Oregon: William Wayne Fix charged with DUI manslaughter after killing stepdaughter in crash; 4 other kids injured

Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) and Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, are continuing the investigation into Friday evening’s single vehicle rollover crash that has resulted in the death of a 7-year old girl, injuries to four other juvenile females, and the arrest of the vehicle’s driver on Highway 97 between Bend and Redmond. The names of the deceased victim and other injured girls are released in this update.

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Florida: Cape Coral Police find DUI suspended driver who still likes to drive and intoxicated pedestrian who took a walk on the wild side

(September 22, 2014)- The Florida Highway Patrol has concluded its investigation into a crash involving an intoxicated pedestrian and an off-duty Cape Coral Police Officer late Thursday night. The investigation revealed that the intoxicated pedestrian failed to yield to traffic and was cited by the Florida Highway Patrol. A synopsis of the case is below

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Maryland: State Trooper hit by DUI driver Franklin Hernandez — who failed to move over!

Cpl. Hirsch along with another trooper were conducting a vehicle search on I-495 in the area of the Greenbelt Metro Station. Both Maryland State Police patrol units were stopped with their emergency equipment activated on the right road shoulder. While conducting a search, a 2005 Chevrolet failed to obey the move over law, and struck Cpl. Hirsch while standing on the right shoulder. The vehicle was stopped a short distance later.

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California: DUI killer Dontrell Collins celebrated after realizing he burned two women alive

Witnesses said Collins exited his vehicle without injuries and walked up to the car on fire, cheering and yelling profanities, as if celebrating the deaths of the women.

“Oh my God, I (expletive) killed them!” said Collins, according to one witness.

Another person standing nearby told police Collins was yelling “woo” and clapping his hands, almost in a proud manner.

Killer Collins celebrated after killing two women in blazing inferno

California: big-rig driver Hilario Urena killed a driver in head-on crash and then fled on foot, say police

Hilario Homberto Urena, 40, of Bay Area suburb of Tracy, allegedly drifted across the yellow line on Haven Avenue and struck an oncoming driver in a sedan. The driver of the car died of his injuries, according to police.

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New Jersey: Thomas Rinaldi charged with DWI assault after he rammed bicyclist with his pickup

As a result of a cooperative investigation conducted by members of Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Fatal Accident Investigation Unit (FAIU) and the Mahwah Police Department, it was determined that at approximately 4:37 p.m. on September 9, 2014, Mr. RINALDI was driving south on Ramapo Valley Road when he made a sharp left hand turn onto North Railroad Avenue. As a result of the way he executed the turn, Mr. RINALDI crossed into the northbound lane of travel and then cut into the oncoming lane of traffic on North Railroad Avenue. As he was turning, Mr. RINALDI struck Mr. Perez head-on. The collision caused Mr. Perez to fall from his bicycle and strike his head. A blood sample was taken from Mr. RINALDI, who appeared to be intoxicated at the time of the collision, and will be submitted for toxicological examination.

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Illinois: Justin Raven charged with DUI for killing Nicholas S. Kilpatrick

Justin Raven, 21, faces DUI charges in connection with a crash that killed Nicholas S. Kilpatrick, a 17-year-old pedestrian in north suburban McHenry

Justin Raven DUI fatal killed Nicholas Kilpatrick

South Carolina: Drew Greene charged with DUI homicide in deaths of Michele & Joshua Silvers

Troopers said Greene blew through the red light, smashing into the Silvers’ car before three more cars were involved in the wreck.

According to Addis, Michele Silvers was driving at the time of the crash. He said she was taken to Oconee Medical Center, where she died from neck trauma due to blunt force trauma. Addis said Joshua Silvers was thrown from the passenger seat. He died on the scene from head and neck trauma

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Maryland: Brian Gore died in high-speed booze cruise, say police

The investigation into this crash has revealed that the vehicle, a white 2005 Acura TL four door, was travelling east on Friendship Rd. Just east of the intersection with Boyds Turn Rd., the vehicle travelled off of the right side of the roadway and into the grass. Once in the grass, the driver lost control of the car. The Acura then reentered the roadway and began to spin. The vehicle then travelled across the roadway and off of the left side of the road. The Acura then travelled up an embankment and struck a light support pole and a tree before coming to rest.

Anne Arundel County Fire Dept. on scene of crash