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Bride, 6 Months Pregnant, Dies After Suffering Stroke Moments Before Wedding, Baby Survives
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A pregnant bride died from a stroke minutes before arriving at the altar, leaving her groom a single father when doctors managed to save their baby's life. Jessica Guedes, 30, a nurse, was six months pregnant and apparently healthy when she fell ill in the limo on the way to the church last Sunday in São Paulo. At first her family thought she was suffering from anxiety due to wedding nerves after she complained of feeling dizzy with pains in her neck. Because of this, the entourage was...
2Yo Boy Dies After A Spooked Horse Stepped On His Chest
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A 2-year-old boy died Sunday evening at his family home in Millard County after being stepped on by a horse. The incident happened at about 7:25 p.m. at the Hinckley residence, Lt. Robert Clark, Millard County Sheriff’s Office, told Gephardt Daily. “Apparently, the child had been stepped on in the chest area by a horse,” Clark said. “He was being treated by his parents.” The family has a private arena for riding horses, Clark said. “The dad had taken his son off, and the horse became...
The Propane In Maine Rains Flames Upon The Slain
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FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A fierce propane explosion leveled a newly constructed building after fire crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday, killing one firefighter and injuring at least eight other people, including fellow firefighters, officials said. The blast was so powerful it blew a vehicle across an intersection and damaged nearby buildings. Paper, insulation and building debris rained on the area. The explosion shattered the two-story building that housed LEAP Inc., a...
It Is Usually Not A Good Idea To Climb Stuff When You Are Drunk, Especially Power Poles
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A daredevil climbed a 30-foot electricity pole before accidentally shocking himself and plummeting to the ground. Tyler Uher had been drinking before performing the high-risk stunt in front of a crowd of student outside a house party near Ohio University, Athens, on Friday night. Footage shows the raucous crowd of students cheering as they look up at the man perched at the top of an electricity pole. Suddenly, he grips one of the power cables and sets his hand alight as he is...
Man Who Let Son, 12, Drive Car That Hit Boy Sentenced To Prison
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Before he was sentenced last Friday to seven years in prison, an Iowa man admitted in court to letting his 12-year-old son drive a car that ran over and seriously injured a 4-year-old boy on a bicycle. Jesse Azbill, 34, had been tried in connection with the Aug. 6 accident in Waterloo, Iowa. The punishment was meted out shortly after Azbill pleaded guilty to charges of aiding and abetting serious injury and child endangerment in a deal with prosecutors.
Father Charged After His 3-Year-Old Son Shot Himself In The Head With .40 Caliber Glock
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Rodney March II has been charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree. St. Louis County police say he left a loaded .40 caliber glock within reach of his 3-year-old son, Rodney March III, who shot himself in head. Officers tried to save his life but the child was pronounced dead at the hospital. The three-year-old boy was home with both parents at the time. Rodney march III is one of many children who have lost their lives due to an unintended shooting...
Lightning Kills 23 Cows. In A Row
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A lightning bolt has killed 23 cows after it hit one and then traveled along a metal fence the others were standing next to. Disturbing footage shows the animals, which have scorch marks on their stomachs, lying in a row on a farm in Texas after a thunderstorm. Rancher Bobby Woody III said it was one of the 'wildest and craziest' things he had ever witnessed. 'When the lightning hit, it had such strong voltage, it basically jolted one cow in the middle of the field,' Woody...
A Maine Man Stabs Himself After An Argument. Tells The Police It Was The Other Guy Who Did It. They Didn't Believe Him
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A 30-year-old man was hospitalized Thursday after suffering a stab wound in the leg at a home on Highland Avenue. Police later said Philip Gagne accidentally stabbed himself but tried to blame it on a man with whom he had been arguing. After investigating the matter further, police charged Gagne with filing a false report or alarm, a Class D misdemeanor. “It was a great team effort,” Auburn police Lt. Scott Watkins said. “The officers, sergeants and detectives did a great job in...
His Maserati Did 185. He Tried To Beat The Train, Now He Ain't Alive
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OAKLAND PARK, Fla. — Officials say a man driving a sports car was killed while trying to beat a train at a railroad crossing. News outlets reports that the crash between the Maserati and the Brightline train occurred Thursday morning in Oakland Park. The train dragged the car several blocks before coming to a stop. Oakland Park Fire Rescue spokesman David Rafter says it appears the Maserati driver went around the guard gates to beat a freight train and didn't realize the Brightline train...
Woman Falls Through Floor, Onto Passenger On Toilet After Vessel Smashes Into Jetty
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Three people have been taken to hospital after a famed Brisbane River boat crashed into a jetty and had its floor split in half. The Kookaburra Queen 2 vessel had been completing a journey with 60 people on-board when it crashed into the Eagle Street Pier today, splintering its outer railing and floor level. In the commotion caused by the damages, a woman aged in her 30s fell through the cracks created in the floor and landed on the lap of a fellow passenger – aged in her 70s – while she...
Deputy Goes Off Half-Cocked
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ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - An Orange County Sheriff's Office patrol corporal wounded himself Wednesday when he accidentally fired his weapon during a training exercise, officials said. Sheriff John Mina said the deputy was at a department training facility on Wewahootee Road around 10:30 a.m. when he accidentally shot himself. "The deputies on the scene and the firefighters who responded provided excellent care based on their training," Mina said. "We were able to stop the bleeding right away...
I Hope To Die In My Sleep Like Grandpappy Did, Not Screaming Like The Children On His School Bus
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Benton County Coroner Larry Hobson says the official cause of death of the bus driver is "sudden cardiac death." Hobson says the driver "clutched his chest and slumped over," according to the students on the bus. Hobson and MHP Captain Poulos both ID'd the bus driver as William Chester Cole. Cole was 63 years old. No autopsy will be performed, according to Hobson. Some of the injured children were flown to a hospital, the Mississippi Highway Patrol said. Doctors said at least eight...
A Woman, Some Whisky, A Little LSD Then Carjacked An Animal Researcher's Car Before Crashing Into A Tree
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An Adelaide medical researcher on his way to monitor animals testing a new vaccine was carjacked by an American baseballer on LSD and in the midst of a “bad trip”, a court has heard. Timothy William Cusick, of San Francisco, pushed Dr Austen Chen out of his car on North Terrace about 1.50am on March 20, before crashing the vehicle into a tree at nearby Richmond. The 28-year-old had been in Adelaide playing baseball for Henley and Grange Baseball Club at the time and has been required to...
"Bartender, I'll Have A Double": Woman Arrested Twice In Same Day For Alleged Drunk Driving
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Police say a Connecticut woman decided to make it a double, getting arrested twice – within hours – for alleged drunk driving. Ellen Needleman-O'Neill, 64, was first taken into custody Saturday afternoon, after police say she drove drunk around a parking lot and hit a parked car, WVIT reported. O'Neill, from Wilton, a city roughly 55 miles northeast of New York City, was charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance after cops said her blood alcohol content was registered at...
Darwin Award Contender: Never Try To Smash A Car Window With The Butt End Of A Loaded Shotgun
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Police are investigating the death of a man after he was found with gunshot wounds in south-east London. Officers were called to Sydenham Road in the borough of Lewisham to reports of suspicious activity after 3.40pm on Sunday. Shots were heard soon after and armed police and the London ambulance service were called to the scene. A man in his 20s died at the scene at 3.50pm despite the efforts of paramedics. Police cars were afterwards seen parked outside a Lloyds Bank branch, which was...
North Dakota Man Dies IN ATV Crash While Searching For His Younger Brother Who Had ALSO Died In An ATV Crash 10 Minutes Earlier
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ECKELSON, N.D. — Two men traveling on separate ATVs crashed in separate incidents Friday, both resulting in fatality. Kyle Foster, 43, and Jeremie Foster, 47, were each driving 2014 Arctic Cat ATVs while traveling to a rural farm about 7:30 p.m. Friday. Kyle Foster, of Tucson, Ariz., lost control and rolled his four-wheeler into a slough on a gravel road about six miles northeast of Eckelson, according to officials. Jeremie Foster, of Fargo, N.D., was traveling ahead and made it to the...
Wood Chipper Accident Claims Man in Sydney
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The horrific series of events leading up to a man’s death during a terrible workplace incident has been revealed after he was sucked into a woodchipper in Sydney’s north on Saturday. The man is thought to have died when two of his colleagues were just metres away. The incident occurred on Saturday at about 8.30am in Lindfield on Sydney’s north shore. A group of three workers were trimming trees and depositing the branches and leaves into the woodchipper. News.com.au understands two of...
Man Dies After Chainsawing His Head in Gruesome Accident
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30 Aug 2019 A woman near the intersection of South and D streets called police on Tuesday at 3:09 p.m. after she found her neighbor on the ground after an apparent chainsaw accident. She told police that it looked like he had died from a head wound. Fire and ambulance crews arrived and the San Joaquin County coroner was called to the scene. Police closed the street to pedestrians and car traffic for about 3½ hours as detectives and crime scene technicians examined the area, eventually...
Bed Bugs? Just Have A Smoke And Burn The House Down
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A house was extensively damaged by a fire early Friday after a man tried to light a cigarette after spraying a nightstand with alcohol to kill bedbugs, officials said. Colerain Township emergency crews responded to the house in the 2500 block of Crest Road just after 2 a.m. Fire officials said six people were in the home and everyone escaped. Colerain Township Battalion Chief Tim Beach said the homeowner was trying to eliminate bed bugs using isopropyl alcohol in a pump sprayer in the...
Boy, 12, Impaled By Trampoline Spring
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A 12-year-old boy says he is "lucky to be alive" after a metal spring from a trampoline shot into his back. Jamie Quinlan, from Lincolnshire, was bouncing on a friend's trampoline on Saturday when the spring broke off and became embedded in his back. He said he felt a "very strange" sensation in his back followed by "a lot of pain". His father, Ian, from Louth, said his "heart dropped, [and] sank down to my knees" when he saw the accident. Jamie said the spring was "so heavy" and added...

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