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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,SUN STAFF | March 12, 1999
The bittersweet lilt of a clarinet ushered a stream of students and teachers into the Woodlawn High School gymnasium. Here, in the roll-out bleachers that are "Warrior Country," scores of somber teen-agers gathered yesterday to reflect upon the life and death of one of their own.They hung their heads, then smiled. They gazed mournfully into the distance, then laughed. Finally, they clapped their hands -- a round of applause for the friend with the unforgettable smile.They came together to remember Hae Min Lee, 18, a senior whose body was found Feb. 9 in a shallow grave in Leakin Park.
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By James Fox and The Baltimore Sun | October 4, 2014
Three years ago, Senior Airman Gideon Connelly decided to have his left leg amputated below the knee. On Thursday, Connelly ran the 200-meter dash in 29.4 seconds. The 25-year-old Dundalk resident was one of 200-plus participants to compete in last week's Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, an adaptive-sports competition founded in 2010 for wounded or ill service members and veterans like Connelly, whose recovery from a 2011 motorcycle accident trumps anything he has done in the wake of it. "It's great watching these wounded warriors get together to compete for all these medals," Connelly said.
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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 Jean Marbella and The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2014
A Virginia man was killed Friday afternoon when his car was struck head on by another vehicle on Ridge Road in Severn, police said. Ki Sung Lee, 29, of Fredericksburg, was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center where he died of his injuries. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., Lee was northbound on Ridge near Galetown Drive when a 2009 Audi Q7 SUV driven by a 73-year-old Hanover woman failed to negotiate a curve in the road, according to Anne Arundel County Police. The SUV crossed the centerline and struck Lee's 2004 Kia Optima, police said.
FEATURES
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 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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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.
NEWS
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 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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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 Eduardo A. Encina and The Baltimore Sun | September 16, 2014
Mike Soukup was driving southbound on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway on Monday afternoon when he saw a stream of brake lights and then a pillar of smoke. He then saw a pickup truck sideways on its passenger side. One person had been ejected from the vehicle, he said, and another was pinned underneath the truck. He noticed a pool of gasoline forming on the pavement. Soukup, 55, pulled over where he saw a man waving at him in the middle of the highway to come help. He began helping the man try to push the truck back on its wheels.
NEWS
Staff Reports, The Baltimore Sun | August 29, 2014
As of 9:15 a.m., an earlier accident on eastbound I-70 in Howard County was reportedly cleared. There was also an incident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Route 702, but no major incidents were reported by the Maryland Department of Transportation. State transportation officials were advising those heading to the beach to get across the Bay Bridge as early as possible. Traffic was expected to be heavy from mid-day to about 10 p.m. for the Labor Day weekend. The Maryland Transit Administration was also advising that people going to the Maryland State Fair may wish to consider light rail to the Timonium station.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
All lanes on the Baltimore Washington Parkway and MD 32 in Jessup on Thursday have been reopened with the clearing of early morning incidents on both highways, according to the state Department of Transportation. Northbound traffic on the BW Parkway reopened at 8:40 a.m. with the clearing of a two-vehicle collision with injury first reported by DOT more than four hours earlier. The crash had closed all lanes between MD 32 and MD 175, DOT said. A collision with injury on MD 32 in Jessup at the BW Parkway cleared at 8:38 a.m. after shutting down the right off-ramp lanes and right traffic lanes in both directions for more than three hours, DOT said.
NEWS
By Will FespermanThe Baltimore Sun | August 4, 2014
A truck driver was sent to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center with non-life threatening injuries Monday morning after the driver's vehicle left southbound Interstate-97 near Route 3 and rolled downhill into an access road below, according to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. Firefighters and paramedics responded at 9 a.m. to the rollover accident. The driver had already been removed from the truck and the engine compartment was on fire, officials said. Responders extinguished the fire and transported the driver to shock trauma, officials said.
NEWS
By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2014
A worn and fractured rail along train tracks through Ellicott City caused the coal train derailment that killed two women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. In its final report on the accident, the NTSB said it found evidence that the section of CSX Transportation rail showed signs of "gradual deterioration of the rail-head surface" from passing trains. The finding makes official preliminary conclusions about a rail break contributing to the accident that were released in a docket of investigatory documents last month.
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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
NEWS
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.
NEWS
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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