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Officer Crashes Into Pole

damaged automobile after collision

An officer with the Atlanta Police was injured on February 21 when his cruiser struck a power pole. The car then traveled down a wooded embankment before coming to a rest.According to details of the accident, the officer was driving along Joseph E. Boone, responding to a call of a stolen vehicle. The cruiser lost traction on a curve near Westchester Boulevard. The cruiser left the roadway, hit a power pole and then slid down the embankment. Pictures released of the scene show the police car nose-first in bushes and brush.The accident left more than 1,000 customers without power...

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NFL Linebacker Killed in Crash

American football game

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson will forever be remembered by friends, family and fans alike. The football player was killed in an accident and laid to rest just before Valentine's Day in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.According to police reports, a man from Guatemala was driving a truck while under the influence of alcohol. The man did not maintain control of his vehicle and caused the crash that resulted in the death of the football star. The man in the ruck did not remain on scene, and will be charged with multiple criminal violations.Jackson and a friend had pulled to...

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Child Struck While Crossing Street for School Bus

School Bus Stop Sign

On February 16, a mother and her small daughter were struck by a car while they were crossing the street so the child could get on a school bus. The child later passed away from her injuries.According to reports, the mother was holding the child in her arms as they crossed Rays Road at Central Drive. A vehicle struck the pair, and the 38-year-old driver of that car was taken into custody. Charges against the driver are pending, according to police.Officials say that the driver was traveling northbound on Rays Road and had the green light. The school bus...

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Accident Takes Life of High School Student

Driving onto a Highway at Sunset

Just days before Valentine's Day, a homecoming queen was killed in a vehicle accident in Dawson County. The high school senior was driving when her vehicle collided with a semi truck just a mile from where she attended school. The young woman from Dawsonville was only 18 years old.According to the Georgia State Patrol, the young woman was driving west on Ga. 53 in a 2002 Honda CRV. A semi truck was heading east at the same time. The young woman approached a curve in the highway and "failed to negotiate" it appropriately, losing control of her SUV. She veered...

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Ice Blamed for Office-Involved Accident

Snowy covered and curvy asphalt road on a winter morning

A police officer in Atlanta was sent to the hospital last week after she was hit by a car that lost control near Lenox Square Mall. The officer sustained injuries, but was able to radio for help.According to reports, the officer was on Lenox Road working an accident. She was in the median, standing next to a parked SUV. A driver exiting the Ga. 400 ramp did not negotiate the turn properly due to road conditions and struck the SUV. The SUV then slid into the officer, who fell to the ground. The officer was able to radio for help...

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Woman Struck After Getting Off MARTA Bus

A lonely woman who waits for a bus on the bench of a bus stop

A woman stepped off a MARTA bus on January 12 and was killed a short time later. The woman was struck by two vehicles as she crossed a road.According to police reports, the 54-year-old woman was crossing North Point Parkway when she was hit by a pickup truck and then an SUV. The incident occurred just before 7:00 a.m. The woman was an employee at a nearby Verizon store.Because of a lack of light that early in the morning, both drivers thought that they had struck road debris. Each remained on scene, cooperating with investigators. A spokesperson for the police...

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Parents Held Responsible for Child’s Death

Doctor and surgeon examining x-ray film of patient 's head for brain, skull or eye injury

A grand jury in Henry County has returned indictments against the parents of a 5-month-old infant. The child passed away in September 2017 as the result of a serious brain injury.According to police reports, the child was left in the care of his father while his mother attended a local job fair. While at the fair, the mother received a text from the father, telling her the baby had fallen off of a bed. The mother returned to the residence, only to be handed her unconscious child. Instead of calling 911, the parents took the unconscious infant to a...

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Man in Accident Suffers Heart Attack

Adult man suffering from heart attack

A victim of a vehicle collision on Memorial Drive on New Year's Eve lost his life, but not because of injuries sustained in the accident. The man passed away after having a heart attack following the crash.Reports indicate that a 64-year-old man was driving on Memorial Drive. The man's fiancée told police that another vehicle turned in front of the truck in such a way they were not able to avoid striking that vehicle. Police responded to the incident and the male driver told police that he did not believe he was injured but did complain of shortness of breath.The...

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Motorcycle Cops Injured in Crash

Beautiful view of icy road

The wicked weather has hit all parts of the United States. From bomb cyclones to major bouts of freezing rain and ice-cold wind, Americans have been struggling to make it through one of the most brutal winters on record. Highways and roadways aren't fairing particularly well, as three motorcycle cops in Cobb County recently discovered.On January 2, three motorcycle officers found themselves on the pavement after slipping over a patch of ice in the roadway. The accident occurred on Kennesaw Due West. The officers involved in the accident were on a funeral detail. They ran across a patch of ice...

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Hit-And-Run Takes Father Away from Family

Dad is holding his son's hands

An accident in DeKalb County on December 30 left a little boy without his father, and a hit-and-run driver is being sought for questioning. The accident involved a box truck and a motorcycle and happened just after 10:00 p.m.According to reports, a man and his friend were riding down N Decatur Road on their way to a bar. The motorcyclist attempted to make a right turn onto Warren Avenue. It was at that moment that a Budget Rental box truck was turning right onto N Decatur Road and hit the motorcyclist. The man's friend witnessed the entire accident.According to police...

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