Posts Tagged Accidents

Amy Van Dyken returns to broadcast booth after ATV accident

Former Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken uses a ramp to access the broadcast booth Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. The six-time Olympic gold medal swimmer returned to work with the Pac-12 Networks on Friday, nearly eight months after an all-terrain vehicle accident left her paralyzed from the waist down. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Amy Van Dyken pushed herself across one of Berkeley’s busy streets in her wheelchair and up a ramp into her special broadcast booth overlooking the pool deck, beaming the whole way.

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Michigan school mourns loss of students killed in car crash

Members of the Eastern Michigan men's basketball team observe a moment of silence before an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in Ypsilanti, Mich. Shannise Heady, a player on the EMU women's basketball team, was killed Sunday morning in Ypsilanti Township when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an oncoming vehicle. Her passenger and fellow Eastern Michigan student, 23-year-old Jordan Hopkins, also was killed. Investigators say Heady was speeding and neither woman was wearing a seatbelt. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Alex McDougall)

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — The men’s basketball team at Eastern Michigan University has honored two students who were killed in a car accident over the weekend.

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Speed, no seat belt cited in death of EMU basketball player

This photo provided by Eastern Michigan University shows Shannise Heady. Eastern Michigan University women's basketball student-athlete Shannise Heady and fellow EMU student Jordan Hopkins died in an automobile accident in Ypsilanti Township, Mich. The accident occurred early Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Eastern Michigan University, Randy Mascharka)

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Investigators say an Eastern Michigan University basketball player was speeding without a seat belt when she lost control of her vehicle and hit an oncoming vehicle, killing herself and another student riding with her.

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