Posts Tagged Accidents

USC’s Shaw jumps from second floor to save nephew

In this Aug. 29, 2013, file photo, Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw (26) runs back an interception for a touchdown against Hawaii during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Honolulu. Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew, Carter, from drowning in a pool. Shaw was named a team captain on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, and later that night was attending a family function at a cousin's apartment in his hometown of Palmdale when he saw his nephew, who can't swim, struggling in the pool. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California senior cornerback Josh Shaw injured both ankles after leaping from a second-story balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool.

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Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash

In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, former FBI director Louis Freeh, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia. Freeh was airlifted to a hospital Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, after a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said. State police said Freeh was taken by helicopter to a New Hampshire hospital with serious injuries following the crash in Barnard, a small town about 90 miles northwest of Boston. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

BARNARD, Vt. (AP) — Former FBI director Louis Freeh was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said.

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Clemson DT Watkins grateful for return to football

In this Sept. 7, 2013, photo, Clemson defensive lineman Carlos Watkins (94) leaps over the pile during an NCAA college football game against S.C. State at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. Watkins simply wanted to spend time with hometown friends the weekend after his team's victory at North Carolina State. But traveling to a cookout, the car Watkins was riding in hit an electrical pole killing one of his closest friends and injuring Clemson's rising defender. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer) GREENVILLE NEWS OUT, SENECA NEWS OUT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive tackle Carlos Watkins is determined not to forget that fatal car wreck that cost him a childhood friend — and forever changed his perspective on life and football.

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