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)
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    The Weekly Carnage

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    Fatal Crashes (14 Killed This Week; 458 Killed This Year) Photo: G.N. Miller/New York Post Manhattan: DWI Driver Kills Delivery Worker (NY Post, Newsday) Yonkers, N.Y.: Driveway Death as Car Rolls Over Owner (Journal News, Newsday) Related: Car May Have Been Out of Gear (Journal News)  Bedford Hills, N.Y.: Driver, 20, Charged After His Brother Dies (Journal News) Newark: Pedestrian Killed (NJ.com) […]

    The Weekly Carnage

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    The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up (a day early this week due to the holiday) of motor vehicle mayhem across the metro region. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week,43 Killed This Year*, 6 Drivers Charged**) Brooklyn: 72-Year-Old Cyclist […]

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    The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (6 Killed This Week; 17 This Year; No Drivers Charged*) Harlem: Pedro Santiago, 45, Crushed on Bicycle by MTA Bus Driver; “No Criminality” […]

    The Weekly Carnage

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    The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week; 213 This Year; 15 Drivers Charged*) Woodside: Noshat Nahian, 8, Struck by Unlicensed Tractor-Trailer Driver in Northern Boulevard Crosswalk While […]

    The Weekly Carnage

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    This is the debut of a new Streetsblog feature called "The Weekly Carnage." Every Friday morning we will tally up and present the previous week’s motor vehicle mayhem throughout the region — deaths, injuries and property destruction. It’s a grim accounting but we feel like someone’s got to do it. Staten Island Man Dies in Wrong-Way Crash on […]