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Western Advocate
$220m per km: Transport leaks resurface to reveal secret light rail reportCabinet was told the benefits of replacing rail with light rail were low as hal
Western Advocate / Posted a minute ago
Cabinet was told the benefits of replacing rail with light rail were low as half the costs, new leaked document reveals. A fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle railway... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Editorial Rdpextension, a loss for them. They marshaled support from the Los Angeles Times,
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 12 minutes ago
extension, a loss for them. They marshaled support from the Los Angeles Times, among others. The Save-the-Delta crowd, who rail against the state's Delta-draining WaterFix, dislikes any plan that doesn't end with the Delta getting more water - even... Read more
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The Mercury News
Community groups laud proposed living wage, local hire agreement at Port of Oakland warehouse complexbe the first building developed on former Oakland Army Base land. The Port of O
The Mercury News / Posted 17 minutes ago
be the first building developed on former Oakland Army Base land. The Port of Oakland last year opened a new, $285 million rail yard, which can accommodate increased freight traffic and will serve the CenterPoint logistics warehouse, among other... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Walking a fine lineBarrie's waterfront. The 80-year-old city resident says some of the benches th
Barrie Examiner / Posted 25 minutes ago
Barrie's waterfront. The 80-year-old city resident says some of the benches there are too low for him and have no hand rails to ease him in and out of a recline. “They look fantastic, but they're about 12 inches high and have no arm rests on... Read more
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The Courier
59-Minute Ballarat: let’s make it happenfor a city less than 120 kilometres from Melbourne. Committee for Ballarat cha
The Courier / Posted 33 minutes ago
for a city less than 120 kilometres from Melbourne. Committee for Ballarat chairman Janet Dore. “Since the Regional Rail Link has gone in and the huge growth to the west of Melbourne has been continuing we've found that we’re having to... Read more
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Canberra Times
$220 million per kilometre: Sydney to Newcastle rail line rejig to burn cashA fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two
Canberra Times / Posted 39 minutes ago
A fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle railway line was taken before costing the light rail replacement and without an assessment of costs and benefits. The... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Seven things we know from the full Liverpool Council meetingwas a tense atmosphere as protesters staged a demonstration outside Liverpool’s
Liverpool Echo / Posted 44 minutes ago
was a tense atmosphere as protesters staged a demonstration outside Liverpool’s full council meeting this evening to rail against “the chaotic, undemocratic failure” of Mayor Anderson’s administration. But in the council chamber it was very... Read more
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NZCity
Union welcomes train graffiti inquirystation in Mt Albert on Sunday afternoon, covering the sides of two carriages w
NZCity / Posted 51 minutes ago
station in Mt Albert on Sunday afternoon, covering the sides of two carriages with paint while passengers were inside. The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says the investigation is warranted because public safety should be paramount. General... Read more
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WALB Albany
Former MARTA Senior Director of Operations pleads guilty to orchestrating false invoice scheme, stealing $500kto its Senior Director of Operations position. In that role, Erves oversaw main
WALB Albany / Posted 53 minutes ago
to its Senior Director of Operations position. In that role, Erves oversaw maintenance of all of MARTA’s buses and rail cars and had the authority to approve payments up to $10,000 to vendors for work performed on behalf of MARTA. Erves... Read more
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Philly.com
This lawyer had a simple mission: 'Create a music festival that highlights Philadelphia music, food and beer'Philly than “Jenkintown-Wyncote,” on Harmony Woods’ inaccurately titled Nothing
Philly.com / Posted 53 minutes ago
Philly than “Jenkintown-Wyncote,” on Harmony Woods’ inaccurately titled Nothing Special that may be the greatest regional rail love song ever written. Upstairs at 8 p.m. Friday. Skull Eclipses. The debut live performance by Philly rapper producer... Read more
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NBC Chicago
CTA Worker Injured After Touching Third RailA CTA worker was injured when she made contact with the electrified third rail
NBC Chicago / Posted 59 minutes ago
A CTA worker was injured when she made contact with the electrified third rail Wednesday morning on the North Side. The flagger was holding a piece of metal equipment near the Wilson station at 4620 N. Broadway about 9:50 a.m. when she inadvertently... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Newcastle light rail will cost $220m per kilometre, documents revealNewcastle light rail to cost $220 million per kilometre, according to Cabinet d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Newcastle light rail to cost $220 million per kilometre, according to Cabinet documents A figure of about $220 million per kilometre is the price of building and operating Newcastle's new light rail, according to cabinet-in-confidence papers seen by... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Victor schools cutting ribbon on new concession standthe field,” he said. “The concession stand was designed to overlook the field,
MPNnow.com / Posted an hour ago
the field,” he said. “The concession stand was designed to overlook the field, provide a viewing area with protective guide rail and steps to the field to help fans navigate down to the field more easily.” Ground was broken on the new facility in... Read more
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The Border Mail
$220m per km: Transport leaker resurfaces to reveal secret light rail reportNEWS - Investigations along the old rail corridor (new light rail corridor) nea
The Border Mail / Posted an hour ago
NEWS - Investigations along the old rail corridor (new light rail corridor) near 175 Scott Street, have uncovered what is belived to be the 1872 Market Street boat harbour. 11th AUGUST 2017 - PHOTO BY MARINA NEIL - NEWCASTLE HERALD A fresh NSW... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
$1M CN rail project to bring relief to Ferndale residents from loud train horns.About $1 million is being spent at three CN Railroad crossings in Ferndale to c
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted an hour ago
About $1 million is being spent at three CN Railroad crossings in Ferndale to create Quiet Zones and bring nearby residential neighbors relief from train whistles. CN has a massive intermodal terminal in Ferndale near Eight Mile Road east of... Read more
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The Age
$220 million per kilometre: Sydney to Newcastle rail line rejig to burn cashA fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two
The Age / Posted an hour ago
A fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle railway line was taken before costing the light rail replacement and without an assessment of costs and benefits. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
$220 million per kilometre: Sydney to Newcastle rail line rejig to burn cashA fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
A fresh NSW transport leak reveals that the decision to shut down the last two kilometres of the Sydney to Newcastle railway line was taken before costing the light rail replacement and without an assessment of costs and benefits. The... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Is this Seattle bus stop the worst in America?bus stop in south Seattle, one that spits riders out onto a narrow tongue of gr
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 hours ago
bus stop in south Seattle, one that spits riders out onto a narrow tongue of grass between the roadway and active railroad tracks, the worst bus stop in the United States? It’s in the running. At least according to one very unscientific... Read more
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New Kerala
Heavy rains batter Mumbai, rail, air services adversely affected - newkerala news #273313which has led to water-logging in many areas, has stalled the lives of its resi
New Kerala / Posted 2 hours ago
which has led to water-logging in many areas, has stalled the lives of its residents in more than one way. The Western Railways has cancelled five trains till now. As many as six trains were cancelled and two others were diverted on the Central... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Gilbert: Detroit a 'legit contender' for Amazonbeing within 30 miles of a population center, 45 minutes of an international ai
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 hours ago
being within 30 miles of a population center, 45 minutes of an international airport and access to mass transit such as rail, train, subway or bus routes. The company is open to considering buildings of 500,000 square feet or more in size, a... Read more
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Philly.com
DRPA makes moves to reopen Franklin Square ghost stationand work. The expectation of that growing demand for PATCO service also is prom
Philly.com / Posted 2 hours ago
and work. The expectation of that growing demand for PATCO service also is prompting the DRPA to study ways to optimize the rail service’s capacity, Hanson said. The DRPA has been estimating that it will cost between $27 million and $28 million to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Will Amazon bypass the Triangle because of mass transit?mass transit. Are Triangle cities out of luck? | News & Observer A concept ill
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
mass transit. Are Triangle cities out of luck? | News & Observer A concept illustration shows what a Durham-Orange Light-Rail Transit station might look like in downtown Durham. Economic developers hope that the Triangle’s plans for future mass... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Work to begin on Route 743 between Elizabethtown and Route 441 in East Donegal Townshipremoval of the top layer of asphalt and replacement with a 3-inch bituminous ov
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 hours ago
removal of the top layer of asphalt and replacement with a 3-inch bituminous overlay, center-line rumble strips, guide rail replacement, and new signage, PennDOT says. The $2.7 million project was awarded to Pennsy Supply Inc. of Annville,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kim Kardashian parades her slimmed-down figure in barely-there bikiniher pal Making sure it's all in place: The newly minted blonde pulled at her s
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
her pal Making sure it's all in place: The newly minted blonde pulled at her string bikini as she stood near the glass rail The most famous backside in the world: Here Kim proved that her bottom is smooth as she wore a very risque suit 'I'm,... Read more
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NJ Biz
Monmouth Real Estate acquires industrial building for $18.3Mat another facility and we are very pleased to grow this relationship through t
NJ Biz / Posted 4 hours ago
at another facility and we are very pleased to grow this relationship through this new acquisition. This building has full rail access and is adjacent to one of their largest manufacturing plants in the nation,” Michael P. Landy, CEO and president,... Read more
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Northern Echo
Care home resident, 85, who swallowed bleach tablets waited 3 hours for ambulancerooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam sa
Northern Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
rooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam said she was cleaning mess from a dado rail when she spotted him with the tub. "It was so fast, he had put his hand in the jar, grabbed the tablets and put them in... Read more
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New Kerala
Dharmendra Pradhan visits Kazakhstan for 13th Inter-Governmental Commission meeting - newkerala news #273491of expanding the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) by linkin
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
of expanding the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC) by linking it to the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran rail link. INSTC has already become operational by agreeing to conduct a dry run feasibility study on the Railway Link. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India gets first high-power electric locomotive for freight trains from Franceby next year. The bodyshell for the fleet of the twin-section electric locomot
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
by next year. The bodyshell for the fleet of the twin-section electric locomotives which Alstom is to supply to Indian Railways was unloaded at Haldia, ready for delivery to the factory at Madhepura where it will be assembled. 2/Arrival of the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Firing at SSB camp in J-K’s Ramban, one jawan killed, another injuredan SSB camp in Banihal belt of Ramban district this evening,” he said. He said
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 hours ago
an SSB camp in Banihal belt of Ramban district this evening,” he said. He said one security man was killed and another injured in the firing. SSB is deployed in the area for protection of a construction company involved in setting up of rail tunn... Read more
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Daily Mail
Toddler is dragged along by a concrete mixer over 100 feetBtime, the three-year-old boy had been sitting at the back of his mother's moto
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
Btime, the three-year-old boy had been sitting at the back of his mother's motorcycle. However, he got hooked onto a guard rail of the concrete mixer truck and was dragged along the road for over 100 feet. The driver stopped as he heard onlookers... Read more
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Daily Mail
How climate change will affect our ROADSbeing seen. For instance, a toxic smog hit parts of Britain in July causing co
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
being seen. For instance, a toxic smog hit parts of Britain in July causing councils to deal with roads melting and rail lines buckling amid soaring temperatures. Tarmac turned into a liquid mess in Surrey, Cambridge, Manchester and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
MRT maintenance provider sues DoTr execs over P176-M delayed paymentsMANILA, Philippine — Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI), the maintenance provider
Pilipino Star / Posted 5 hours ago
MANILA, Philippine — Busan Universal Rail Inc. (BURI), the maintenance provider of Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line 3, Wednesday filed graft and ethics violation complaints against Department of Transportation (DoTr) Undersecretary for Railways Cesar... Read more
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Weston Mercury
Railway tour raises thousands for Weston Hospicecare Members of Bob Smart's family at Weston Hospicecare. A railway journey aroun
Weston Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
Members of Bob Smart's family at Weston Hospicecare. A railway journey around Somerset’s sights raised £7,400 for Weston Hospicecare in memory of Bob Smart. To send a link to this page you must... Read more
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express
Scottish Labour MSP’s family firm doesn’t pay minimum wage to staff as it's 'voluntary'hall in Glasgow. The 55-year-old Central Scotland MSP, a keen supporter of Mr
express / Posted 5 hours ago
hall in Glasgow. The 55-year-old Central Scotland MSP, a keen supporter of Mr Corbyn, won the backing of train drivers’ union Aslef. The Transport and Salaried Staffs’ Association rail union is already supporting his leadership bid.Related arti... Read more
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chroniclelive
Have your say on future of abandoned Ashington site earmarked for new council HQof Hirst Park and that the county council has committed funds to further develo
chroniclelive / Posted 5 hours ago
of Hirst Park and that the county council has committed funds to further develop the £190m Ashington to Newcastle passenger rail connection. The future for Ashington and the surrounding area is definitely exciting.” Details of the consultation,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Care home called 999 five times before ambulance was sent outrooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam sa
chroniclelive / Posted 5 hours ago
rooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam said she was cleaning mess from a dado rail when she spotted him with the tub. “It was so fast, he had put his hand in the jar, grabbed the tablets and put them in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: Australia must stay out of war against N Koreamanipulations. Warwick Davis, Isaacs A slow train to Canberra I note recent c
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
manipulations. Warwick Davis, Isaacs A slow train to Canberra I note recent correspondence about the Sydney-Canberra rail link, including the letter from Stan Marks (Letters, September20). My uncle (Warwick St John Lake) served in the AIF in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Liberals float rates concessions as compensation for Mitchell tradersA Canberra Liberals bid to explore a rates concession as compensation for Mitch
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
A Canberra Liberals bid to explore a rates concession as compensation for Mitchell traders impacted by light rail construction has been shot down in the ACT Legislation Assembly. Businesses in the area have been hard hit by the intense construction... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra Times Letters to the Editor: A slow train to CanberraI note recent correspondence about the Sydney-Canberra rail link, including the
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
I note recent correspondence about the Sydney-Canberra rail link, including the letter from Stan Marks (Letters, September20). My uncle (Warwick St John Lake) served in the AIF in WWI. This is an extract from one of his letters written while on... Read more
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Canberra Times
Sydney's northern neighbour, Newcastle, challenging on affordability and amenitya record $1 billion-plus in building approvals, a massive $650 million state go
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
a record $1 billion-plus in building approvals, a massive $650 million state government infrastructure spend with a light rail system and CBD upgrade … the city of Newcastle is surging ahead. And with prices of homes roughly half those in Sydney,... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Translink report suggests $50 million Abbotsford rail crossingstudy has floated the possibility of a $50 million Marshall Road upgrade that c
Maple Ridge News / Posted 6 hours ago
study has floated the possibility of a $50 million Marshall Road upgrade that could help mitigate the effects of increasing rail traffic through central Abbotsford. The project is still far from becoming a reality, but Mike Kelly, the city’s... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man, 85, who swallowed bleach tablets waited three hours for ambulancerooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam sa
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 hours ago
rooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam said she was cleaning mess from a dado rail when she spotted him with the tub. “It was so fast, he had put his hand in the jar, grabbed the tablets and put them in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Cianbro faces fines for Sarah Long Bridge delayof having the entire project complete, which entails removing the construction
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
of having the entire project complete, which entails removing the construction trestle adjacent the bridge, installing railroad tracks and landscaping on both sides of the bridge. Taylor said he expects the entire project to be finished before... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man, 85, who swallowed bleach tablets waited three hours for ambulancerooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam sa
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
rooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam said she was cleaning mess from a dado rail when she spotted him with the tub. “It was so fast, he had put his hand in the jar, grabbed the tablets and put them in... Read more
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Daily Record
Dumfriesshire gardening volunteer honoured for his work at railway stationshas been given a new honour for his remarkable community work. The 60-year-old
Daily Record / Posted 6 hours ago
has been given a new honour for his remarkable community work. The 60-year-old, who has helped make Dumfries and Gretna railway stations look blooming beautiful through plant displays and much more, involving local groups, has been made an... Read more
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The Herald News
State to build new South Coast Rail station in Middleboro– A new train station at Pilgrim Junction in Middleboro is the best option for
The Herald News / Posted 6 hours ago
– A new train station at Pilgrim Junction in Middleboro is the best option for Phase 1 of South Coast Rail, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation said in a written announcement Monday. Middleboro and Lakeville... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sika wants to step up acquisition drivewith revenues of around 50 million francs. Sika, which makes chemicals used in
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
with revenues of around 50 million francs. Sika, which makes chemicals used in construction projects like the Gotthard rail tunnel under the Alps, could spend up to 1 billion francs (US$1 billion) per year, Schuler told Reuters in an interview,... Read more
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The News and Star
Man, 85, who swallowed bleach tablets waited three hours for ambulancerooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam sa
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
rooms to pinch chocolates despite his diabetes. Senior carer Jennifer Bolam said she was cleaning mess from a dado rail when she spotted him with the tub. “It was so fast, he had put his hand in the jar, grabbed the tablets and put them in... Read more
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birminghammail
Train bomb terror as man 'threatened to kill everyone'which was on board the train has been examined and found to not be suspicious.
birminghammail / Posted 6 hours ago
which was on board the train has been examined and found to not be suspicious. "The station has reopened and officers and rail staff are working to resume train services. The public are thanked for their patience. "A 32-year-old man has been... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Police identify man killed in crashdriving westbound on the road in a small sport utility vehicle when he veered t
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 6 hours ago
driving westbound on the road in a small sport utility vehicle when he veered to the right and left the roadway. The SUV hit a guard rail and several trees before plunging about 20 feet down an embankment and coming to rest on its side in a creek b... Read more
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