THIS picture of a nine-year-old girl was taken to mark her start as a ninth grader – but just ten minutes later she died in a car crash. Payton Crustner smiled and posed for the camera on Tuesday at around 7am, just one day before she was due to start a new school year in the fourth grade. But tragedy struck shortly after it was taken as the Nissan Sentra she was travelling in was involved in a road accident and she was flung to her death and pronounced dead at the scene. The little girl was only wearing the bottom part of her seatbelt when her mum, Miranda Clark, 32, swerved in an unsuccessful attempt to avoid a GMC truck as it drove into oncoming traffic near Laneville, Texas. Payton’s brother, 16, was riding in the front of the vehicle and was not wearing a seat belt. He is currently in intensive care with severe wounds and currently on a ventilator. Her younger sister, 3, who was also in the car, suffered only minor injuries. Her mum and the pick-up driver Marcus Wayne … [Read more...] about Tragedy as girl, 9, is killed in car crash minutes after posing for photo to mark her first day of school
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Sponsored content from Thomas J. Henry Law Updated 10:51 am CDT, Thursday, August 9, 2018 Photo: Gettyimages Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Gettyimages 2 Teen Girls Killed in Car Crash, Accusations Are Raised Against Store Clerk for Selling Alcohol to 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Gumaro Munoz Campos, an Atascocita shopkeeper, is facing multiple charges after two teen girls were killed in a crash while riding with a minor driver to whom Campos sold alcohol. Details of the Atascocita Drunk Driving Accident According to WMUR, the 29 year-old is facing one count of Sale of Alcohol Beverage to a minor, which is a misdemeanor. A conviction could see up to a year in jail, a fine of $4,000, and suspension of liquor license for up to 180 days. Police say at 12:30 a.m. on July 25, along the 18300 block of Timber … [Read more...] about 2 Teen Girls Killed in Car Crash, Accusations Are Raised Against Store Clerk for Selling Alcohol to
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Three people were killed in a one-car crash in Connecticut. Police say the crash happened on Sunday morning in Hamden near the intersection of Whitney Avenue and Route 40 when an SUV was speeding, crossed four lanes and crashed into a tree. Three people were killed. The three victims are a 21-year-old from Monroe, and a 29-year-old and 26-year-old from Bridgeport. Their bodies have been transported to the Office of the chief Medical Examiner for autopsies. Investigators are reconstructing the accident. Close The biggest headlines, delivered to your inbox Get news as it happens. Sign up for Boston.com's email news alerts. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about 3 people killed in car crash in Conn.
By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk A former University of Oregon football player was killed Friday in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Eugene, KEZI reported. >> Read more trending news Fotu Tuli Leiato, 21, who was dismissed from the team in late April after he was arrested for allegedly removing a parking boot from a vehicle, was killed in the accident.Police said Leiato’s body was found by a passerby several hours after the crash scene. The driver of the vehicle, Pedro Chavarin Jr., 22, said he was the lone occupant of the vehicle, KEZI reported.Chavarin was taken to a hospital and then was cited for DUI, police said.Leiato, a 5-foot-11, 202-pound linebacker, played in 38 of 39 games for the Ducks from 2015 through 2017 and made 37 tackles. Recommended for you Recommended for you Recommended for you Most read 1 Palm Beach County mugshots: Arrest photos from Palm Beach County 2 Report: Woman shoots husband in … [Read more...] about Ex-University of Oregon football player killed in single-car crash, police say
A MONKEY that escaped from a zoo in Northern Ireland has died after being hit by a car. The spider monkey was struck by a vehicle on the M2 in north Belfast hours after escaping from its enclosure yesterday. Zoo keepers had been tracking the primate before it was accidentally “clipped by a car”. The animal was rushed back to the zoo for treatment but died on Saturday evening. The simian was spotted by a number of locals as it dashed around the city. An investigation into its escape has been launched by Belfast City Council. What makes a spider monkey unique? Spider monkeys hang from the trees by holding different branches with their limbs and long tails, which are shaped like spiders Spider monkeys do not have a thumb Their four fingers are curved and look like a hook, which is a special adaptation to their life in the forest The black-headed spider monkey, woolly spider monkey, and brown spider monkey are listed as critically endangered animals A number of videos and … [Read more...] about Belfast Zoo spider monkey killed in car crash after escaping enclosure and running wild through city