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Jul
2021
28

New York Jets assistant coach dies following bicycle accident

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp, 58, died Thursday after a bicycle accident that occurred five days earlier.

“While his family, friends and players still had so much to learn from him and desperately wished they had more time with him, God called an audible and wanted to go over the game plan directly with him. It will certainly be a masterpiece, just like Greg!” his family said in a statement on his death.

The incident happened near Knapp’s home in San Ramon, Calif., about 30 miles from Oakland. 

Knapp never regained consciousness in the five days after the crash. The driver, whose name has not been released, was not under the influence of drugs and is working with police in the investigation, ESPN reported.

Knapp was surrounded by his mother, wife, three daughters and brother when he died.

“Greg had such an inner peace about him that people always seemed to gravitate towards,” New York Jets coach Robert Saleh said in a statement. “He lived life in a loving way that helped him connect with people from all walks of life in a unique way.

“In his short time here, I believe the people in this organization had a chance to experience that connection. Greg, thank you for all that you have shared with us, you will be missed brother,” Saleh added.

Knapp joined the Jets at the beginning of the year as a passing-game specialist and has been with many teams over his coaching career that began in 1997.

“He was a tremendous football coach who achieved at the highest levels of our game, but more importantly he was a wonderful person who had the love, admiration and respect of those who were blessed to work with him,” Falcons owner Arthur Blank said in a statement. “Rest In Peace, Greg Knapp.”

Knapp was set to work with three young quarterbacks the Jets had and was going to travel to New Jersey just a few days after the incident to begin the season.

“In his short time with us, Greg had an immediate influence on those who had the pleasure of spending the smallest amount of time with him,” Jets chairman Woody Johnson’s statement reads. “His legacy is not only working with some of the brightest quarterbacks the league has ever seen, but the countless others across this world he has had an indelibly positive influence on.”

Jul
2021
25

Pedestrian struck by car later dies of injuries

A Millville man has died of his injuries following an accident earlier this month in Vineland.

A 32-year-old Vineland man was driving a car west on Hance Bridge Road near Panther Road shortly after 11 p.m. on July 9 when he struck William K. Harris, 25, of Millville.

Police believe Harris was in the roadway for an unknown reason and said he was wearing non-reflective clothing. There is a minimal roadway shoulder of only a few inches width in that area, police noted in their report.

Harris was unresponsive when emergency responders arrived and was airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

He remained hospitalized until he died of his injuries on Tuesday, police said.

No charges have been filed against the driver, but the case remains under investigation.

Harris was walking home from work when he was struck, according to a manager at Eastlyn Golf Course and The Greenview Inn in Vineland, who created a GoFundMe drive to help with his medical bills.

Harris worked there and at the Double Eagle Saloon in Vineland, Dina Matias said in her fundraiser, which had collected more than $13,000 as of Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Vineland Police Officer Agustin Santiago at 856-691-4111, ext. 4247.

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Jul
2021
15

Sebastian Woman Dies in Bicycle Crash on CR-512

Accident in Sebastian

On Friday night, between 9 and 10 p.m., a 78-year-old woman died Friday after her bicycle collided with a pickup truck on County Road 512 in Sebastian.

Initially, the Sebastian Police Department said it was a hit and run homicide because the driver of the pickup truck, a 52-year-old man, left the scene, but later returned.

The collision occurred between Delaware and Easy Street on CR-512. The investigation is still active.

The cyclist and driver have not been publicly identified.

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Jul
2021
14

Woman on bicycle dies in Sebastian Florida crash; IRCSO investigates

SEBASTIAN — A bicyclist was struck and killed Friday night on Sebastian Boulevard, according to the Sebastian Police Department and the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office. 

The incident happened between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the boulevard between Easy Street and Delaware Avenue, authorities said. 

Deputies described the bicyclist as a 78-year-old woman. She collided with a pickup driven by a 52-year-old man, the Sheriff’s Office said. The man left the scene, but later returned, deputies said. 

Neither the names of the woman nor the driver have been released.

The Sheriff’s Office is the lead investigative agency for the case, said Sebastian Police spokesman Capt. Timothy Wood. 

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Jun
2020
6

Woman dies after crash with truck near Wichita, KS: Sheriff

Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday:

A woman has died after a delivery truck ran a stop sign and crashed into her SUV, officials said.

Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Tim Myers told The Eagle on Thursday that Linda Keller died after being hurt in a crash Monday afternoon in the northwest part of the county. She was 60 years old and from Cheney.

A sheriff’s office accident report states that Keller was eastbound on 21st Street as Ray Crook was northbound on 247th Street West. Crook’s vehicle “ran the stop sign” and struck the passenger side of Keller’s vehicle.

Keller was taken to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis hospital in critical condition. Crook was taken to the same hospital in serious condition.

Photos from the scene showed a Cintas box truck had caught fire during the wreck.

No citations have been issued and the crash remains under investigation, Myers said.

Original story:

At least two people were hurt and taken to a hospital after a crash Monday afternoon in northwest Sedgwick County.

Emergency crews were called at around 1:30 p.m. to an injury accident at 21st Street North and 247th Street West, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. One patient was reported to be in critical condition, and a second was in serious condition.

The intersection, which is northwest of Goddard, is blocked. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the wreck.

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May
2020
29

2-year-old dies after being hit by vehicle near Bentley

SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KWCH) Mondday, December 9, 2019 – Morning

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The family of a two-year-old backed over and killed in a home accident over the weekend has identified the child as Fernando Martinez.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said the toddler died at the hospital less than an hour after the accident.

A Go Fund Me has been set up to help the family cover funeral costs.

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Monday, December 9, 2019 – Morning

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office says a little boy who was backed over during a home accident has died from his injuries.

The accident happened Sunday around 2:37 p.m. in the 12000 block of west 101st St. N., near Bentley.

A driver reported backing a vehicle out of a building and striking a two-year-old child.

EMS transported the boy to Wesley Hospital. He died at 3:34 p.m.

“Our thoughts are with the family during this tragic time,” said the sheriff’s office in a release.

The incident is currently under investigation. The sheriff’s office is not releasing the boy’s name at this time.

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

A two-year-old child is critically hurt after being hit by a vehicle Sunday near Bentley.

The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just before 3 p.m. at a home in the 12300 W 101st St.

The sheriff’s office says the vehicle in the driveway of the home hit the child. An adult was behind the wheel.

“At this moment, I can’t give any further information on what the situation is. We’ve got quite a few investigators investigating the scene right now,” said Sgt. Matthew Lynch.

Deputies did not release any more information on the incident.

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May
2020
5

Man dies after being pinned underneath off-road vehicle

Man dies after being pinned underneath off-road vehicle

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TALMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies are investigating after a 76-year-old man from Marne crashed and died while trying to corral an escaped horse.

Authorities responded to the scene on Buchanan St. near Linden Dr. NW at around 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

The victim was trying to follow the horse in a side-by-side off-road vehicle (ORV) when he somehow lost control, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators say that’s when the ORV rolled over and pinned the driver to the ground.

First responders attempted but were unable to save his life.

Deputies are still investigating an exact cause of the crash.

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Apr
2020
16

Police investigating after 61-year-old woman dies in single-vehicle crash

Police investigating after 61-year-old woman dies in single-vehicle crash

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WACO, TX — The Waco Police Department said that a 61-year-old woman is dead after a crash in Waco.

The driver of the vehicle, 65, is being detained. Police are investigating to see if he was intoxicated at the time of the crash.

They said the crash was a single vehicle crash near Harlem and Dallas.

The passenger was ejected from the vehicle during the crash.

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Apr
2020
10

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by car in Spartanburg County, troopers say

UP IN A FEW MINUTES. GEOFF: THANK YOU. A PEDESTRIAN HAS DIED ONE DAY AFTER THEY WERE HIT BY A CAR IN SPARTANBURG COUNTY. TROOPERS SAY THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED ON WOOD STREET, JUST OUTSIDE OF SPARTANBURG AROUND 11:30 P.M. MONDAY. THE PEDESTRIAN WAS TAKEN BY EMS TO A HOSPITAL, WHERE THEY DIED TUESDAY. TROOPERS SAY NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN F

Pedestrian dies in hospital after being hit by car in Spartanburg County, troopers say

John Maurice Wesley died Wednesday morning


A pedestrian died after he was hit by a car in Spartanburg County, according to highway patrol troopers.Trooper Joe Hovis says the accident happened on Wood Street, just outside of Spartanburg around 11:30 p.m. Monday.Hovis says a 2012 Nissan was traveling east on Wood Street, when it hit a pedestrian in the roadway.The pedestrian was taken by EMS to Spartanburg Medical Center, and died Wednesday morning. No charges have been filed, according to Hovis.The coroner identified the victim as John Maurice Wesley, 50, of Spartanburg. He died of blunt force trauma.

A pedestrian died after he was hit by a car in Spartanburg County, according to highway patrol troopers.

Trooper Joe Hovis says the accident happened on Wood Street, just outside of Spartanburg around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

Hovis says a 2012 Nissan was traveling east on Wood Street, when it hit a pedestrian in the roadway.

The pedestrian was taken by EMS to Spartanburg Medical Center, and died Wednesday morning.

No charges have been filed, according to Hovis.

The coroner identified the victim as John Maurice Wesley, 50, of Spartanburg.

He died of blunt force trauma.

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