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Drunken 'Walking Dead' watching reportedly leads to fatal 'zombie beating'

A murder suspect says he beat his friend to death because that friend was turning into a zombie and tried to bite him. Yikes.

By October 26, 2015

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Cause of fatal 2014 SpaceShipTwo crash determined by NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board releases its final report on the October 31 crash that killed one of two pilots on the test flight over the Mojave Desert.

By July 28, 2015

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Uber settles lawsuit over fatal SF crash that killed girl

Crash that claimed the life of a 6-year-old raised questions about passenger safety on ride-hailing services.

By July 14, 2015

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Judge bans woman from using cell phone after fatal crash

Technically Incorrect: A Michigan woman was distracted by her phone when she hit and killed a cyclist. A judge decides her phone is a privilege, not a right.

By June 4, 2015

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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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Google's self-driving cars tear up 3 million miles a day

Computer simulation creates "thousands of variations" of driving patterns, enabling Google's engineers to quickly test tweaks across millions of virtual miles.

By February 2, 2016

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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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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