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Silver Spring Pedestrian Dies 2 Months After Accident

SILVER SPRING, MD — An elderly Silver Spring man died Sunday from injuries he suffered two months ago when he was struck by a car while walking across a street, authorities say. The victim was identified Monday as Patrick Yip Yang, 82, of the 2000 block of Aventurine Way in …

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Wyoming DOT Doesn’t Count Bicycle Fatalities

View this article online: http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/west/2013/03/12/224844.htm Wyoming DOT Doesn’t Count Bicycle Fatalities By EMMA BREYSSE | March 12, 2013 Robert Verhaaren pedaled into Wyoming on U.S. 25 near Palisades Reservoir on Sept. 8 as part of the LOTOJA bicycle race. The Arizona racer rode past Alpine, up Highway 89 and started across the …

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Former Arizona Congressman Dies In DC At Age 67

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona congressman Jay Rhodes has died in Washington, D.C., from complications following an automobile accident last year. He was 67. Family members say Rhodes died Thursday at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. They say he had been treated for three fractured vertebrae suffered in an …

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Ashley Turton, former Hill aide, dead in burning car

The wife of a key White House aide was found dead early Monday in a sport-utility vehicle that was heavily damaged by fire in the garage of the couple’s Capitol Hill home, sources familiar with the incident said. The cause of her death is uncertain. Ashley W. Turton, 37, an …

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NHTSA needs more reliable fire crash data

Automotive News December 20, 2010 It’s a tragic story: Cassidy Jarmon, a 4-year-old Texas girl, died from burns in 2006 after the 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by her mother was hit from behind by a car and burst into flames. Yet the accident never showed up in the …

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