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San Diego Boat Wreck Kills 3, Shows Risks of Ocean Smuggling

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tractor-trailer slams into an SUV at an intersection on a remote California desert highway, killing 13 of 25 people crammed inside the late model Ford Expedition. A man dangles a toddler over a border wall …

Fatigue, Fog Factored in Fatal Washington Fishing Vessel Crash

A new report from Canadian officials says fog, fatigue and an “unfamiliarity with safety issues” factored into a pre-dawn collision between two fishing vessels that left a Port Angeles, Wash., man dead. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the Transportation …

Trial Begins in Utah Boat Crash That Killed Scientist

A trial is under way for one of three men riding in a motorboat when it severed a swimmer’s legs and killed the woman, a University of Utah scientist. A jury panel was being seated Monday for Skyler Shepherd, 22, …

Cops: Force of Fatal New York Boat Crash Tore Off Motor

The boat that slammed into a concrete footing on New York’s Hudson River, killing four people, was moving so fast the collision ripped the inboard-outboard motor from its mounts and threw it into the boat, police said Monday. The 19-foot …