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Serious crashes mar holiday weekend

There were two bad, one-vehicle accidents in Connecticut in the early hours of Saturday — in Trumbull and New Britain, both involving 19-year-old drivers — but the state avoided holiday weekend traffic deaths, state police said today. ACCIDENTS: State police investigated 275, two with serious injuries, from Friday...
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CT saw 4 fatal motorcycle crashes in a week, and deaths have risen nationwide. A Hartford trauma doc calls it ‘an inordinate amount of fatalities.’

On Friday, the 82nd Sturgis Motorcycle Rally begins in South Dakota, the largest rally in the country, lasting 10 days. It attracted more than 500,000 people last year and safety is a very clear component. But while motorcycle riding is as popular as ever, deaths and injuries of motorcyclists also are rising, and both can be devastating, according to Dr. Jonathan Gates, chief of trauma surgery ...
HARTFORD, CT
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Loved Ones Honor Connecticut Couple Killed In Worcester Rollover Crash

Tributes are pouring in for a Connecticut couple who lost their lives in a rollover crash in central Massachusetts last week. Luc Morin, age 65, and Christine Banavige, age 52, both of New Britain, died when their pickup truck was struck and rolled over on I-290 in Worcester on Saturday, July 30. The couple was apparently heading to their cabin in Maine, according to a GoFundMe organized in their honor.
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After mountain hiker dies, rescuers carry body nearly a mile

Editor’s Note: WTNH previously reported that the man who died was from Connecticut. The New Hampshire Conservation Officer confirmed that the man who died was from Missouri. CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say a rescue group had to carry a hiker’s body nearly a mile in freezing temperatures and high winds after the […]
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Police Identify Man, Woman From Conn. Killed in Crash on I-290 in Worcester

Two people died when their pickup truck rolled over in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 290 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Saturday morning, police said. The truck's occupants, a man and woman from New Britain, Connecticut, were found by troopers at the scene with serious injuries, and paramedics who arrived declared them dead, according to the Massachusetts State Police.
WORCESTER, MA

4 people killed in 3 separate crashes in Mass. over weekend

The victims were from Massachusetts and Connecticut. State police are investigating three separate crashes that occured in Massachusetts over the weekend, leaving four people dead. The crashes, which happened on Friday and Saturday, occurred in Chicopee, Malden and Worcester. The victims were from Massachusetts and Connecticut. In another crash in...
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