Autopilot was in use before a Tesla hit semitrailer in Florida
The car drove beneath the trailer, killing the driver, in a crash that is strikingly similar to one that happened on the other side of Florida in 2016 that also involved use of Autopilot.
Warrant: Brookfield woman ‘daydreaming’ before fatal crash
BROOKFIELD - She was "daydreaming" about the light in her garage Linda Pendergast, 75, told police she did not see the pedestrian or construction trailer in the road until it was too late that autumn morning, according to an arrest warrant. She braked, swerved, felt something hit her windshield and then saw a man lying in front of her car. The man, Harold Trafton, 58, of Danbury, died that day in the hospital. The Brookfield woman is scheduled to appear next week in…
PBSO: Driver in fatal crash hit another vehicle minutes before
Authorities have charged Pedro Hernandez, charged with vehicular homicide in the Sept. 20 death of Michael DiBartolo near West Palm Beach, in an earlier
Officials: Plane broke apart before Long Island fatal crash
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal transportation officials say a plane that crashed off Long Island earlier this month, killing all three people aboard, had broken up before hitting the water.
Driver identified in fatal crash on Brown's Station Way
CLARKSVILLE — The driver of a recycling truck who died Thursday morning after the vehicle hit a pedestrian walkway in Clarksville has been identified.
Report: Medical helicopter was going fast before fatal crash near Phoenix
The anniversary comes as the National Transportation Safety Board last week released a report about the ill-fated flight near the town of Superior.
Charges: Truck driver watched porn before fatal crash
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota truck driver is accused of watching pornographic videos before a crash that killed a highway worker standing along an interstate.
Mum high on cannabis 'had epileptic fit seconds before fatal crash'
Rebecca Smith ploughed into a van on the opposite side of a Staffordshire road, killing herself and her five-year-old, Corey. Her surviving son, Kyle, reported she had an epileptic fit at the wheel.
Motorbike couple posted selfie just 20 minutes before fatal crash
Lee-Anne Parkin, 40, and Steve Carroll, 43, (pictured in their last selfie) were travelling along a road near Sledmere, east Yorkshire on March 31 when they were involved in a crash with a car.
Driver admits downing 10 tequila shots before fatal crash
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to killing two teenagers as he drove the wrong way down a highway last year.
Fatal crash closes westbound I-10
BENSON — One man is dead and a woman injured Wednesday after a tractor trailer collided with another semi on Interstate 10 east of the Texas Canyon rest area and
Prestige Limo tried to sell vehicle days before fatal crash
The owners of the modified 2001 Ford Excursion that crashed in to a ditch outside of the Apple Barrel Country store on Saturday in Schoharie posted the vehicle for sale two days before the crash.
Lion Air pilots fought to save airplane before fatal crash
The pilots of the doomed Lion Air airliner fought to save the plane almost from the moment it took off – as its nose was forced down apparently by an automatic system that received flawed sensor re…
Driver accused of huffing chemicals before fatal crash into Girl Scouts
A driver who fatally struck three Girl Scouts and a mother along a Wisconsin highway was “huffing” chemicals prior to the deadly crash, police said. Colten Treu, 21, turned himself in t…
Lawsuit: Thrill ride maker knew of defect before fatal crash
The manufacturer of an amusement ride that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair and left one teenager dead and others with life-changing injuries knew five years earlier about a defect that caused the malfunction, a new lawsuit said Attorneys for some of the victims say they have a letter sent by the ride's maker in 2012 indicating it was aware of a design flaw that could cause corrosion in the steel beam where one of the ride's carriages broke off and ejected…