The Weekly Carnage

Fatal Crashes (22 Killed in 2 Weeks; 111 Killed This Year)

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Injuries, Arrests and Property Damage

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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) […]

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Fatal Crashes (11 Deaths This Week) Greenlawn, L.I.: Body of Man, 26, Discovered in Burning Vehicle (Newsday) Queens: Congressman Crowley Aide, 74, Kills Friend in Crash (NY Post) Related: Aide Facing DWI Charges (Daily News) Related: Family Won’t Hold Driver Responsible for DWI Death (Daily News) Queens: 12-Year-Old Boy Killed in Hit-and-Run (Daily News) Related: Man Arrested […]

The Weekly Carnage – Belated Edition

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Sorry for posting this later than usual. This week, the Nassau County district attorney won a rare murder conviction against a DWI driver in a trial that received a lot of attention. "We would hope that this verdict sends a message that if you drink and drive and kill someone, you will be prosecuted for murder," the […]

S.I. Ped Killings Cause Some to Ask, What’s an “Accident?”

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Rev. Lyle Guttu, a fixture at Staten Island’s Wagner College since 1972, was struck by an SUV in the West Brighton neighborhood of Staten Island last Saturday. He died Sunday evening. The Staten Island Advance reports: Guttu was crossing Bement, heading east from Chase Manhattan Bank at around 2:40 p.m. Saturday, when he was struck […]

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Tom Nycz/The Journal News Fatal Crashes (19 Killed This Week; 402 Killed This Year) Chappaqua, N.Y.: Pedestrian, 61, Killed on Way to Starbucks (Journal News) Lindenhurst, L.I.: Mother Runs Over 5-Year-Old Son (AP/Daily News) Related: Officer Notes "It’s Just a Tragic Accident" (Newsday) Staten Island: Car Rear Ended, Bursts Into Flames, Killing Driver (S.I. Advance) Secaucus, N.J.: […]

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Fatal Crashes (19 Dead This Week; 5 Dead This Year) New Jersey: 9 Die Across State in a Long Weekend of Crashes (Star-Ledger) Related: NYC Officer, 2 Daughters Killed as SUV Veers Off Highway (Daily News) Related: SUV Rams Sedan, Killing 2 in North Bergen (NYT) Bronx: Man Drives SUV Into Crowd, Kills Boxer, Flees (NYT) Related: Victim Savored […]