House Explosion in Jeffersonville Destroys Home Kills One

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A gas leak is likely to blame for an explosion that happened around 5:30 a.m., Sunday, May 19, 2019, in a home in Southern Indiana. A Jefferson fire department spokesperson said that the home was almost completely destroyed and six nearby home were left uninhabitable due to structural damage.

One person died in the blast and two others sere hospitalized with serious injuries. It’s not known at this time if all the victims were inside the home that exploded.

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Moped Crash Takes Life in Richmond

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Two people riding on a moped were struck by an SUV killing one of the moped riders. The accident happened around 11:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, when the moped was traveling down Main Street in Richmond in Madison County and was hit by an SUV near Third Avenue.

Both riders were taken to University of Kentucky Chandler and one of the victims, a 53-year-old man, died there. The other victim survived and was listed in serious condition. Police say it’s currently unknown how the accident happened,

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Driver Charged with DUI after Killing Motorcyclist

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A 37-year-old woman struck and killed a man riding a motorcycle around 9 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2019. Police say that the woman was driving a pickup truck and pulled out in front of the motorcycle on Rice Road.

The rider was taken to a local hospital, but soon died from his injuries. According to police, officers smelled alcohol on her breath and she had bloodshot watery eyes and slurred speech. She also admitted to drinking one bourbon ale beer before driving.

Police said they will meet with the Fayette County Commonwealth’s Attorney to discuss further charges.

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Head-On Collision Sends Two to Hospital Near West Paducah

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Two cars crashed head-on, and the drivers of both vehicles sustained serious injuries. The accident happened around 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the intersection of Highway 60 and Mayfield-Metropolis Road.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, a 22-year-old woman was traveling east on Highway 60 and was hit head-on by a vehicle driven by a 64-year-old woman who had crossed the centerline. Both drivers were taken to a local hospital for serious injuries. The sheriff’s office is still investigating the accident.

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Passenger Dies in Rollover Crash in Scott County

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A passenger of a utility truck was fatally injured when the truck went off the road and rolled over. Police say that it appeared the driver of the utility truck fell asleep hit a road sign and then went off the road. The truck went down and embankment and rolled over.

According to officials at the scene, the crash happened around 4 p.m. at the 123 mile marker of I-75 in Scott County. The driver suffered minor injuries, and the passenger was taken to U.K Hospital in critical condition and later died at the hospital.

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Five Injured in Wreck Three Airlifted to Hospital

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Two vehicles collided injuring five people three of which were airlifted to the University of Kansas Hospital with severe injuries. According to police at the scene, the crash happened around 7:15 a.m. on US 421 South in front of the Dairy Queen.

It’s unclear what caused the crash which is still under investigation. The three that were airlifted had serious injuries but were not deemed life-threatening. EMS at the scene determined that by airlifting them, they had a better chance of a full long-term recovery.

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Pedestrian Killed by Semi-Truck in Jonesville

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A semi-truck hit a pedestrian on Interstate 65 around 3:30 p.m., April 29, 2019, and the pedestrian died at the scene. According to the Indiana State Police, the pedestrian was struck in a construction zone on I-65 near the 58 mile-marker.

Police also said that just after hitting the pedestrian, the semi-truck was rear-ended by another semi-truck, but there are no reports of any other injuries. It’s unknown at this time why  the pedestrian was on the interstate at the time of the collision,

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Garbage Truck Hits Minivan Killing Driver in Louisville

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Two trucks and a minivan collided killing the driver of the minivan at 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019. According to a police spokesperson, the minivan was traveling eastbound on I-264 at Breckenridge Ln when a garbage truck hit the back of the minivan pushing it into a beer truck.

The woman driver of the minivan was pronounced dead at the scene, and both truck drivers were uninjured. Police are still investigating the incident, and its unknown at this time if any charges will be filed.

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Good Samaritan Killed in Hit-and-Run in Ingram

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A 59-year-old man stopped to help a motorist and another vehicle struck and killed him then fled the scene. According to witnesses of the crash, a black sedan, possibly a mid 90’s Hyundai, left the roadway and struck the man who had earlier placed in car partially in the right lane to protect them when they loaded the washer.

Police say that the sedan left the roadway and struck the man while he was helping others and then fled the scene.

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Three Seriously Injured in Crash on Man o’ War Loop

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Three people were transported to the hospital in serious condition in a two-car wreck on the inner Man o’ War Loop at Jocasta Drive. According to police the accident just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2019, when an SUV and a minivan collided.

It’s unknown at this time how the accident happened, but police say that the injuries were made more serious because the injured weren’t wearing their seat belts. “I really think if both of them had been wearing seat belts this would have been a minor crash,

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