Posts Tagged Accidents and disasters

High school football team bus burns; no one hurt

STERLING, Colo. (AP) — Investigators are looking into the cause of a fire that destroyed a bus carrying a northeastern Colorado high school football team but caused no injuries.

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Cause of Oklahoma truck-bus crash still unknown

Students at North Central Texas College left flowers, teddy bears and softballs inscribed with prayers outside an administration building on campus in Gainesville, Texas, on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Four softball players were killed Friday night in a highway crash still under investigation in Oklahoma. (AP Photo/Emily Schmall)

ARDMORE, Okla. (AP) — The softball coach who was driving the team bus smashed by an errant truck did everything he could to save four players who died, a relative said Monday, even as investigators tried to solve the mystery of why the truck suddenly veered into oncoming traffic.

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College softball bus crashes in Oklahoma, 3 dead

A wrecker removes the team bus as Highway Patrol and emergency personnel work the scene of a fatality accident just south of the Turner Falls area.on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Davis, Okla.  Four members of a Texas college softball team died after a tractor trailer crossed over the center median on Interstate 35 and collided with the team's bus Friday night.  (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Steve Sisney)

A tractor-trailer veered across the median of a major interstate highway in Oklahoma late Friday and crashed into the side of a Texas women’s college softball team bus, killing four players and injuring a dozen other people.

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Detroit Lions quarterback stopped by fallen bridge

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford says he was shocked to see a fallen pedestrian bridge across a freeway as he was heading to the team’s suburban practice facility.

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Family, friends remember Bironas’ life, not death

People watch the funeral of former Titans kicker Rob Bironas on an outdoor overflow seating area on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Bironas died Saturday night, Sept. 20, 2014, after a car accident near his Nashville home, according to police. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — So many family, friends and former teammates mourned Rob Bironas on Thursday that more than 30 people sat in an overflow area outside the funeral home with the service streamed on a video board.

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