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Video Shows Tennis Star Legally Entered Intersection Before Crash

Tennis star Venus Williams legally entered a Florida intersection but was cut off by another car, setting off a chain of events that seconds later resulted in a fatal crash with a third car, police say video released Friday shows. …

Drug and Alcohol Testing in Serious Crashes Would be be Required Under Arizona Bill

The parents of an 18-year-old who was killed in a crash want legislation passed that requires drug or alcohol testing for drivers involved in collisions where people are seriously injured or killed. Steve and Tana Smith say they hope other …

Former Miss America Contestant Dies Due to Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

A former Miss America contestant died early Monday, a week after her car spun off a New Jersey highway and crashed into trees. Cara McCollum died at Cooper University Hospital, according to Frank DiMauro, chief operating officer of the TV …

Settlement in Lawsuit Over University of Alabama Student’s Death

A family has settled its lawsuit over a crash that killed a University of Alabama student after the national championship football game in Miami last year. Plaintiff attorneys Jere Beasley and Chris Glover aren’t disclosing the terms of the agreement …

Texas Couple Driving Separately Killed When Their Vehicles Collide

A North Texas husband and wife have died when their vehicles collided head-on near where both work. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened around midmorning Wednesday 3 miles west of Odell, about 60 miles northwest of …

Rail Company Sued Over Crash That Killed 4 Ohio Teens

Parents of three of the four teens killed in a car crash near a northeast Ohio railroad crossing are suing rail company CSX Transportation Inc. and local officials from neighboring townships and counties. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Monday in …

Settlement Reached Over Fatal Crash Near Massachusetts Stadium

The parents of a young woman who died in a car crash near Gillette Stadium after drinking in the parking lot during a concert have settled the wrongful death lawsuit they brought against the Kraft Group, which owns the stadium …

Texting Statements Stay Suppressed in Maine Case

Maine’s highest court has upheld a lower-court decision to suppress a young woman’s statements that she was texting at the time of a late-night car crash that killed two of her friends. Kristina Lowe has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter …

16 Killed in Car Crash in Thailand’s Northeast

At least 16 people, most of them construction workers, were killed when a pickup truck crashed into a tree on a rural road in Thailand’s northeast on Monday, police said. The pickup truck was carrying a number of construction workers …

$4.3M Settlement Over Fatal Pennsylvania Test Drive

The family of a Pennsylvania man killed during a test drive with an intoxicated salesman has settled a lawsuit for $4.3 million. Former salesman Michael Hershey is in prison for the December 2010 crash in Lancaster County, which killed 48-year-old …