Dallas, TX Accidents

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One dead in Friday motorcycle crash, Haltom City police say

Haltom City police are investigating a fatal collision between a motorcycle and an SUV at the intersection of East Belknap Street and Layton Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Friday. The motorcyclist, a 64-year-old man, died in the crash, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s case records. The passengers in the...
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Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash in Grand Prairie

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred Wednesday afternoon in the 8100 block of Lake Ridge Parkway killing a motorcycle rider. At approximately 5:45 p.m., a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on Lake Ridge when the operator lost control and struck a guardrail.
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Tragic accident claims life of Royse City ISD staff member

A tragic accident claimed the life of a Royse City ISD employee Monday morning. “With permission from the family, it is with disbelief and immense sadness that I share that Mrs. Melissa Williams, a Miss May Vernon Elementary staff member/crossing guard, was fatally struck by a vehicle in a terrible accident this morning during student drop off,” said Superintendent Kevin Worthy.

Plane Makes Belly Landing in Hillsboro

A pilot from Texas was able to walk away after he was forced to make a rough landing at a small airport in Central Kansas. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 69-year-old Perry Proffitt from Keller, Texas, was flying a 1964 Beechcraft single-engine fixed wing aircraft. The agency says as he was landing at Hillsboro Municipal Airport when the landing gear failed. The aircraft landed on its belly.
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Royse City ISD mourns loss of cherished crossing guard fatally struck by vehicle

Royse City ISD is mourning the death of an employee who was fatally struck by a car this week while she was working as a crossing guard. The Fate Department of Public Safety said a motorist hit the crossing guard — identified by the district as Melissa Williams — around 7:30 a.m. Monday near Miss May Vernon Elementary School in the 100 block of Miss May Drive. The school is in Fate but is part of Royse City ISD.

Fire destroys Dallas home that was being renovated

DALLAS - Firefighters put out a large fire overnight at a home in northwest Dallas. The home on Midway Road near Forest Lane was being renovated. The woman who lives there was staying in a trailer nearby. She said her dogs started barking around 3 a.m. Thursday, which alerted her...

Crane operator recovering after gruesome accident

MANSFIELD, Texas (KTEN) -- Eddie Garcia has been in the construction business for 28 years. On July 15, he was in his first accident while working on a job at the Martin Marietta quarry in Johnston County. In a matter of seconds, Garcia, 48, was trapped by a toppled crane.

Fire Causes Major Damage to North Dallas Home Under Renovation

Dallas (WBAP/KLIF) – A North Texas woman who was living in a trailer outside her home while it was being renovated, woke up to find her 2-story home in flames overnight. The two-story home was heavily engulfed in flames when Dallas Fire Rescue arrived around 3 a. m. The woman...

Driver arrested for intoxication manslaughter in Howe fatal crash

HOWE, Texas (KXII) - A Missouri man was killed and a Dallas man was arrested for intoxication manslaughter after a crash in Howe early Wednesday morning. Howe Police Department said a car was parked on the shoulder of southbound US-75 when it was hit from behind by a second car at approximately 2:30 a.m.
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Building Damaged, Cats Rescued in Wylie Apartment Fire

An apartment building in Wylie is damaged after a fire on Wednesday morning. According to the Wylie Fire Department, the incident occurred at 1315 West Brown Street at approximately 4:10 a.m. Officials said a three story apartment building had smoke showing on the third floor. The sprinkler system was able...

Woman struck and killed by a vehicle at Dallas Love Field

A woman has died after being struck by a vehicle at Dallas Love Field this morning. Just before 2 a.m. Dallas police received 911 calls saying someone was down on Herb Kelleher Way just inside the airport entrance off Mockingbird. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and found the woman dead at the...