Catastrophic Events (page 9)
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
Train Crash Kills Two in Mississippi
Two people died July 22 when an Amtrak train traveling from New Orleans to New York City hit their truck outside of Meridian, Mississippi. According...
- Jul 30, 2019
Watermelon Truck Tips Over, Injuring Two
On July 19, a truck carrying watermelons in Des Peres, Missouri, overturned, hitting a car at a traffic light. According to a local CBS affiliate,...
- Jul 24, 2019
Van Crashes After Near-Miss; 3 Children Dead, 6 Injured
A family is mourning the loss of three children in Clever, Missouri, after their van swerved off the road to avoid a collision with a...
- Jul 24, 2019
Two Shot Outside Troubled S.C. Sports Bar
Shots were fired and two men were seriously injured July 14 in the parking of a South Carolina business with a troubled past. “Deputies were...
- Jul 19, 2019