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Court Rejects Truck Driver’s Appeal in Crash That Killed 7

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal for a bail hearing for a truck driver who’s been in jail since he was charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in 2019. Volodymyr …

NTSB: Safety Processes Failed in Crash That Killed 7 Bikers

Systems meant to keep motorists safe failed to prevent a pickup driver on drugs from crashing last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death of seven bikers, the National Transportation Safety Board found …

NTSB Release Details in Crash That Killed 7 Motorcyclists

The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire last year told authorities he had drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash. …

Safety Board Urges Limo Safety Standards After Deadly Crash

WASHINGTON — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Wednesday said federal regulators should require lap and shoulder seat belts throughout limousines after probing a series of deadly crashes including one in a October 2018 that killed 20 people. The …

Plea Deal in Yale Tailgate Death

A Yale University student charged with negligent homicide for running down a woman tailgating outside a football game has reached a plea agreement in which he would receive a special form of probation and avoid a criminal record, his attorney …

New Hampshire Court to Rule on Cellphone Use While Driving

The New Hampshire Supreme Court will decide for the first time whether talking on a cellphone while driving, although legal here, can justify a conviction for criminally negligent homicide. Lynn Dion of Franklin is appealing her conviction on that charge …

Louisiana Driver Faces Charges in Pedestrian’s Death

A 45-year-old Houma, La., man is facing negligent homicide charges after allegedly killing a pedestrian with his pickup. State police say Brian Michael Daigle was booked in the death of 39-year-old Polly Manor of Houma Manor was walking on the …

2 Dead, Driver Injured in Texas Taxi Crash

A Houston taxi driver has been charged with criminally negligent homicide after two passengers died when his van slammed into a disabled tanker truck. Houston police spokeswoman Jodi Silva says 56-year-old David Wayne Houston has been charged with criminally negligent …