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1 Dead as Dump Truck Plows Into Anaheim Apartment Building

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A dump truck loaded with thousands of pounds of debris veered off a Southern California freeway offramp on Tuesday and slammed into two apartment buildings, killing a resident, authorities said. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., the truck …

Truck Hits Walkway in Rio, Killing 4

A dump truck smashed into a pedestrian bridge on a busy highway in northern Rio de Janeiro Tuesday, causing the walkway to collapse onto three cars and a motorcycle below. At least four people were killed in the accident, authorities …

5 Hurt in New Jersey Dump Truck 8 Car Pileup

Five people were injured when a dump truck coming down a steep hill on a northern New Jersey highway collided with eight cars and then overturned. Authorities say most of the victims sustained head and neck injuries, none of which …

Indiana Drops INDOT Safety Fine in Worker’s Death

Indiana labor officials have waived a proposed fine against the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) over the death of an employee who was killed on the job when a co-worker backed a dump truck over him. The Occupational Safety and …

Georgia Thief Takes 12-ton Dump Truck on 106-mile Journey

Authorities say someone stole a 12-ton dump truck from a Columbus business and drove it 106 miles across Georgia before leaving it in a lot near Griffin. Ricky Catrett, owner of Flat Rock Sand & Gravel, notified police Tuesday morning …