The Weekly Carnage

After missing a week because of my visit to an undisclosed location, I am returning to present the second installment of the Weekly Carnage.

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  •  Teenager Killed on N.J. Turnpike Was a Fashion Model (Star-Ledger)
  •  Heather Bratton Memorial Site
  •  Non-Cop Crown Victoria Inflicts Season Ending Injury on Mets’ Pitcher (Gothamist) 
  •  Bike Messenger, 20, Dies in Collision With Truck (Daily News) 
  •  10-Year-Old Cyclist Killed When Hit by Car in Brooklyn (Daily News)
  •  Mom Will Still Cheer for Son’s Baseball Team (Daily News)
  •  6-Year-Old Clings to Life After Brooklyn SUV Crash (NY1)
  •  She Died in the Hospital; No Charges Filed (NY1)
  •  N.J. Girl Kills Mother During Driving Lesson (Fox News)
  •  Driver Charged After Pedestrian Is Killed in West Midtown (Gothamist)
  •  Man Killed, Thrown Into Creek by SUV (Saratogian)
  •  Sleeping L.I. Driver Kills Self in Crash With Tree (WNBC)
  •  SUV Driver Possibly on Phone Killed After Running Red Light (Star-Ledger)
  •  2 N.J. Residents Killed in Minivan Rollover in Upstate N.Y. (NBC10)
  •  Tow Truck Driver Killed on N.J. Turnpike (1010 WINS)
  •  Manhattan Dog Walker Hit by Car in 2000 Still Lives in Rehab Center (Naples News)
  •  SUV Breaks Shoulder of 4-Year-Old Tourist; Witness Blames the Kid (NYPost)
  •  2 Fort Drum Children in Critical After Car Accident in N.J. (WWTI)
  •  4 Adults, 2 Children Injured on I-95 (NY1)
  •  17-Year-Old Hits Utility Pole, Causing Power Outage (Darien Times)
  •  Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down I-95 Near New Haven (AP via Boston Globe) 
  •  14-Mile Backup After Truck Spills Gas on N.J. Turnpike (WCBS)
  •  Mike Praises Fireman Who Lost Leg in Car Crash (Daily News)
    • Does that mean we’re not going to find out where it is after all?

    • AD

      Hey Ianqui. No, I’m planning on posting something before the end of the day. We have a winner!

    • moxieb

      …and RIP Fred the Cat, another carnage victim this week.

      http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/08/11/kitten.obit.ap/index.html

    • It’s like a massinve crime wave or something. If the subway killed this many people it’d be shut down.

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