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After fatal Lyft crash, insurance coverage questions arise

A Lyft passenger was killed in an accident near Sacramento, Calif., over the weekend, but it looks like the ride-sharing service's insurance will cover it.

By November 3, 2014

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Police: Man sent up drone to view fatal crash scene

Connecticut police say the FAA is investigating a drone equipped with a camera that appeared over the scene of a car crash. Was it being used for commercial or even journalistic purposes?

By February 7, 2014

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Trucker said viewing women on Facebook at time of fatal crash

A fuel tanker driver in Arizona is allegedly so distracted by his cell phone that he loses control of his vehicle. Police have released dashcam video in an attempt to prove their case.

By November 3, 2013

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Facebook's Sandberg says she had planned to be aboard reportedly fatal flight

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posts to the social network, saying she was originally planning on taking an Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, that wound up crashing at San Francisco's main airport. Two people have reportedly died as a result of the crash.

By July 6, 2013

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Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.

By October 28, 2014

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Smarter driver: How fast are the drivers in your state? And why it matters

Some states have much faster speed limits -- and real driving speeds -- than others. Is there a correlation to driving fatalities? Brian Cooley explains.

By September 15, 2014

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Police accused of erasing cell phone footage of fatal beating

A woman says that she warned police she was filming a fatal encounter between six of them and another man. She says police took her phone before she could post the video to the Web. There are now suggestions the footage was deleted.

By May 15, 2013

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Earbuds, freight train a fatal mix for pedestrian, police say

Authorities in Maryland say a 37-year-old man walked down railway tracks while shutting out the world and was hit by a train, despite the conductor's warning signal.

By May 11, 2013

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Pilot's texting at issue in fatal crash of medical helicopter

Evidence from the 2011 crash of an emergency medical helicopter in Missouri shows that before the accident, the pilot was texting about a dinner date. The crash killed four people.

By April 9, 2013

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iPhone 5S vs. train goes exactly like you'd expect

YouTube channel TechRax wonders if an iPhone 5S can survive being run over by a train. Spoiler alert: No, it can't.

By July 24, 2014