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July 31, 1991
Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Keith Millard crashed his car into a planter at a fast-food restaurant and ran back to his training camp dormitory in Mankato, Minn., to beat the team's 11 p.m. curfew, police said.The accident happened about three minutes before 11 and Millard fled to his dorm room two blocks away before police arrived at the crash scene, Commander Michael Mountain said. Officers identified Millard through a check on the car's license plate and interviewed him at his dormitory about 11:15 p.m., Mountain said.
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By Scott Dance and The Baltimore Sun | September 20, 2014
A Jessup man died Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his motorcycle going around a curve just a few miles from his home, Howard County police said. John Edward Barrass, 67, was traveling eastbound on Mission Road at about 1:30 p.m. when his Harley Davidson struck a guardrail, ejecting him. A preliminary investigation found that speed and driver error contributed to the crash. Barrass lived in the 7100 block of Montevideo Road in Jessup, about 3 miles east of the crash site.
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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 Matthew Hay Brown and The Baltimore Sun | September 15, 2014
The Navy identified the pilot Monday who went missing last week after a crash over the Pacific Ocean as Lt. Nathan Poloski, a 2009 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., is presumed dead, officials said. "Nathan was an outstanding person, naval officer and aviator," Navy Cmdr. Michael Langbehn, the commanding officer of Poloski's squadron, said in a statement. "My personal thoughts and prayers are for his family, friends and shipmates as they endure this immeasurable loss.
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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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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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By Matthew Hay Brown, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2013
A Naval Academy graduate was among the two sailors who died Sunday when their helicopter crashed in the Red Sea. Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones, 35, of Lompoc, Calif., graduated from Annapolis with merit in 2001, a spokeswoman said. Jones and Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon S. Gibson, 32, of Aurora, Ore., died when their MH-605 Knighthawk helicopter crashed in the central Red Sea while operating with the guided-missile destroyer U.S.S. William P. Lawrence, officials said. The crash "was not due to any sort of hostile activity," officials said.
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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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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 Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Baltimore County Police reported a crash in Towson at Goucher College Drive and Locustvale Road at 8:58 a.m. on Monday. Northbound Dulaney Valley Road is shut down at Fairmont Avenue, police said. The state Department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 83 South at the Edmondson Avenue exit at 9:03 a.m. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that this week's Star-Spangled Spectacular, slated for the Baltimore Harbor and Fort McHenry on Sept.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | September 7, 2014
A 34-year-old Monkton man was killed in a crash in Glyndon Saturday night, police said. Police identified the man as David Wesley Blizzard, Jr. of the 500 block of Monkton Road. Blizzard was driving eastbound in the 4200 block of Worthington Ave., when his 1992 Honda Accord crossed the opposite side of the street, left the roadway and hit a tree, police said. Emergency responders were called at around 7:45 p.m., and Blizzard, the car's only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | September 4, 2014
Anne Arundel County police say a 23-year-old man was killed in a car crash Thursday morning in Glen Burnie. The crash happened near the intersection of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and East Furnace Branch Road. Police said that at about 3:40 a.m., a 2008 Ford Fusion was traveling south on East Furnace Branch when the driver failed to negotiate the curve. The vehicle struck the curb and guardrail before overturning onto the guardrail. Police said the driver, identified as Edward Jefferson Hanvey II, 18, left the scene was found a short time later walking north along Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard.
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By Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | September 2, 2014
Baltimore police are investigating whether officers used excessive force in the arrest of a pair of West Baltimore brothers Sunday, the department said. Officers say that one man punched an officer as the two resisted arrest, while witnesses alleged that officers used unnecessary force in detaining the men following a dirt bike crash in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood. Charles Peters had just crashed his dirt bike into a tree on Laurens Street at about 1 p.m. when police arrived.
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By Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun | September 1, 2014
A car rammed into a Howard County doughnut shop Monday evening, seriously injuring two people. A photo posted by the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services showed a dark-colored sport utility vehicle inside the Dunkin Donuts at 8455 Baltimore National Pike in Ellicott City. According to the department, the car struck two men, ages 36 and 44, shortly after 5:30 p.m. as they were standing outside the doughnut shop, and pushed them into the storefront. They were taken by ambulance to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where they were listed in serious but stable condition.
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By Carrie Wells, The Baltimore Sun | August 28, 2014
A Mount Airy man was killed in a car crash in Ellicott City Wednesday night after suffering a medical emergency that caused him to lose control of the vehicle, Howard County police said. Police identified the driver as Scott Brian Stanley, 41. Stanley was the only person in the Mazda Rx-8 while he was driving on Baltimore National Pike near Turf Valley Road. Around 9:15 p.m., he suffered a serious medical emergency and the car ran off the road and struck a tree, catching on fire.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 8, 2014
Baltimore County Police reported a crash in Towson at Goucher College Drive and Locustvale Road at 8:58 a.m. on Monday. Northbound Dulaney Valley Road is shut down at Fairmont Avenue, police said. The state Department of Transportation reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 83 South at the Edmondson Avenue exit at 9:03 a.m. No additional information was given. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that this week's Star-Spangled Spectacular, slated for the Baltimore Harbor and Fort McHenry on Sept.
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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 Colin Campbell, The Baltimore Sun | August 27, 2014
An 18-year-old motorcyclist was killed after leaving the road and striking a light pole in Nottingham Wednesday, police said. Police identified the motorcyclist as John Adam Corvin Jr., of the 2100 block of Taylor Ave., in Parkville. Corvin had been driving east on Rossville Boulevard approaching Rolling View Avenue just after 12:30 p.m., when he lost control of his 1999 Suzuki 650 and crashed into the pole, police said. He was declared dead at the scene. Baltimore County Police Crash Team is investigating.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | August 26, 2014
A 74-year-old man has been charged in a hit and run crash in Stevenson that left two bicyclists severely injured, Baltimore County police said. Police said Rufet Israfilbekov was driving a Toyota Corolla east in the 2000 block of Old Valley Road Friday morning, when he struck two bicyclists. Police said Israfilbekov veered into the westbound lanes, hitting the two men head on, before fleeing the scene. Both bicyclists Richard Frychel, 35, of Rodgers Forge, and Anthony Van Lierop, 40, of Stoneleigh, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
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