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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Following Up

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The Weekly Carnage

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Here is the third installment of our Weekly Carnage column, covering the tragic fatalities that inevitably result from a car-dependent society. This week there was a lot of family trauma. A 4-year-old girl loses her mother, father and sister. An 85-year-old man kills his presumed wife. An 18-year-old son kills his father. 4 Die on N.J. Turnpike […]

The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. We are publishing an abridged format this week and will return to the full format next Friday. Fatal Crashes (2 killed this […]

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

The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (1 killed this week, 98 this year, 14 drivers charged*) Corona: Twenty-Five-Year-Old Woman Killed By Minivan Driver While Crossing Corona […]

The Weekly Carnage

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Woman Pinned Under SUV Saved by UES Passers-By (Daily News) Hartford Man Killed By His Own Vehicle (Hartford Courtant) N.J. State Trooper Runs Stop Sign, Killing 2 Sisters (Star-Ledger) Husband Killed, Wife Injured in Crash on L.I.E. (Newsday) 2 Early Morning Crashes Send 9 to Hospital (Star-Ledger) 1996 Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Car Chase (Star-Ledger) Father Accused of […]