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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Jul 30, 2019