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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 4, 2014
A two-vehicle accident on Northern Parkway at the Jones Falls Expressway overpass on Tuesday resulted in one person being transported to a local hospital, but Baltimore City Police said injuries suffered in the wreck were minor. Police spokeswoman Detective Sergeant Sarah Connolly said that the accident occurred around 9:20 a.m. on westbound Northern Parkway. The wreck continued to back up traffic for more than an hour later, Connolly said. Spokesman Ian Brennan said around 10 a.m. that fire personnel were on the scene of the accident.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 22, 2014
Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on Tuesday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. About 10:22 a.m., the driver of a Honda Civic traveling northbound on South Howard Street attempted to make "an illegal left turn" into a hotel entrance near the intersection with West Pratt Street when train No. 17 struck it, said Paulette Austrich, a MTA spokeswoman. One of the vehicle's wheels became stuck under the front skirt of the train, Austrich said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | June 9, 2014
The Joppa-Magnolia Fire Company is at the scene of a Monday morning motor vehicle crash in Joppa. One vehicle was overturned in the accident, which occurred in the 1500 block of Stockton Road, according to the fire company. Elsewhere, debris in the roadway has resulted in the closure of a southbound lane and shoulder on MD-24 near Sharon Road in Harford County. As of 9:08 a.m., all lanes have reopened on northbound Interstate 95 near MD 543 in Harford County following a vehicle fire, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 16, 2014
Southbound traffic on Interstate 95 was delayed for about four hours Wednesday afternoon and evening after a tractor trailer overturned across the roadway just north of the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Officials with the Maryland Transportation Authority said the truck was carrying heavy stone slabs that were thrown all across the highway during the accident. "It's not as easy as just getting a sweeper out there, because they are very, very heavy pieces," said Cheryl Sparks, a MdTA spokeswoman.
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Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | March 20, 2014
As of 9:20 a.m., the Maryland Department of Transportation reported that an accident in Carroll County that closed Route 27 during the morning rush hour had been cleared. The accident had been on northbound Route 27 in the Twin Arch Road area of Mount Airy. MDOT cameras were showing traffic moving well as the rush hour came to a close. The Maryland Transit Administration is reporting that buses and MARC trains are on schedule. There's a reminder that three light rail stations, Mt. Washington, Cold Spring Lane and Woodberry, will remain closed through March 24 while the MTA completes a track crossing improvement project at Union Avenue and Clipper Mill Road.
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By Baltimore Sun staff | October 16, 2010
A one-car accident in Howard County Saturday has left a man dead, police said. Daniel William Nuzback, 47, was driving a Jeep CJ7 on Gaither Road in Howard County when he veered off the right side of the road and struck a tree, according to Howard County police. The accident occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Nuzback, of Gaither Manor Road in Sykesville, was declared dead at the scene, police said. The accident is under investigation.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | April 22, 2013
An Ellicott City man died over the weekend after an accident on the Tough Mudder obstacle course in West Virginia, the first such death in the three-year history of the outdoor run that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet. " Avishek Sengupta, 28, was with a half-dozen friends on the course Saturday when he encountered the "Walk the Plank" obstacle, in which participants jump into a deep pool of muddy water 15 feet below a wooden platform. Sengupta jumped in but did not resurface and was later flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., where he was taken off life support Sunday.
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November 20, 2009
A Baltimore County woman was killed in a motorcycle accident while traveling in Bermuda, according to law enforcement officials there. Bethany Heinrichs, 33, of Halethorpe was riding a rented motorcycle about 1:50 p.m. Tuesday when she hit a curb on Penders Road in Sandys Parish, according to the Bermuda Police Service. Heinrichs was taken to King Edward Medical Center with chest and abdominal injuries, and was pronounced dead at 8:45 that night. - Liz Kay
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By a Baltimore Sun reporter | August 20, 2010
An accident involving a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle has the westbound Bay Bridge closed near the Anne Arundel County line. According to WJZ TV, the truck rear-ended the car, pushing it into a side rail on the bridge. The driver of the car was evacuated from the accident scene by helicopter.
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August 24, 2012
I believe it was Samuel Johnson who said that puns are the lowest form of humor. The Sun seems to relish puns. The headline concerning the death of two girls when a train derailed in Ellicott City ("Derailed lives," Aug. 22) was the most tasteless pun yet. Shame on you! Betty Hoatson, Butler
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July 14, 2014
We were saddened to hear of the accidental exposure of YMCA campers to excessive levels of pool chemicals at Camp Letts in Edgewater ( "Anne Arundel campers sickened by chemicals in pool," July 9). With proper pool design, operation and maintenance, this type of accident is preventable. Ideally, the pool water pump and pool chemical feeders should be operationally linked to prevent sudden influxes of excess chemical following a lull in pumping. Accidents like the one at Camp Letts could be avoided in the future if pools are designed and operated according to specifications in the new Model Aquatic Health Code.
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins, The Baltimore Sun | July 13, 2014
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Norfolk Southern freight train late Saturday in Aberdeen. A man was on the Amtrak tracks in the 300 block of South Phildelphia Boulevard just before midnight Saturday when he was hit by a freight train heading south, according to Lt. Fred Budnick of Aberdeen Police Department. Freight trains frequently use the Amtrak tracks, he said. The incident happened behind Advance Auto Parts. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Budnick said Sunday.
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By Paul Pierre-Louis, The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2014
When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk, recalled thinking. But after six months of treatment at Johns Hopkins Hospital's Outpatient NeuroRehabilitation Program, he was back on his feet. Now the race director for Saturday's Ocean Games, an ocean sports event in Ocean City , Davis continues to give back to the program that helped him return to the active lifestyle he once thought was no longer possible.
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By Lorraine Mirabella, The Baltimore Sun | July 5, 2014
Two boats collided Friday near the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, injuring three boaters, the Coast Guard said Saturday. A boat from the Coast Guard's Annapolis station was in the area responding to an unrelated matter when its crew saw the boats collide. The accident is being investigated by Maryland Natural Resource Police. Eight people were aboard one of the boats, said Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Wieduwilt, the coxswain on the responding Coast Guard vessel, in a statement.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2014
A 9-year-old boy was badly burned over half of his body in Garrett County on the Fourth of July after a sparkler set fire to his shirt. The boy, whose name was not immediately released, was in critical condition in Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh with burns over 50 percent of his body on his chest, neck and arms. State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci said in a news release that the boy was injured at about 10 a.m. Friday while camping at Savage State Forest in Swanton.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | July 4, 2014
Perched on the edge of a cruising powerboat, a thrill-seeker in a tethered parachute soon is flying hundreds of feet in the air. Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, in places including Ocean City and Havre de Grace. But so has the number of fatal and near-fatal accidents. A federal agency said this week that licensing and regulations are needed to keep participants safe. One of the sport's pioneers agrees that without such regulation, parasailing could go the way of bungee-jumping - the industry crushed by prohibitive insurance costs.
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April 11, 2010
A crash on the eastbound William Preston Lane Memorial Bridge blocked traffic this morning, WBAL radio reports,. A Medevac helicopter landed to facilitate a hospital trip, the station reported. The bridge is now open.
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By Kelly Brewington | kelly.brewington@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 5, 2010
Baltimore police have identified a woman who was killed in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 83 on Sunday evening. Sheryl Anne Robinson, 40, lost control of her motorcycle south of Penn Station and hit the right wall of the roadway at about 5:35 p.m., a police spokesman said Sunday night. The roadway was closed from Fayette Street to Penn Station for about four hours during the accident investigation, he said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | July 1, 2014
A Sykesville man was seriously injured after he jumped off the bow of a 22-foot rental boat and was then run over by the vessel on Isle of Wight Bay in Ocean City Monday, police said. John Scott Hauf, 26, had lacerations to his left shoulder, neck and head from the boat's propeller. Hauf was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury in critical condition, and then later taken Maryland Shock Trauma. He was listed in stable condition Tuesday. The operator of the boat failed a field sobriety test, police said.
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By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun | June 28, 2014
A 54-year-old man was killed after the motorcycle he was riding struck a road median in Annapolis early Saturday, police said. Just after midnight Saturday, Forrest Andrew Williams of Annapolis was driving on Green Holly Drive near Seabright Drive when he lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown from his bike, police said. Police said alcohol and non-compliant headgear contributed to the crash. timswift@baltsun.com
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