving Wednesday after he failed to lower the bed of his truck and it hit an overpass on Interstate 75 in Gainesville. Ronnie Jackson, 67, of Lake City, was cited after the accident, which occurred at 12:45 a.m. in the northbound lanes around Mile Marker 385, according to a Florida Highway Patrol media release. The truck overturned and the bed came off after hitting the Southwest 20th Avenue bridge. Troopers said Jackson had failed to...
  • Truck strikes overpass; traffic rerouted in Asheboro

    08/19/2017 5:14:01 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    ASHEBORO — A Friday afternoon accident at the Sunset Avenue overpass in Asheboro caused traffic to be rerouted in and around the area. The incident was reported at 1 p.m. when a dump truck driven by Jeffrey J. Friedmann of Winston-Salem was traveling northbound on Interstate 73/74. He had just left the McDonald’s construction site on Dixie Drive. Friedmann told officers he noticed that the dump bed of the truck was beginning to move, according to a report from the Asheboro Police Department. The dump bed of the 1995 Peterbilt truck struck the support beams of the overpass bridge, causing...
  • Dump truck driver crashes through FBI Pittsburgh security gate

    07/26/2016 11:00:24 AM PDT · by RS_Rider · 85 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune Review ^ | 07-26-2016 | Tribune Review
    A man driving a dump truck rammed through a security gate of the FBI Headquarters on the South Side Tuesday, an FBI spokesman said. The driver was injured and transported to a hospital, but no one else was hurt, said Special Agent Greg Heeb. The ramming was intentional, he said, but the motive of the driver aren't clear yet. “We're investigating it now with the Pittsburgh police,” he said. Police have identified the driver but haven't released his identity yet, Heeb said. Police stopped the driver on Carson Street after he ran several red lights, Heeb said. The driver said...
  • Dump truck driver targets Pittsburgh FBI building, crashes vehicle through front gate

    07/26/2016 9:36:27 AM PDT · by surroundedbyblue · 36 replies
    PITTSBURGH - A heavy amount of police activity is continuing near the FBI building on the South Side after authorities said the driver of a dump truck intentionally crashed his vehicle through the front gate Tuesday morning. FBI Supervisory Special Agent Greg Heeb said the large vehicle briefly went airborne after impact before it came to rest in an employee parking lot outside the building on East Carson Street. Video: Bob Mayo interviews FBI agent at crash scene "He was apparently driving erratically in the area. He ran a couple of red lights, possibly a stop sign," Heeb said. "Pittsburgh...
  • Dump truck used as get-away vehicle after robbery in Sissonville, WV

    09/16/2014 6:47:18 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    WOWK ^ | Brandon Millman
    UPDATE: Deputies with the Kanawha County Sheriff's Department said they have located the dump truck used as a get away vehicle in a robbery early Monday morning, September 15. They located the truck, which was found burned, along Allen's Fork Road in Kanawha County, WV. According to Kanawha County Emergency Services Deputy Director C.W. Sigman, an amount of oil and diesel fuel may have spilled at the crash site.
  • Cows fall off back of truck

    06/29/2005 9:51:51 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 92 replies · 1,221+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 30 June 2005
    SIX cows have tumbled out the back of a truck driving along a highway in the Melbourne's southeast. The truck driver lost his load of cows over a one kilometre stretch of the Princes Highway near Morwell about 1pm yesterday after a security gate at the back of his trailer become unlatched, police said. No accidents were caused, but one cow had to be destroyed after suffering extensive injuries, police said
  • The Marines of India Company (Syria/Iraq Border Question)

    04/24/2005 8:47:15 PM PDT · by topher · 20 replies · 920+ views
    Michelle Malkin: Cassandra has a moving tribute. Then from Villainous Company: Hearts of Fire From atop his lookout post on the Iraqi-Syria border that day, Corporal Joshua Butler must have wondered briefly if he'd been transported to Hell. A white dump truck came careening towards him, bursting through a raft of wired-together abandoned vehicles. But that was only the beginning of what most people would call a bad day: [Continued from: Military.Com] Butler, 21 and an Altoona, Pa., native, fired through the windshield of the first suicide bomber as he rammed a white dump truck through a barrier of abandoned...
  • Tractor driver suffocates under pile of manure

    04/24/2005 2:12:09 PM PDT · by kingattax · 54 replies · 979+ views
    Reuters/MSNBC ^ | 3-27-2005
    Czech man dies in work-related accident; investigation under way PRAGUE, Czech Republic - A Czech tractor driver died under eight tons of manure in a bizarre accident that has baffled his employers, local media reported. The 34-year old man, identified only as Martin T., suffocated after the load fell on him while he was dumping it in a field near the western Czech city of Karlovy Vary, news Web Site reported on Sunday. “It absolutely beats me how this could happen,” said Vladimir Erps, chief of the company employing the victim. “
  • Stolen Dump Truck (Deland, FL) - AP Story had No Title

    12/31/2003 11:32:58 AM PST · by Tunehead54 · 65 replies · 463+ views ^ | December 31, 2003 | None
    <p>DELAND — Local law enforcement authorities have notified the Department of Homeland Security that a state-owned dump truck has been stolen.</p> <p>The report was made to the federal agency because of the heightened threat level, Lt. Richard Gaylord, a spokesman for the DeLand Police Department, said Wednesday.</p>
  • Sacramento Freep Picture Update - 11/19

    10/21/2002 10:09:25 PM PDT · by daviddennis · 30 replies · 436+ views
    David H Dennis | 10/21/2002 | David H Dennis
    Sometimes, it's hard to believe your own eyes - especially when you are so often dismissed by the press. If they tell us there was a small but enthusiastic rally of freepers in Sacramento, who are we to argue? Even among people who believe they are conservatives, there seems to be an enormous amount of fear, uncertainty and doubt spread about the Simon campaign. And it is oh-so-easy to be "realistic" and "accept the inevitable" - but if we all behaved that way, well, we just wouldn't be Freepers, would we? So I would like to present a series of...