Public health employee killed by pack of dogs

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"An Alabama Department of Public Health employee was killed when a pack of dangerous dogs attacked her, according to the sheriff’s office. She was investigating an earlier dog attack at the time. Jacqueline Beard, an Alabama Department of Public Health employee, was investigating a dog attack from earlier in the week, but she was then fatally attacked by the same pack of dogs, WAFF reports. Someone called law enforcement Friday regarding a suspicious vehicle on Crumpton Road outside of Red Bay. When deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrived, they discovered Beard, who was pronounced dead on the scene.…

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Box truck bursts into flames after being hit by car

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"On Monday afternoon, Minnesota Department of Transportation cameras captured footage of a collision between a white sedan and a box truck that ended with the truck bursting into flames and nearly going over the overpass railing. A vehicle attempting to merge onto collided with the side of the box truck around 2:30 p.m. on Highway 10 in Blaine. Video shows, the car then spins out as the box truck drives right into the overpass guardrail, exploding in a blaze. Everyone involved sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to state troopers." Read more on this story here. The video is shocking to watch.…

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Wrongful death case reaches settlement for family of Naya Rivera

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"Actor Naya Rivera's family is settling a wrongful death lawsuit over her accidental drowning in a lake in Southern California. Rivera, 33, who was best known for her role as Santana Lopez in the hit TV show “Glee,” drowned while she was boating with her then-4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, on Lake Piru in July 2020. In November of that year, a wrongful death lawsuit was filed against Ventura County, where the lake is located. Her former husband, Ryan Dorsey, sued on behalf of Josey, Rivera’s estate and her business manager. The suit accuses Ventura County, its parks and recreation…

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Meat packing plant factory worker dies in machine-related accident

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"Just before 3:30 p.m. Friday, officers were called to JBS, 555 South Stuhr Road, after a machine reportedly crashed into a man’s head, killing him. GIPD identified the man as Esteban Mantilla, a 48-year-old Cuban man from Grand Island. Sgt. Phoukhong Manivong said Sunday that officers gave CPR to Mantilla before he was taken to CHI Health-St. Francis where he was pronounced deceased. On Tuesday, Capt. Jim Duering said GIPD does not suspect any criminal activity and that the incident has been deemed “an industrial accident.”" More details on the accident can be found here. Currently, OSHA is investigating the…

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Woman charged for pedestrians death in DWI accident

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"A woman was driving more than 60 mph and under the influence of drugs when she smashed into a parked car, careened off the road and struck a pedestrian in Falcon Heights, according to charges filed against her this week. Abigail Anderson, 29, was killed in the August crash in Falcon Heights. She was a registered pediatric nurse and a runner, the sister of professional runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald. Grunewald died in June 2019 at age 32 after living for 10 years with adenoid cystic carcinoma. Both were athletes at the University of Minnesota. The Ramsey County sheriff’s office identified…

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Wrongful death suit to proceed in 2013 killing of 4-year-old MN boy

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"Wednesday, the Minnesota Supreme Court cleared the way for a wrongful death lawsuit in the death of 4-year-old Eric Dean to continue. Dean was killed by his stepmother Amanda Peltier in 2013 after repeated abused throughout his young life. Peltier is currently serving life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder. Dean's estate accuses Pope County and three child protection workers of not reporting the abuse to law enforcement, and that the inaction ultimately caused the child's death." Read more on this story and watch the video here. Prior rulings on this case had determined that the workers and…

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Minnesota woman dies in construction accident in North Dakota

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"A road construction worker was killed in the eastern North Dakota community of Cooperstown when she was struck by a dump truck. The Highway Patrol said the truck was backing up to pour asphalt on the roadway when it hit the 50-year-old woman from Odessa, Minn. She was pronounced dead at the scene about 5 p.m. Thursday. Her name wasn’t immediately released. The patrol is continuing to investigate." Read the article on this story here. Clearly, there was negligence in this tragedy and the investigation into this worker's death will hopefully reveal who is responsible. The most important question is…

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Toddler still recovering from being attacked by two dogs

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"It’s an experience Jeremey Reach doesn’t really want to remember, let alone talk about. On Aug. 31, the father of two took his daughter, Jolie, outside to play at their home. Reach said he went to the porch to grab his daughter’s jacket when suddenly he heard the two-year-old scream, turned around and saw two dogs attacking her. “I was scared to death,” Reach recalled. “There were two dogs. One kind of had her by the shoulder, the other by the leg. I chased them off, kicked them and they ran back home.” Reached said the dogs, believed to be…

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HGTV star shares news of her husband passing away from a motorcycle accident

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"Carmeon Hamilton, the 2021 winner of HGTV's "Design Star: Next Gen," is mourning the death of her husband, Marcus. Hamilton shared the tragic news in an Instagram post Sunday, revealing that the "love of my life" died in a motorcycle accident one day earlier. "It is with deep sorrow and an eternally broken heart that I tell you that the love of my life, Marcus Hamilton, has passed away. I was alerted by MPD late last night that Marcus succumbed to his injuries from a motorcycle accident yesterday afternoon," Hamilton wrote. Hamilton, an interior designer from Memphis, Tennessee, was crowned…

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Charges filed against employees of fatal 2018 duck boat crash

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"A local prosecutor charged a boat captain and two other employees Friday over 17 deaths in July 2018 when a tourist duck boat sank on a Missouri lake during a severe thunderstorm, reviving the threat of long prison sentences seven months after federal charges against them were dismissed. The total of 63 felony charges were filed in Stone County against the captain, the general manager and the manager on duty the day of the accident for the Ride the Ducks attraction on Table Rock Lake near the tourist mecca of Branson, in southwestern Missouri. Captain Kenneth Scott McKee, of Verona,…

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