ACCIDENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACCIDENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Semis collide, close down Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206641-78/semi-canyon-fork-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206641-78/semi-canyon-fork-highway.html.csp">Semis collide, close down Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T16:47:53.701-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Highway 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon was restricted to one lane of traffic for most of the day Monday after a multi-vehicle accident left a semi-trailer rig on its side, and a load of french fries on the asphalt. Spanish Fork police Lt. Matt Johnson said a series of accidents began when a passenger car attempted to enter the highway at 10:36 a.m. from Powerhouse Road, near the mouth of the canyon. The semi hauling the potatoes attempted to avoid collision, clipping the car’s front end, but the big ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206641@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:47:53 MDT Two children helicoptered to hospital after I-15 rollover in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58197993-78/hopper-hospital-vehicle-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58197993-78/hopper-hospital-vehicle-utah.html.csp">Two children helicoptered to hospital after I-15 rollover in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T15:44:00.553-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two children were flown to hospital by medical helicopter Friday morning after a vehicle in which they were traveling in rolled over on Interstate 15 in Millard County. A Chevy Trailblazer carrying two adults and six children rolled over when the driver overcorrected to the right after the vehicle drifted left, said Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Lawrence Hopper. A 10-year-old boy was ejected from the vehicle during the rollover. The boy and a 3-year-old girl were taken by helicopter to Primary Chi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197993@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:44:00 MDT Clinton man dies in freak drill-bit accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195598-78/drill-fell-police-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195598-78/drill-fell-police-wednesday.html.csp">Clinton man dies in freak drill-bit accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.473-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Clinton man died after he fell and a drill pierced his heart on Wednesday. Scott Nathan Johnson, who was in his early 20s, was drilling floors onto trailers Wednesday afternoon at his work, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., near 1100 S. 1000 West in Clearfield, when the accident occurred, police said Thursday. “For some reason he tripped or fell ... just a four-foot fall, and when he fell, a drill bit he was holding entered into his chest,” said Clearfield Assistant Police Chief Mike Stenqui...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195598@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Ex-prosecutor asks for pardon in fatal GM crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191923-79/anderson-caused-crash-dixon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191923-79/anderson-caused-crash-dixon.html.csp">Ex-prosecutor asks for pardon in fatal GM crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUAN A. LOZANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:19:01.593-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Houston • A former Texas prosecutor has asked the state to pardon a woman who pleaded guilty in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance, saying she now believes the accident was caused by a faulty General Motors ignition switch. Candice Anderson was driving a 2004 Saturn Ion in November 2004 when the car suddenly veered off a road and ran into a tree in Van Zandt County, southeast of Dallas. Her fiance, Gene Mikale Erickson, who was 25, was killed. Anderson, then 21, was severely hurt. Because t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919232014-07-16T17:19:01.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:19:01.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191923@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:19:01 MDT Monday on TV: Surviving in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58183076-63/abc-hurricane-katrina-orleans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58183076-63/abc-hurricane-katrina-orleans.html.csp">Monday on TV: Surviving in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T16:39:42.352-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 04:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hurricane Katrina has faded from memory for most of us, but not for the folks who live in New Orleans. Tonight on P.O.V. (9 p.m., PBS/Ch. 7), "Getting Back to Abnormal" looks at New Orleans post-Hurricane Katrina. And it's been a struggle. Elsewhere on TV ... The Bachelorette (7 p.m., ABC/Ch. 4): Andi and the remaining three bachelors visit the Dominican Republic. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (7 p.m., CW/Ch. 30): Mel B and Gary Anthony Williams are the guests. Major Crimes (7 and 9 p.m., TNT): A run...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183076@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:39:42 MDT Salt Lake City-owned bus flips in Grand Teton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177953-68/bus-park-national-grand.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177953-68/bus-park-national-grand.html.csp">Salt Lake City-owned bus flips in Grand Teton</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T08:52:26.172-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 08:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grand Teton National Park, Wyo. • Three people injured when a tourist bus flipped on its side while traveling through Grand Teton National Park remained in the hospital Saturday. Two were being treated at the Eastern Idaho Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho, where they were listed in fair condition Saturday, hospital spokesman Karen Connelly said. Another person remained at St. John’s Medical Center in Jackson, Wyoming, in good condition, Connelly said. “Luckily, clinically they’re all going t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581779532014-07-13T08:52:26.172-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-13T08:52:26.172-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177953@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:52:26 MDT Evidence issues delay case for Utah man charged in fatal hit-and-run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165146-78/orozco-allred-order-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165146-78/orozco-allred-order-police.html.csp">Evidence issues delay case for Utah man charged in fatal hit-and-run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:14:29.31-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Farmington • A defense attorney for a man accused of driving drunk and hitting and killing a pedestrian in Clearfield in May asked a judge for more time Wednesday to decide whether to set a trial date or resolve the case. Jose Antonio Cortez Orozco, 37, has pleaded not guilty in 2nd District Court to charges of second-degree felony automobile homicide in Kelly Allred’s May 20 death, along with charges of felony failure to stop for police, leaving the scene of an injury or fatal accident, and mis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165146@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:14:29 MDT Wednesday on TV: 'Extant' is definitely weird and maybe good http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58165599-63/cbs-duck-extant-investigate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58165599-63/cbs-duck-extant-investigate.html.csp">Wednesday on TV: 'Extant' is definitely weird and maybe good</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T11:00:02.458-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">CBS debuts the summer series Extant (8 p.m., Ch. 2) - which is sort of intriguing. Halle Berry stars as Molly Woods, an astronaut who spent the past year all alone in space and returns to Earth pregnant. Which is weird. So is the fact that she returns to her husband (Goran Visnjic, "ER") and their robot child (Pierce Gagnon). Really. There's weirdness and conspiracies and sort of stuff. But whether it pans out, only time - and a few more episodes - will tell. Elsewhere on TV ... World Cup soccer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165599@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:00:02 MDT Almirola wins rain-cut 400 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154172-77/chevrolet-112-accident-ford.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154172-77/chevrolet-112-accident-ford.html.csp">Almirola wins rain-cut 400</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK LONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Daytona Beach, Fla. • Aric Almirola has won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway, putting Richard Petty’s famed No. 43 in Victory Lane for the first time since 1999. Almirola’s unexpected win came on the same weekend Petty celebrated the 30th anniversary of his 200th win. Petty wasn’t around for the festivities, having already left Daytona during one of the many delays. He didn’t miss much considering steady rain put a slight damper on the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581541722014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T22:31:40.648-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154172@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Nephi man killed in demolition derby accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58151806-78/derby-steele-car-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58151806-78/derby-steele-car-accident.html.csp">Nephi man killed in demolition derby accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T22:04:47.617-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 10:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Nephi man was killed Saturday when he was struck by a car at the Delta Demolition Derby, the Millard County Sheriff’s Office said. The victim was Robert Steele, 50, who was serving as a visiting official at the derby, which was held at the Millard County fairgrounds, the sheriff’s office said in a written release. The accident occurred during a heat, which Steele was observing from behind a dirt berm, the release says. It says a derby car was struck by another car, which went over the berm a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58151806@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:04:47 MDT No jail for Utah man who caused fatal crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132426-78/guereca-accident-car-allen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58132426-78/guereca-accident-car-allen.html.csp">No jail for Utah man who caused fatal crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.796-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • First District Court Kevin Allen was prepared to hand down the maximum sentence — a year in jail — to Emiliano Duane Guereca, a 19-year-old Logan man who caused a fatal car crash last November. But, the judge told Guereca on Monday that he had changed his mind. It had nothing to do with anything Guereca had done — and everything to do with a letter written by the family of 72-year-old Duane Labrum, who was killed after Guereca hit his vehicle head-on while trying to pass a car. “I have b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132426@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Bicyclist killed when struck by car in Spanish Fork http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133033-78/fork-harwood-spanish-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133033-78/fork-harwood-spanish-accident.html.csp">Bicyclist killed when struck by car in Spanish Fork</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.683-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 68-year-old man riding his bicycle just outside Spanish Fork was struck and killed Monday morning. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said the victim, identified as Wayne Warner Harwood, of Spanish Fork, was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound on 1200 West near 8000 South about 5:30 a.m. Monday. Harwood, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene of the accident despite efforts by paramedics to revive him. No citations were issued while the cause of the accident was under investiga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58133033@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Utahn sentenced to prison in auto death of Caffe Ibis owner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129646-78/henson-wirth-driving-swink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129646-78/henson-wirth-driving-swink.html.csp">Utahn sentenced to prison in auto death of Caffe Ibis owner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.948-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • The life of Randy Wirth was “the exact opposite” of that of Alvin Henson, a Logan judge said Monday. Where Wirth worked hard in his small business and was selfless in his community activism, 1st District Judge Kevin Allen said Henson was selfish: a man who frequently drove drunk and had multiple DUI convictions. It was Henson’s selfishness, Allen said, that led to the April 10 crash that killed Wirth. “His voice was silence by this accident,” Allen told Henson before handing down the m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129646@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Utah woman missing after Colorado rafting accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129929-78/utah-raft-woman-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129929-78/utah-raft-woman-accident.html.csp">Utah woman missing after Colorado rafting accident</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The associated press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salida, Colo. • Authorities are looking for a 31-year-old Utah woman who was tossed from a raft in the Arkansas River near Salida and swept downstream by the swift current. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says Amanda Taylor, of Vernal, Utah, was with six others when the raft overturned as it went over a diversion dam Saturday night. Five people in the group made it to shore, and authorities rescued a 22 -year-old man who was found clinging to the overturned raft. The search for Taylor was ca...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581299292014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T22:44:39.809-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58129929@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:44:39 MDT BASE jumper dies in Wayne County accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56496575-78/county-office-wayne-base.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/56496575-78/county-office-wayne-base.html.csp">BASE jumper dies in Wayne County accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kimball Bennion</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T10:55:27.952-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: This 2013 story was inadvertently published online again on Saturday June 21, 2014. An Australian man who was BASE jumping in Wayne County was killed in an accident Friday morning, the sheriff’s office confirmed. Wayne County officials said the sheriff’s office along with the county’s search and rescue team recovered the body of the 35-year-old at the Angel Point Trailhead near the Dirty Devil River. The man was with another BASE jumper when, for an unknown reason, the victim fe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 56496575@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:55:27 MDT Spokesman: Tracy Morgan transferred to rehab http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58093741-223/morgan-spokesman-jersey-rehab.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58093741-223/morgan-spokesman-jersey-rehab.html.csp">Spokesman: Tracy Morgan transferred to rehab</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID PORTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T09:42:03.136-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 09:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has been moved from a hospital to a rehabilitation facility as he recovers from a serious auto accident in New Jersey. Morgan’s spokesman said Friday that the former star of “30 Rock” is showing signs of improvement but has a long road to full recovery. He suffered a broken leg and broken ribs. Spokesman Lewis Kay didn’t identify the rehab facility where Morgan is staying, saying only that it is in New Jersey. Morgan’s limousine van was hit by a truck e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580937412014-06-20T09:42:03.136-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T09:42:03.136-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093741@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 09:42:03 MDT War zones: When drones fall from the sky http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58094867-68/drone-drones-force-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58094867-68/drone-drones-force-military.html.csp">War zones: When drones fall from the sky</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Craig Whitlock</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T09:34:36.733-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 09:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 400 large U.S. military drones have crashed in major accidents around the world since 2001, a record of calamity that exposes the potential dangers of throwing open American skies to drone traffic, according to a year-long Washington Post investigation. Since the outbreak of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, military drones have malfunctioned in myriad ways, plummeting from the sky because of mechanical breakdowns, human error, bad weather and other reasons, according to more than 50,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094867@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 09:34:36 MDT Utah cops train to investigate auto-pedestrian hit-and-runs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58083687-78/accident-police-hit-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58083687-78/accident-police-hit-crash.html.csp">Utah cops train to investigate auto-pedestrian hit-and-runs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T09:25:57.771-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cops from police departments around the valley gathered at the end of a lonely road in west Salt Lake City on Wednesday to watch a crash test dummy get repeatedly pummeled by old cars. It was part of a class on “accident reconstruction,” the forensic science that allows investigators to determine exactly what happens in the chaotic moments right before a car crash. Propped up on a length of PVC pipe, the crash test dummy, clad in a collared T-shirt and blue jeans, waited with its eyes closed, r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083687@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:25:57 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - June 18, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58087086-227/tribunephotooftheday-police-franciscokjolseth-bicycle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58087086-227/tribunephotooftheday-police-franciscokjolseth-bicycle.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - June 18, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T22:47:02.082-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune A crash test dummy endures a hard hit on a bicycle as Investigators seeking accident reconstructionist accreditation spend several hundred hours mastering relevant math and engineering concepts. During a demonstration in West Salt Lake on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, instructors use crash test dummies to showcase pedestrian injuries and vehicle damages that occur in auto-pedestrian crashes. Read more</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58087086@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:47:02 MDT Washington residents rail against oil shipments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58080855-79/oil-shipments-rail-crude.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58080855-79/oil-shipments-rail-crude.html.csp">Washington residents rail against oil shipments</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T17:34:02.192-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 05:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane • Numerous speakers told a state Senate committee Tuesday that they oppose the rapid increase in railcars carrying crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota and Montana through the state. The Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee met in Spokane, a major railroad hub for the northern United States, to take testimony on a bill that seeks to improve the safety of those oil shipments. But nearly all the members of the public who spoke attacked the measure as too ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580808552014-06-17T17:34:02.192-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T17:34:02.192-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58080855@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:34:02 MDT