Catastrophic Events (page 8)


Utah Woman Killed in Highway Rear-End Collision

A woman from Tooele, Utah, died in a collision with a tractor trailer on Sept. 3, KSL reported. The crash occurred at about 6:55 a.m....

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  • Sep 6, 2019

Two Dead in 11-Car Pileup in Indiana

An 11-vehicle pileup in Avon, Indiana, resulted in two deaths on Sept. 3, The Indianapolis Star reported. The crash happened at the intersection of South...

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  • Sep 6, 2019

Teen Girl Fatally Mauled by Dogs in Tennessee

A return trip to pick up a forgotten purse turned into a horrible mauling on Aug. 23, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. Nineteen-year-old Adrieanna...

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  • Sep 6, 2019

California Boat Fire Kills 34 on Labor Day

Thirty-four people are presumed dead after a fire engulfed a 75-foot diving ship called the Conception off the coast of Southern California on Sept. 2,...

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  • Sep 4, 2019

Bronx Building Collapse Kills One and Wounds Five

One worker was crushed and five others injured in a building collapse in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx in New York, CBS 2 reported....

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  • Sep 3, 2019

Eight Hospitalized After Two-Bus Crash in MN

Fifty-one passengers had their trips to the Minnesota State Fair interrupted when their bus collided with an empty charter bus that had apparently lost control...

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  • Aug 26, 2019

Woman Killed by Light-Rail Train in New Jersey

A woman was struck and killed by a NJ Transit light-rail train Aug. 19. According to The Patch, the woman, Saskia Guerrero, was a resident...

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  • Aug 23, 2019

Iowa Man Severely Burned in Home Explosion

A man is in the hospital after an explosion rocked his home Aug. 16, KWQC reported. The state of Iowa fire marshall is investigating the...

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  • Aug 20, 2019

New York Cell Tower Worker Death Kept Quiet

Following an in depth investigation, Wireless Estimator reported that a Queens, New York, worker with Rise & Rise Wireless Inc. (R&R) died of a fall...

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  • Aug 16, 2019

Day Care Fire Kills 5 Pennsylvania Children

Five children died in a home day care inferno in the early morning of Aug. 12. According to CNN, the owner of the Erie, Pennsylvania,...

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  • Aug 15, 2019

Explosion Injures Two Florida Stadium Workers

Two Florida subcontractors were taken to the hospital Aug. 8 when a natural gas line ignited and caused an explosion at Raymond James Stadium, home...

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  • Aug 14, 2019

Nine-Car Pileup Kills Man and Baby in Florida

A nine-car pileup on I-75 in Seffner, Florida, resulted in two deaths and four injuries on Aug. 5. According to the Tampa Bay Reporter, the...

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  • Aug 8, 2019

Explosion Levels PA Home; Gas Company to Blame

Five were injured July 31 after a natural gas explosion leveled a house in North Franklin Township, Pennsylvania, outside of Pittsburgh. According to WTAE, the...

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  • Aug 5, 2019

Gas Explosion Kills One, Injures Five in Kentucky

A gas explosion set the small Kentucky community of Moreland ablaze in the early-morning hours of Aug. 1, leaving one person dead and five others...

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  • Aug 2, 2019

Two Dead and Two Injured in S.C. House Collapse

Two construction workers died and two more were injured July 18 when a thunderstorm caused an under-construction house’s collapse in Sunset, S.C. According to the...

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  • Jul 30, 2019