October 6, 2016

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Car Crash Kills SoCal Edison Employee

A SoCal Edison worker was struck and killed by a car while working on the ground in Lancaster on Friday, September 30, 2016. That crash occurred at a utility pole located at 20th Street East and Avenue K. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to…

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September 29, 2016

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Deadly Motorcycle-Car Collision in Irwindale

Officers from the Irwindale Police Department have confirmed that two men lost their lives in a horrific collision early Sunday morning, September 25th, 2016. The crash occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. in the 14900 block of Los Angeles Street in Irwindale. It is thought the motorcycle was traveling eastbound when it struck a white Toyota…

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September 28, 2016

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Pokémon Go Responsible for Traffic Accidents, Deaths

The popular game Pokémon Go has been responsible for a jump in distracted driving–related accidents. Pokémon, a game in which avatars vie to catch the animated character, is an extremely popular game. Researchers who examined social media to see whether drivers and passengers were playing Pokémon found that a number of drivers — 18% — continued…

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September 23, 2016

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2 Pedestrians Injured at L.A. Museum by Drunk Driver

A pedestrian knock-down in Hollywood sent a mother and her daughter to the hospital yesterday. The incident took place at the Museum of Broken Relationships where, authorities say, a suspected drunk driver ran over two female pedestrians on the sidewalk, before plowing into the building. Los Angeles police Sergeant Ben Zucker confirmed that the mother…

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September 19, 2016

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Study: Roadway Debris Causes 200,000+ Car Crashes

The majority of car accidents are caused by negligent and reckless drivers, including those who are driving while distracted or impaired by drugs or alcohol. However, a large percentage of accidents are blamed on roadway debris. A recent study conducted by AAA sought to determine just how many crashes are caused by debris and how…

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September 12, 2016

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Exploding Batteries Prompt Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Phone Recall

Consumers who purchased a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone before mid-September are advised to power down their cells immediately, due to serious safety concerns. According to the South Korean multi-national company, there is a verifiable risk that the Note 7 can explode and catch fire due to problems with a faulty battery. While Samsung…

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