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Rally Legend Paddy Hopkirk, The Fifth Beatle, Goes Racing in the Skies
Rally Legend Paddy Hopkirk, The Fifth Beatle, Goes Racing in the Skies

26 Jul 2022, 08:43 UTC / A successful racing driver, who was also involved in charity, Paddy Hopkirk died at the age of 89 on July 21, in the United Kingdom

 
Toddler Run Over and Killed in Parking Lot, Mom Is Charged but Driver Walks
Toddler Run Over and Killed in Parking Lot, Mom Is Charged but Driver Walks

20 Aug 2019, 11:08 UTC / Teenage Houston mother is charged with felony child endangerment after her 18-month son was run over while walking unsupervised in a parking lot

 
NYC Man Accidentally Backs Into Wife at Car Wash, Kills Her
NYC Man Accidentally Backs Into Wife at Car Wash, Kills Her

19 Aug 2019, 12:03 UTC / The two were washing their Jeep Commander when the man realized he’d left it in reverse. He stepped inside and accidentally hit gas, running over the wife

 
Dad Lets 12-Year-Old Drive, She Kills a Pedestrian and His Dog
Dad Lets 12-Year-Old Drive, She Kills a Pedestrian and His Dog

19 Aug 2019, 11:04 UTC / The girl told police she was practicing her driving in her dad’s Ford Explorer, the dad initially claimed he was at the wheel at the moment of impact

 
13-Year-Old With Special Needs Dies After Being Left in Hot Car
13-Year-Old With Special Needs Dies After Being Left in Hot Car

7 Aug 2019, 12:51 UTC / South Carolina teenager was inside the vehicle for more than 2 hours, police believe. They have arrested 2 people in connection to the death

 
NYC Dad’s Indictment Delayed in Twins’ Hot Car Death
NYC Dad’s Indictment Delayed in Twins’ Hot Car Death

2 Aug 2019, 13:50 UTC / The attorney for Juan Rodriguez is pleading with prosecutors to drop manslaughter and negligent homicide charges, since the kids’ death was an “accident”

 
NYC Dad Charged With Manslaughter in Hot Car Death of His 1YO Twins
NYC Dad Charged With Manslaughter in Hot Car Death of His 1YO Twins

29 Jul 2019, 14:03 UTC / Juan Rodriguez pleads not guilty to charges of manslaughter and negligent homicide, says he thought he’d dropped the twins off at daycare before work

 
Newlywed Drowns on Alaskan Hike in Search of “Into the Wild” Bus
Newlywed Drowns on Alaskan Hike in Search of “Into the Wild” Bus

29 Jul 2019, 12:24 UTC / Veranika Nikanava, 24, of Belarus, was hiking with her husband in Alaska and was swept away while trying to cross the Teklanika River near Healy

 
Mother Charged With Murder for Bringing Dead Daughter to ER, Lying About Crash
Mother Charged With Murder for Bringing Dead Daughter to ER, Lying About Crash

25 Jul 2019, 16:58 UTC / Jasmine Anderson told hospital staff that she and her 5-year-old daughter had been in a car crash and the girl had injured her neck. She was already dead

 
National Weather Service Nebraska Bakes Biscuits in Car as Heat Advisory
National Weather Service Nebraska Bakes Biscuits in Car as Heat Advisory

19 Jul 2019, 16:53 UTC / Weather experiment sees a tray of biscuits bake until they’re edible in about 8 hours on the dash of a black vehicle parked in the sun

 
Dog Has Been Living at Car Accident Site for 18 Months, Waiting for His Human
Dog Has Been Living at Car Accident Site for 18 Months, Waiting for His Human

16 Jul 2019, 11:44 UTC / The story of “Greek Hachiko” goes viral: dog refuses to move from the place where his owner died in a car crash in November 2017

 
Britain’s First Fatality in an e-Scooter Collision Is Influencer Emily Hartridge
Britain’s First Fatality in an e-Scooter Collision Is Influencer Emily Hartridge

15 Jul 2019, 13:11 UTC / Hartridge was riding an e-scooter at a roundabout in London when she was hit by a truck, becoming the first victim of a fatal accident with such a vehicle

 
Car Thief Beaten to Death by Angry Mob in Philadelphia
Car Thief Beaten to Death by Angry Mob in Philadelphia

12 Jul 2019, 11:27 UTC / Man took Hyundai with kids inside, father of the kids gave chase. The thief stopped in traffic and was dragged out of the car and beaten to death

 
Frozen Corpse of Stowaway Migrant Falls from Plane, Smashes Into Someone’s Yard
Frozen Corpse of Stowaway Migrant Falls from Plane, Smashes Into Someone’s Yard

8 Jul 2019, 11:04 UTC / The man hid inside the landing gear of a Kenya Airways plane leaving Nairobi, was hoping to make it to London. He was dead before he fell from the plane

 
11-Year-Old Boy Dies After Spider Lands on Driver’s Hand
11-Year-Old Boy Dies After Spider Lands on Driver’s Hand

21 Jun 2019, 11:29 UTC / Cloud Younger was driving her kids to school when a spider landed on her hand, scaring her daughter. The mother lost control of the car and crashed

 
Philadelphia Man Tries to Prevent Car Thief from Taking His Acura, Dies
Philadelphia Man Tries to Prevent Car Thief from Taking His Acura, Dies

19 Jun 2019, 13:16 UTC / Police say the man was inside a gas station when the thief got inside the car, and he tried to prevent him from taking off. He was dragged and killed

 
Severed Human Torso Found in Car After Brief Police Chase
Severed Human Torso Found in Car After Brief Police Chase

18 Jun 2019, 14:04 UTC / Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper pulls over Chevrolet Impala for failure to maintain lane. Ensuing chase ends dramatically, with discovery of human torso inside

 
Colombian Bishop to Use National Army Helicopter to Drop Holy Water on People
Colombian Bishop to Use National Army Helicopter to Drop Holy Water on People

18 Jun 2019, 11:46 UTC / A wave of brutal crimes has prompted this response from the church, which the media dubs a “mass exorcism.” It will take place during the annual patron saints f

 
3-Month Baby Dies in Hot Car While Mother Takes a Nap
3-Month Baby Dies in Hot Car While Mother Takes a Nap

13 Jun 2019, 16:28 UTC / A Kansas mother returned home with her 6 children and rushed to take a nap, forgetting the youngest inside the car in the driveway

 
Biker Is Struck by Lightning, Thrown Off Motorcycle, Killed
Biker Is Struck by Lightning, Thrown Off Motorcycle, Killed

11 Jun 2019, 11:07 UTC / A 45-year-old man from North Carolina was riding on the highway in Volusia County, Florida when he was hit by lightning. He died at the scene