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  • Rescue workers searching for two employees after mine collapse (Avery Island LA)

    12/14/2020 8:46:40 PM PST · by texas booster · 31 replies
    The Daily Iberian ^ | Dec 14, 2020 | Dwayne Fatheree
    Two employees are still unaccounted for at the Cargill Salt Mine at Avery Island after a roof collapse in the mine early Monday morning. The facility has been shut down while rescue operations and an investigation into the incident are underway. According to a statement from the company, local rescue workers and members of the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration are on site. There were 18 employees on shift at the time of the collapse. The other 16 employees have been evacuated without any reported injuries.
  • WTH? — CDC Lists 26,557 Heart Attacks as COVID Deaths, Lists 7,919 Accidents and Poisonings as COVID Deaths

    11/16/2020 8:13:22 AM PST · by george76 · 31 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 16, 2020 | Jim Hoft
    The latest coronavirus numbers from the CDC raise more questions on the seriousness of the China virus. According to the CDC there were 26,557 heart attacks listed as Coronavirus deaths. ... And there were 7,919 accident and poisoning deaths listed as Coronavirus deaths. ... The CDC also revealed in their latest numbers that hospitals have been counting patients who died from serious preexisting conditions as COVID-19 deaths.
  • Whale sculpture in the Netherlands stops train from going off the track ....

    11/02/2020 7:47:02 AM PST · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    A derailed metro train in the Dutch city of Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, almost plummetted 10 metres (30 feet) on Sunday night but was saved by a giant sculpture — coincidentally named Saved by The Whale's Tail. Photo via @volkskrant
  • US Navy Identifies Crew Killed in Training Aircraft Crash in Southern Alabama

    10/26/2020 9:18:50 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 36 replies
    NTD Wire Service ^ | October 26, 2020 | Dakine Andone
    The U.S. Navy has identified the two-person crew killed Friday when a training aircraft crashed in a small town outside Mobile, Alabama. In a news release Sunday, the Navy identified the victims as Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30, from Wixom, Michigan, and 24-year-old US Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett of Weddington, North Carolina. Ross was an instructor pilot, the Navy statement said, while Garrett was identified as a student aviator. “Their spirit, friendship, and devotion to their country will not be forgotten,” the Navy statement said. Ross and Garrett took off in a Navy T-6B Texan II trainer aircraft from...
  • Killing of staged-accident 'slammer' puts spotlight on 'crazy' Louisiana fraud scheme

    10/10/2020 5:59:20 AM PDT · by texas booster · 36 replies ^ | Oct 9 2020 | John Simerman
    When he wasn’t packing vehicles with extra people and crashing them into big rigs and buses for the insurance money -- as federal prosecutors claim he did scores of times -- Cornelius Garrison III preferred to roll in comfort and style.... The Sept. 18 indictment described Garrison as a ringleader in a scheme that took auto insurance fraud to a wild new level – by targeting big rigs and the big dollars that can result from getting injured by one, with the right lawyers. Now authorities are hunting for his killer, while a cascade of indictments from U.S. Attorney Peter...
  • Can’t stop WATCHING this! Woman has TDS meltdown over MAGA corner rally and what happens next is *chef’s kiss* (watch)

    09/22/2020 1:07:20 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 43 replies ^ | Posted at 2:07 pm on September 22, 2020 | by Sam J.
    We’ve officially watched this video about 25 times now ANNND we laugh harder every time. When your TDS is this bad it might be time to seek professional help. Seriously. Watch: Woman had a TDS meltdown over a MAGA street corner rally then proceeded to hit the vehicle in front of her while police were behind her 🤣 VIDEO AT LINK........................
  • Chinese Vaccine Plant Leaks Bacteria, Infects Thousands

    09/18/2020 3:46:40 AM PDT · by Patriot_MP · 26 replies
    Thousands of residents of the northwest Chinese city of Lanzhou have been diagnosed with brucellosis, a highly infectious bacterial disease after they were exposed to polluted air from a state pharmaceutical company late last year. According to health authorities on Tuesday, 3,245 people have tested positive for Brucella bacteria antibodies out of 21,847 people tested so far in Lanzhou, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported. Local health authorities announced on December 26 that the Lanzhou Biopharmaceutical Plant, a unit of the state-run China Animal Husbandry Industry, “used expired sanitizers while producing Brucella vaccines between July 24 and August 20”...
  • Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike in California

    08/09/2020 9:19:47 AM PDT · by NRx · 43 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 08-09-2020 | Amy Walker
    Simon Cowell is said to have undergone surgery after breaking his back in a fall from an electric bike in California. The music mogul’s spokeswoman said he was was in hospital and was “doing fine”. “Simon had a fall from his bike, testing his new electric bike in the courtyard at his house in Malibu with his family. He hurt his back and was taken to hospital. He’s doing fine, he’s under observation and is in the best possible hands,” she said on Saturday.
  • 1 Marine dead, 8 others missing after amphibious vehicle accident off Southern California coast

    07/31/2020 10:26:04 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    ktla ^ | 07/31/2020
    Search and rescue efforts are still underway Friday morning for the eight missing individuals with support from the Navy and Coast Guard. At least two others were injured in the accident, which occurred Thursday, and have been transported to Southern California hospitals, according to a news release from the US Marine Corps 1st Expeditionary Force. ... The incident occurred during a 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group routine training exercise in the vicinity of San Clemente Island, according to the Marines. The incident began around 5:45 p.m. local time on Thursday when Marines in an amphibious...
  • Nadler involved in car accident but unhurt; Barr hearing delayed

    07/28/2020 6:52:29 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 60 replies ^ | Julu 28, 2020 | Gillian Turner, Ronn Blitzer
    House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., was involved in a car accident Tuesday morning on his way to Washington but was not injured, a Nadler spokesman said. Nadler was not driving, Fox News is told.
  • Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21

    07/07/2020 9:10:41 PM PDT · by M. Thatcher · 109 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7/7/20 | Shannon Bream
    BREAKING: #SCOTUS confirms Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21st. "The injury required sutures ... His doctors ruled out a seizure. They believe the fall was likely due to light-headedness caused by dehydration."
  • Chief Justice Roberts had a fall on 06/21

    07/07/2020 7:31:16 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 106 replies
    BREAKING: #SCOTUS confirms Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized overnight after a fall June 21st. "The injury required sutures ... His doctors ruled out a seizure. They believe the fall was likely due to light-headedness caused by dehydration." More at 11p @FoxNews
  • My 1st Cousin 3 Times Removed Was Hanged in a Noose

    06/26/2020 9:36:26 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 49 replies
    I just discovered my first cousin 3 times removed was tragically hanged in a noose in a bizarre accident. This happened in 1899.
  • Harry Dunn suspect Anne Sacoolas ‘wanted internationally’ after Interpol Red Notice issued

    05/11/2020 6:19:55 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 25 replies
    The alleged killer of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn is “wanted internationally” after an Interpol Red Notice was issued for her arrest, a family spokesperson has said. The 19-year-old died when his motorbike crashed with a car outside a US military base in Northamptonshire in August last year. Anne Sacoolas, the alleged driver of the car and the wife of a US intelligence official based at RAF Croughton, claimed diplomatic immunity following the crash and was able to return to her home country, sparking an international controversy. Sacoolas, 42, was charged with causing death by dangerous driving in December but an...
  • Former Seahawk Tarvaris Jackson dies in car accident at age 36

    04/13/2020 8:36:18 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 32 replies
    Yakima Herald ^ | 4/13/20 | Bob Condotta
    Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson has died in a one-car crash outside Montgomery, Ala., authorities said Monday, April 13, 2020. He was 36. The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro that Jackson was driving went off the road, struck a tree and overturned at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, Trooper Benjamin “Michael” Carswell, an Alabama Law Enforcement Agency spokesman, said in a news release. Jackson was pronounced dead at a hospital. Former Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson, whose toughness as a starter to play through injury in 2011 and willingness to adapt to a backup role when the team won the Super Bowl in the 2013...
  • Big Sur: Two killed when rental Camaro drives off cliff(Highway 1, dangerous, I drove it)

    02/20/2020 11:37:47 AM PST · by vespa300 · 160 replies
    The Mercury News ^ | 2/19/2020 | Bay City News (The Mercury News)
    Two people were killed when a car went off Highway 1 and over a cliff in Big Sur on Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
  • Two people dead after being trapped in wrecked cars for hours after TWO HUNDRED vehicle pileup on Canadian highway during sudden blizzard

    02/20/2020 11:02:50 AM PST · by C19fan · 19 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 20, 2020 | Rachel Sharp, and Ryan Fahey
    Two people were killed in a massive pileup involving about 200 vehicles on a busy highway south of Montreal, according to Canadian police. Authorities confirmed that the two people, who have not been identified, had been traveling in the same vehicle when it collided with a tank truck on Wednesday during the 200-car pileup in La Prairie, Quebec. Stéphane Tremblay, spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec said the pair were trapped in their car for hours after the crash before emergency services could pull them from the wreckage. 'We know that these people were involved in a collision with a...
  • District attorney reviewing case of MDOT worker killed in Itawamba County

    02/05/2020 8:02:06 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    WTVA ^ | October 3, 2019 | Zac Carlisle
    TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The district attorney’s office is now handling the case involving the death of a state transportation worker in Itawamba County. An 18-wheeler struck and killed Jeff Boren on Sept. 11 on Interstate 22. A picture of Jeff Boren on the Facebook page of Ozark Baptist Church on September 12, 2019 Boren worked for the Mississippi Department of Transportation as a construction manager. According to a district engineer, Boren was on the shoulder of the interstate picking up a road sign when the collision happened.
  • Accident: Pegasus B738 at Istanbul on Feb 5th 2020, overran runway, impacted wall, broke up

    02/05/2020 3:48:31 PM PST · by the_daug · 32 replies
    The Aviation Herald ^ | created Wednesday, Feb 5th 2020 16:07Z, last updated Wednesday, Feb 5th 2020 20:46Z | By Simon Hradecky
    Accident: Pegasus B738 at Istanbul on Feb 5th 2020, overran runway, impacted wall, broke up A Pegasus Boeing 737-800, registration TC-IZK performing flight PC-2193 from Izmir to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen (Turkey) with 177 passengers and 6 crew, landed on Sabiha Gokcen's runway 06 at 18:20L (15:20Z) but overran the end of the runway, impacted the airport perimeter wall and broke into three parts about 170 meters/550 feet past the runway end. An engine, that had separated, caught fire. As of current rescue and recovery works are in progress, the engine fire was quickly extinguished. One occupant died, 157 people were...
  • (NJ) 3 young women killed when car crashes into back of tractor-trailer on Route 1

    12/21/2019 7:12:37 PM PST · by Coleus · 38 replies
    A wreck on Route 1 north Friday night left three young women dead. The crash occurred just before midnight near the Ford Avenue intersection in Woodbridge, according to Woodbridge Police Sgt. Philip Agosta. Brianna Martinez, 23, was driving a 2012 Nissan Altima that rear-ended a tractor-trailer which had been stopped at the intersection. Michaela Powell, 23, and Uchechukwu Chukwuma, 24, were passengers in the Nissan. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. Martinez was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, where she was pronounced dead. All three of the victims were from the Somerset section of...