Man, 32, Killed After Barge Overturns in Guilford
GUILFORD, CT — One person is dead after a in Guilford Saturday, police said. At 2:20 p.m. Saturday the police and fire departments responded to the Guilford Yacht Club at 379 Whitfield St. after a barge overturned, resulting in several people in the water, police said. Fire Department rescue divers conducted a search of the area after it was determined that one man aboard the barge when it overturned was missing, police said. The divers located a 32-year-old man in the water who was determined to be deceased at the scene, police said.
Construction worker killed by falling cinder block in Henrico County
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A death investigation is underway after a construction worker was killed by a falling cinder block on Saturday in Henrico County. J.A. Heisler Contracting Company Inc. confirmed the construction worker is Harvey White. Crews were called to the shopping center on the 4000 block of Glenside Drive around 1:45 p.m. Investigators say high winds caused a wall to collapse at the construction site, and a cinder block fell and struck White. Police say White was rushed to VCU Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Worker killed in sawmill accident identified
DIXFIELD, Maine — An employee was killed in an accident at the Dixfield Sawmill Saturday. A spokesperson for J.D. Irving Ltd., which owns the sawmill, said the accident happened just before 9 a.m. outside the sawmill. The worker, 38-year-old Christopher Pineau, was killed while working on the log yard crane, a spokesperson said.
LEBANON, Ind. – A central Indiana sheriff says a deputy who was shot while helping pursue a suspect has died at an Indianapolis hospital. Boone County Sheriff Mike Nielsen said in a Facebook post early Monday that 34-year-old Deputy Jacob Pickett had died. The sheriff wrote that the married father of two young children “will be missed by so man
Semitruck driver killed, pickup truck driver arrested after I-70 crash
DENVER, CO — A driver was killed when a semitruck and a pickup truck crashed on Interstate 70 late Saturday night, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the crash happened just before midnight in the eastbound lanes at Interstate 25. The semitruck caught on fire and the driver of the pickup truck fled the scene, police said. The pickup truck driver was later arrested in Denver and is being held on investigation of vehicular homicide, police said.
Delivery Driver Killed in Crash
Tukwila, WA — Steven Adam was driving his normal overnight delivery route from Seattle to Portland and during his return trip back to Seattle his delivery truck was found crashed by WSP at I-5 Northbound, Exit 46 overpass in Kelso, WA. (Source: Washington Department of Labor and Industries)
Landfill Employee’s Death In Shredder Appears Accidental
HUDSON, FL – Pasco County Sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate the gruesome death of a 46-year-old employee at a privately owned landfill in Hudson. Shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, March 3, deputies were called to Coastal Landfill Disposal at 11416 Houston Ave., Hudson, by employees who told deputies that a co-worker went to clear a jammed trash-shredding machine. After he repaired the machine, he called out to his co-workers to re-start it. A couple of hours went by before the employees realized they hadn’t seen their co-worker since he left to repair the machine. They began searching through the shredded debris that had been deposited in the landfill and discovered his remains.
Deputy killed trying to catch up to chase
WAGRAM, NC — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina has died after his cruiser ran off the road and hit a tree as he tried to catch up to a chase. The Highway Patrol says 24-year-old Scotland County deputy Alexis Locklear wrecked his car Thursday evening on a two-lane road near Wagram. Troopers say he died at the scene and a special team is investigating the crash. Scotland County Sheriff Ralph Kersey says Locklear was trying to catch up to another officer who was chasing a vehicle when he wrecked. A statement from the sheriff didn’t give any other details about the pursuit.
One killed, another trapped after tree falls on truck in James City County
JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. – One person has been killed and another was trapped inside a vehicle after a tree fell on a truck Friday afternoon, according to police. A 2006 Ford truck belonging to Bones Tile was pulling a trailer on Newman Road, when strong winds caused a large oak tree to land on top of the truck, police said. The tree also knocked power lines down. The driver of the vehicle, who is the owner of the company, was trapped inside the truck for more than two hours while James City County and York County Fire Departments worked to safely extricate him. He was taken to VCU Medical Center with serious injuries.
Man found dead between slabs of stone at Elk Grove Village warehouse
Elk Grove Village, IL — An employee at a stone supplier warehouse was found dead between two slabs of stone Wednesday in northwest suburban Elk Grove Village. Another employee found the man, 57-year-old Ilan Abergel, trapped between the two slabs just before 4:30 p.m. at the Quartz Master warehouse at 1620 Jarvis Ave., according to Elk Grove Village police and the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Abergel was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. He lived in Skokie.