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By Bill Glauber and Bill Glauber,Sun Staff Correspondent | September 10, 1994
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A high school student named Chris Ciccone saw a lone Reebok sneaker and the charred body of a child.Episcopal Bishop Alden Hathaway discovered a perfectly manicured fingernail lying in the mud.But for Beaver County Sheriff Frank Policaro, the most haunting image was this:There was hardly anything left of the fuselage of USAir Flight 427."You go up there and look for an airplane, and you won't find one," he said. "This is my first airplane crash. I hate to tell you, but they're different from auto crashes, suicides, train wrecks and tornadoes.
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By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | July 26, 2014
A 17-year-old boy was critically injured Saturday after crashing an ATV in Edgewater, Anne Arundel County police said. The driver, who has not been identified, was traveling north on Welches Drive toward Daisies Circle shortly before 5:30 p.m. when he started to brake and drove off the road into grass. The vehicle's left-front tire struck the tongues of two small trailers that were stored there, and the teen was thrown onto the roadway, according to police. He was not wearing a helmet and was not licensed to drive the unregistered vehicle, they said.
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By Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel | January 13, 1992
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- "Palm 90" probably wouldn't be remembered as one of the most horrifying air disasters if a handful of heroes had not saved a few survivors from the icy Potomac River.But this was real-life drama, a story of tragedy and triumph, captured on camera in the nation's capital.In turn, "Palm 90," the air traffic control code name for Air Florida's Flight 90, is still a vivid memory 10 years later for many across the country. It crashed Jan. 13, 1982, killing 78, including four on the ground.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
A single-vehicle crash with injury on MD 45 in Glencoe on Tuesday has closed all lanes at Cold Bottom Road for more than four hours after the state Department of Transportation first reported the incident at 3:44 a.m. DOT also reported a collision on the inner loop of Interstate 695 in Catonsville at the Baltimore National Pike exit at 8:44 a.m. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transit Administration reported at 8:57 a.m. that trains, buses and mobility vehicles were running on schedule.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 25, 2014
A five-car crash at the Bay Bridge caused traffic delays on Route 50 Sunday afternoon. The crash on eastbound Route 50 at the bridge was reported at about 2:30 p.m. The left lane on the eastbound span was closed for nearly an hour. One person was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, said 1st Sgt. Jonathan Green, a spokesman for the Maryland Transportation Authority Police. By 3:50 p.m., traffic was backed up about three miles approaching the bridge, Green said.
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April 5, 2010
Montgomery County police say an officer was killed when his police cruiser struck a tree while he responded to an officer who needed backup. Police have yet to release the officer's name. He was a seven-year veteran of the department and worked the midnight shift. Police say the officer was en route to the scene of a fight early Sunday when his car ran off the road and hit a tree. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Detectives are investigating the crash. - Associated Press
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By Jonathan Pitts, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2012
A motorcylist was killed in a crash near the York Road exit on I-83 in Parkton late Saturday afternoon after attempting to pass two cars by driving between them, according to the Maryland State Police. Troopers investigating the incident about 4:00 p.m. determined that the driver, 19-year-old Kareem Morsi of Woodbine, had been heading north on a white 2008 Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle when he tried to pass the two vehicles. Just north of Exit 33, the motorcycle struck the rear of one of the vehicles, police said, spun out of control, crossed the right shoulder and struck a guardrail.
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Baltimore Sun staff | September 11, 2013
One of two southbound lanes in the Baltimore Harbor Tunnel was blocked Wednesday morning by a two-vehicle crash, the Maryland Department of Transportation reported. The incident on Interstate 895 was reported at 8:42 a.m. The agency also reported a crash involving one vehicle on the Baltimore Beltway inner loop past Dulaney Valley Road in Baltimore County that was blocking one shoulder.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2012
Two people died when their vehicle struck a tree in Davidsonville, Anne Arundel County Police said Saturday. The driver, Carrie Lynn Desmond, 36, died at University of Maryland Shock Trauma. A 14 year-old passenger, whose name was not released, died at Prince George's Trauma Center. Both the driver and the passenger lived on Themes Drive in Davidsonville. The accident occurred about 10 p.m. Friday in the 3600 block of Patuxent River Road near West Central Avenue, Route 214 in Davidsonville.
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The Baltimore Sun | June 21, 2013
An earlier crash on the northbound Jones Falls Expressway has been cleared and all lanes are reopened as of 12:50 p.m. Friday, according to the Baltimore Department of Transportation. Traffic had been detoured eastbound on Coldspring Lane due to severe impact of the crash.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 15, 2014
Several toll lanes on southbound Interstate 95 prior to the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore were closed Tuesday afternoon after a tractor trailer collided with a pick-up truck at one of the toll entrances. The accident, reported to Maryland Transportation Authority officials about 5:18 p.m., forced four lanes of traffic to be closed as hazardous materials crews responded to 20 gallons of fuel reported to be spilled on the roadway, said Tamory Winfield, a MdTA spokesman. No injuries were reported, but the lanes - No. 15 through No. 18 - could remain closed for some time, Winfield said shortly after 6 p.m. First Sgt. Jonathan Green, a MdTA Police spokesman, said the accident appeared to involve the tractor trailer, the pick-up truck and one other passenger vehicle.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2014
The August 2012 derailment of a coal train in the heart of historic Ellicott City likely began at a small break in the rail line several hundred feet from where two 19-year-old women were seated next to the tracks. The presence of the break, made public in investigative documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday, further supports a conclusion many community members have been grappling with for nearly two years - that Elizabeth Conway Nass and Rose Louese Mayr, both 19, were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2014
A single-vehicle crash on the outer loop of Interstate 695 in Pikesville at the Greenspring Avenue exit has closed the outer loop right off-ramp lane and outer loop right shoulder at 6:45 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor light rail delays at 7:12 a.m
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
A driver was killed and two passengers suffered serious injuries in single-vehicle crash into a tree in Glen Burnie on MD 10 North prior to Interstate 695 on Wednesday evening, according to Anne Arundel County Police. Officials said police responded to the crash around 9:27 p.m. A preliminary investigation showed that the vehicle, a 2005 Scion tC, was traveling at a high rate of speed. Officials said the investigation revealed that the driver, Joseph Brandon Orange, 22, of Pasadena, failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 19, 2014
Twenty-two pedestrians died after being hit by cars in Baltimore County in 2013 - that's a five year high, and officials say the county is on pace to match it this year. Trying to lower those numbers, county officials Thursday launched a "Heads Up! Walk Safe" campaign, urging pedestrians to obey traffic laws and be more cognizant of their surroundings while walking and biking. Pedestrians are at fault in 80 percent of crashes, officials said. "This past year, 2013, we had more fatal pedestrian crashes in Baltimore County than in the five years prior," said County Executive Kevin Kamenetz during a news conference.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | June 17, 2014
A 37-year-old Chestertown man working on a water line on Ft. Smallwood Road in Baltimore was seriously injured when a tractor trailer crashed into his parked pickup truck and pushed it on top of him Monday afternoon, Anne Arundel County police said. The victim, John Scott Ford, was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma in serious but stable condition after the crash around 12:15 p.m. The driver of the Baystate Pools tractor trailer, Christopher Clark Rabel, 42, of Baltimore, didn't see the arrow board latched to the back of Ford's Chevrolet pickup, police said.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | May 21, 2013
One lane and one shoulder of westbound Route 100 in Anne Arundel County are closed at WB&A Road due to a crash that happened at 8:46 a.m., according to the State Highway Administration. A four-car crash on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway at Providence Road closed the left shoulder and left lane at 8:13 a.m., according to the State Highway Administration. Route 7B at Maryland Avenue in Cecil County remains closed in both directions due to a utility problem. The Maryland Transit Administration reported that Train 894 (7:10 a.m. Frederick departure)
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By Gus G. Sentementes, The Baltimore Sun | June 26, 2010
A Wicomico County deputy state's attorney died Friday in a two-car collision on the Eastern Shore that left two others injured, according to the Maryland State Police. The crash happened about 12:15 p.m. on Route 50 in Pittsville, about 11 miles east of Salisbury. Sampson G. "Sam" Vincent, 52, of Salisbury was pronounced dead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center. His passenger, James L. "Lee" Britt, an assistant state's attorney for Wicomico County, was injured in the crash and is being treated at Pensinsula, state police said.
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By Nayana Davis and Ian Duncan, The Baltimore Sun | June 16, 2014
As of 8:08 a.m., both lanes of the inner loop of the Beltway at the Francis Scott Key Bridge have reopened following a four-vehicle crash. The crash was reported by state transportation officials at 6:20 a.m. An incident involving one vehicle has closed a northbound shoulder on MD-648 north at Interstate 97 in Anne Arundel County. A two-vehicle crash in Interstate 895 South at the O'Donnell Street ramp has shut down one southbound shoulder in the city. iduncan@baltsun.com twitter.com/iduncan
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | June 14, 2014
A pregnant woman and her unborn child are in critical condition after a crash on Pulaski Highway Saturday, Baltimore police said. Police said one vehicle, headed east on Pulaski Highway, attempted to turn left onto North Kresson Street when it struck the second vehicle traveling west on Pulaski, around 1:15 p.m. The pregnant woman was riding in the of the second vehicle, and was taken an area hospital, police said. She was not identified but police said she is 19. The driver sustained non life-threatening injuries and was also taken to an area hospital.
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