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Driver distraction could have caused reporter's fatal accident

The recent death of "60 Minutes" reporter Bob Simon will spark investigations to get to the cause of the tragedy. He died while riding in a Lincoln Town Car that was operated by a 44-year-old Afghan immigrant. The fatal accident occurred on the West Side Highway in New York City when the Lincoln veered toward the center lane and hit a Mercedes that was stopped at a red light.

Teen sentenced for fatal car accident caused by drugged driving

A New York teenager has been sentenced for his contribution to a deadly motor vehicle accident that claimed the lives of four individuals. The man was convicted of drugged driving that led to the fatal car accident on Long Island. He admitted that he had consumed marijuana and was high at the time of the tragedy.

Did automaker know about the risk for a fatal car accident?

New York readers may be well aware of the troubles surrounding the automaker General Motors and the higher risk of a fatal car accident in some of their cars. Recently, documentation has been revealed that the automaker did actually know that some cars had an easily fixable, yet very hazardous, defect. Certain models reportedly had a higher risk for a fatal car accident, yet the automaker did not move quickly to recall and fix the known issues.

Fatal accident claims the lives of 4 Long Island teens

Another teen auto accident disaster occurred in Long Island on May 10. A car filled with teenagers crossed the center line of a roadway and went into an oncoming SUV. In the aftermath of the fatal accident, four of the five teens in the transgressing auto were killed. The two occupants of the SUV were injured and in serious condition. The teens were students at Farmingdale High School in New York.

Fatal car accident leaves 1 dead after collision with tree

It can be surprising at times to see how a tree can win out over a car. In a fatal car accident in the Bronx on April 29, a 26-year-old woman who was a passenger in a 2004 Honda died after the vehicle she occupied collided with a tree. In photos posted with the news article the car appears mangled into an unidentifiable collage of steel, but the tree appears to be largely undamaged. New York authorities say that the vehicle flipped over, hit a parked car and then careened into the tree.

Driver in fatal car accident is released from hospital

A particularly gruesome accident occurred in Queens on April 4. A car containing five college students skidded off the road into Steinway Creek, killing the four passengers. The driver, who survived the fatal car accident, was recently released from the hospital. He tested negative for alcohol and has not yet been charged by New York authorities.

New York woman's celebration ended in a fatal car accident

A new job is certainly reason to celebrate, and, recently, a New York woman was doing just that. She was excited about her new job and was celebrating with her friends. However, her celebration was brought to an abrupt end when she was hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver in a fatal car accident.

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