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By Brent Jones | brent.jones@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | February 12, 2010
Harford County Sheriff's Office deputies have identified a man crushed underneath a Bobcat tractor in Joppa on Thursday. Johnathan David Maxwell, 29, of Watkinsville, Ga., was pronounced dead at the scene after he was caught below the hydraulic lift of his Bobcat skid loader. The man was attempting to make repairs to the equipment. Deputies and emergency workers responded to the call about noon in the 2400 block of Old Mountain Road Central.
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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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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | December 31, 2011
A 59-year-old man was found dead, pinned underneath a tractor in Harford County Friday, state police said. John Salkowski was discovered by state troopers at about 7:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Pulaski Highway in Joppatowne, where police said he had been mowing grass. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore to determine a cause of death. jkanderson@baltsun.com
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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 Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2013
A disabled tractor trailer with a fuel spill in Baltimore City has blocked southbound Interstate 95 at the Keith Avenue exit at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MdTA said at 9 a.m. that the Keith Avenue exit ramp is closed for fuel spill cleanup. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor MARC train delays at 9:10 a.m.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 24, 1999
A woman was killed yesterday when a tractor she was riding on overturned, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office reported.According to the sheriff's office, Carol Lynn Devilbiss, 52, of the 7700 block of Sundays Lane in Frederick was riding on a tractor driven by her husband, Joseph, who was hauling a manure spreader.The tractor was descending a steep grade on the Devilbiss' farm about 11: 20 a.m. when the weight of the spreader pushed it forward.When the tractor reached the bottom of the grade, it jack-knifed and overturned.
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October 4, 1993
A longtime Bethlehem Steel Corp. maintenance technician died Saturday after being struck by a tractor carrying steel coils between buildings at the Sparrows Point mill, Baltimore County fire officials reported.Larry E. Flower, 58, of Barrison Point Road in Essex, was dead at the scene at 4:16 p.m. after having been trapped under the tractor, fire officials said. G. Ted Baldwin, a company spokesman, said Mr. Flower had worked for the company for 38 years.The accident is being investigated by the company, the United Steelworkers union, the state medical examiner's office and the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
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By Bill Talbott and Bill Talbott,Sun Staff Writer | December 11, 1994
A motorist fell asleep and his pickup truck struck the rear of a tractor-trailer on Route 140 near Dede Road in Finksburg on Friday morning, state police said.The drivers of both trucks were treated at Carroll County General Hospital and released Friday.David Grant Hollinger, 26, of the 100 block of Pennsylvania Ave. in Westminster was driving a 1983 Ford Ranger pickup north on Baltimore Boulevard at 8:55 a.m. when he fell asleep and his truck hit the rear of the tractor-trailer, state police said.
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November 22, 1993
A 52-year-old Montgomery County woman was killed when the car she was riding in was struck by a tractor-trailer, thrown in the air and smashed against a guardrail early Saturday on Interstate 70 in Howard County.Grace Raymond Guay of Germantown died at Frederick Memorial Hospital an hour after the accident, which occurred just east of the Carroll-Howard counties border.State police said the eastbound 1991 Chevrolet in which Ms. Guay was riding slowed in the center lane after being signaled by a disabled motorist in the westbound lane.
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By RICHARD IRWIN | July 25, 2008
A teenager died yesterday afternoon at a hospital shortly after he was struck by a tractor-trailer while riding a dirt bike on a street in the Mount Winans community in Southwest Baltimore, authorities said. About noon, the victim, between 16 and 19 years old, was riding the bike in the 2300 block of Hollins Ferry Road when he was struck by an 18-wheeler. The victim, whose name was not released, was not wearing a helmet and the rig ran over his head, authorities said. The youth was taken by a city Fire Department ambulance to Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
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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 Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | March 19, 2014
In the 60 seconds before his tractor-trailer smashed into two vehicles on the Bay Bridge last summer, propelling one into the water below, Gabor Lovasz accelerated from 8 mph to 51 mph. In its final report on the incident, the National Transportation Safety Board attributed the accident to Lovasz's "inattention" as well as his "unfamiliarity with the area and lack of knowledge that traffic routinely slows on the eastbound span of the bridge....
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March 16, 2014
A tractor-trailer overturned in northwest Baltimore after it collided with another vehicle on Reisterstown Road early Sunday, police said. The truck was headed southbound when the accident occurred at 7:15 am in front of a 7-Eleven convenience store in the 5100 block of Reisterstown Road, near Belvedere Avenue. The tractor-trailer came to rest within a few feet of the store's front door, a 7-Eleven cashier said. A bus stop was also destroyed in crash. Police, who did not identify the drivers of the vehicles, said two people were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | March 7, 2014
Two Baltimore men were pronounced dead following a tractor-trailer accident in Pennsylvania early Thursday morning. The victims, David Flores, 29, and Jesus Chavez, whose age isn't known, were in the roadway on westbound Interstate 80 in Porter Township, Clinton County at around 2:55 a.m. when the vehicle struck them, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not harmed. The vehicle was traveling approximately 60 to 65 miles per hour at the time of the crash, police said.
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November 14, 2013
Aberdeen Aberdeen police reports: A TV and cable box were removed from a wall in the 800 block of Oxford Avenue on Tuesday. Items were stolen from a shed in the 200 block of Walnut Lane on Tuesday. People were panhandling and refusing to leave McDonald's, in the 300 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard, on Tuesday. A wallet was stolen last Friday in the first block of Aberdeen Avenue. Someone snatched a purse near Festival Park on Tuesday. Someone was disorderly at Northside Liquors, in the 200 block of North Philadelphia Boulevard.
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By Kevin Rector and Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2013
All lanes have been reopened on Interstate 83 South in Parkton after the clearing of an early morning accident involving 10 vehicles, including an overturned tractor trailer, according to the State Highway Administration. Southbound lanes had been closed for four hours. The Thursday morning collision, first reported at 5:44 a.m., occurred near the exit for York Road, south of Route 439 and the Pennsylvania border, SHA said. At 6:45 a.m., the Maryland State Police said that an overturned tractor trailer, full of flour, was sitting on top of a car. At least three people were transported to an area hospital for injuries, but their conditions were not immediately available, according to the Baltimore County Fire Department and state police.
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By From Staff Reports | June 2, 1994
Two Manassas, Va., women were seriously injured yesterday when their car went out of control, struck a tractor-trailer and became wedged under the rear of the trailer on northbound Interstate 95 in Elkridge, state police reported.Their 1976 Dodge Aspen was dragged 200 yards after it collided with the tractor-trailer near Route 100 and got caught under the trailer, police said.A heavy-duty wrecking vehicle was borrowed from an Elkridge towing business to lift the rear end of the trailer while a rescue vehicle pushed the smashed vehicle out from under it.Howard County firefighters extricated Joan Ann Lewis, 50, the driver of the Aspen, and took her by ambulance to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, said Battalion Chief Donald Howell of the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services.
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July 6, 2000
A motorist was killed and four people were injured during the evening rush hour yesterday when a tractor-trailer rammed the back of a Honda Civic, causing it to explode in flames on the outer loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Interstate 70, according to the state police. The driver of the 1999 Honda - identified as Michael Scott Lindbergh, 37, of Rockville - was declared dead at the scene. The other victims were taken to Sinai Hospital and Northwest Medical Center. Their names and injuries were not available last night.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 14, 2013
A disabled tractor trailer with a fuel spill in Baltimore City has blocked southbound Interstate 95 at the Keith Avenue exit at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. MdTA said at 9 a.m. that the Keith Avenue exit ramp is closed for fuel spill cleanup. The Maryland Transit Administration reported minor MARC train delays at 9:10 a.m.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 11, 2013
A 42-year-old Washington County man was killed early Saturday evening after a mowing tractor he was riding rolled over pinning him beneath the mower. Terry Verdier, who lived in the 22200 block of Jefferson Road in Smithsburg, was using a zero-turn style mower at the time of the accident. While cutting grass on a hillside, the tractor rolled over, pinning Verdier beneath it for an undetermined amount of time, according to Maryland State Police, who were called to the scene shortly after 8 p.m. Verdier was taken to Meritus Medical Center Hagerstown, where he was pronounced dead.
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