ACCIDENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACCIDENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Trib Talk: Accident reopens debate about guns in schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58416889-231/com-debate-gun-guns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58416889-231/com-debate-gun-guns.html.csp">Trib Talk: Accident reopens debate about guns in schools</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T13:30:36.381-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 01:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The teacher who accidentally shot herself last week in school made headlines across the country and renewed questions of whether teachers should be allowed to bring weapons on campus and if parents should know which teachers are carrying a gun. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., gun rights advocate Clark Aposhian, gun violence opponent Steve Gunn, school instructor Henry C. Miller and Tribune reporter Matt Canham and others join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the ongoing debate over guns in schools. ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58416889@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:30:36 MDT Rich County man shoots, kills brother in hunting accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58418097-78/brother-county-rich-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58418097-78/brother-county-rich-accident.html.csp">Rich County man shoots, kills brother in hunting accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T07:56:37.876-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 07:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 49-year-old Rich County man was shot to death by his brother in a hunting accident Saturday afternoon. The men, who were not immediately identified, had been stalking antelope near Little Creek Reservoir about 6:30 p.m. when one of the men took a shot at an animal, according to a statement from the Rich County Sheriff’s Office. The shooter didn’t see his brother kneeling or sitting near him. A bullet struck the victim in his head. He died immediately. No charges have been filed in the case, t...</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> 58418097@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:56:37 MDT Gun instructor: Injured Utah teacher messed up http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58406775-90/gun-carry-teacher-concealed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58406775-90/gun-carry-teacher-concealed.html.csp">Gun instructor: Injured Utah teacher messed up</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By matt canham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T09:05:11.387-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A prominent Utah gun rights advocate said the elementary school teacher injured when her gun went off in a bathroom Thursday bears the blame for the accident. “It was a negligent discharge,” said Clark Aposhian, a concealed carry permit instructor. “We are no apologist for improper weapon handling and we never will be.” Aposhian said it’s highly unlikely the gun would have gone off if dropped, which means sixth-grade teacher Michelle Ferguson-Montgomery probably inadvertently pulled the trigger...</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> 58406775@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:05:11 MDT Semi crashes into barrier wall, closes down I-80 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406228-78/semi-barrier-crashed-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58406228-78/semi-barrier-crashed-friday.html.csp">Semi crashes into barrier wall, closes down I-80</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="2014-09-12T09:00:10.005-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Wanship were closed down for nearly two hours Friday morning after a semi-trailer truck crashed. The big rig crashed into a temporary concrete barrier wall near mile post 155 in Summit County about 6:45 a.m. Friday. Utah Highway Patrol troopers said the accident occurred in an area of construction, where traffic was being rerouted onto the westbound side of I-80, one lane in each direction. The semi’s driver, who was not injured, is believed to have fallen 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> 58406228@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:00:10 MDT Gravedigger hurt while falling into newly dug hole http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381621-68/york-worker-condition-dug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58381621-68/york-worker-condition-dug.html.csp">Gravedigger hurt while falling into newly dug hole</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T13:02:05.379-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 01:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A New York City gravedigger has been injured while falling backward into a freshly dug plot. The accident happened Friday morning while the worker was positioning a monument on the grave at St. John’s Cemetery in Queens. Fire Department of New York officials tell The New York Times that the worker was semiconscious when paramedics arrived. The FDNY tells the New York Daily News that the hole was 8 feet deep. Firefighters strapped the worker to a specially designed basket and pulled hi...</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> 58381621@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:02:05 MDT Chucky Mullins’ mark on Mississippi still shows 25 years later http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378068-77/mullins-gaines-football-award.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58378068-77/mullins-gaines-football-award.html.csp">Chucky Mullins’ mark on Mississippi still shows 25 years later</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BRANDT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 11:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The ritual hasn’t changed for more than two decades. Three times a year, Brad Gaines gets up early and makes the three-hour drive to Russellville, Alabama, to the gravesite of Chucky Mullins. It’s there that he reflects on their 18 precious months of friendship following an ill-fated collision on a football field in 1989. No one else goes with him. “It’s just he and I,” Gaines said. “It works for me. That’s what I do — it’s therapeutic.” It’s been nearly 25 years since Mullins, an Ole Miss defen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583780682014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-05T23:22:35.09-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58378068@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:22:35 MDT Motorcycle fatality identified as Clearfield woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364281-78/anderson-remims-sheriff-clearfield.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58364281-78/anderson-remims-sheriff-clearfield.html.csp">Motorcycle fatality identified as Clearfield woman</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="2014-09-02T21:19:41.908-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 09:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Weber County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified a woman who died in a weekend motorcycle crash on Trappers Loop as 28-year-old Jennifer Anderson of Clearfield. Sheriff’s Sgt. Lane Findlay said the 12:13 p.m. Monday accident remained under investigation, but early indications were that excessive speed was the prime factor. Anderson was northbound on the road, apparently trying to catch fellow motorcyclists, when she lost control of her Yamaha bullet bike on a corner and crashed. No othe...</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> 58364281@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:19:41 MDT St. George police I.D. victim in pickup-cement truck crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347272-78/truck-cement-pickup-accident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58347272-78/truck-cement-pickup-accident.html.csp">St. George police I.D. victim in pickup-cement truck crash</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="2014-08-28T20:50:28.157-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. George police have identified the man killed when his pickup was struck by an out-of-control cement truck on Red Hills Parkway. SGPD confirmed that Bruno Loreda, 52, died at the scene of the Wednesday morning crash near 1300 East. Both Loreda’s passenger, a 37-year-old man, and the 53-year-old driver of the cement truck escaped with minor injuries. The 6:20 a.m. accident occurred when the westbound truck failed to negotiate a curve, going into the oncoming, eastbound lane and hitting the pi...</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> 58347272@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:50:28 MDT Salt Lake City drivers now officially worse than average http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339148-90/accident-allstate-average-drivers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339148-90/accident-allstate-average-drivers.html.csp">Salt Lake City drivers now officially worse than average</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T20:47:40.257-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It may not be news to motorists who battle traffic every day, but Salt Lake City drivers are now officially worse than average. That’s according to the annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report released Tuesday. Last year, Salt Lake City drivers matched the national average of a typical driver having an accident once about every 10 years. But the new report says Salt Lakers now average an accident every 9.7 years — or 3.4 percent more frequently than average. Salt Lake City still ranks No. ...</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> 58339148@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:47:40 MDT Three women injured in St. George traffic accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318281-78/suv-blue-dixie-george.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318281-78/suv-blue-dixie-george.html.csp">Three women injured in St. George traffic accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T12:38:02.426-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was severely injured Wednesday when her vehicle crossed the center line on a St. George street and hit two other vehicles — one head-on — causing lesser injuries to the other drivers. The accident occurred at about 9:15 a.m. when a woman driving south on Dixie Drive in a blue SUV drifted into oncoming traffic neat Parkside Circle, according to St. George police. The blue SUV sideswiped a red SUV which was traveling north on Dixie Drive, causing minor cuts and bruises to the woman in the...</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> 58318281@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:02 MDT Woman in serious condition after 3-vehicle crash in St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322097-78/george-mitsubishi-vehicle-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58322097-78/george-mitsubishi-vehicle-woman.html.csp">Woman in serious condition after 3-vehicle crash in St. George</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="2014-08-21T12:38:55.003-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was in serious condition Thursday, the day after she allegedly triggered a three-vehicle accident in St. George. The 9:15 a.m. Wednesday accident occurred when the woman’s southbound blue Mitsubishi SUV swerved into the northbound lane of Dixie Drive near Parkside Circle. St. George police Sgt. Sam Despain said the vehicle then sideswiped an oncoming red Mazda SUV before crashing head-on into a red Hyundai Sonata. While the driver of the Mitsubishi, who regained consciousness at the cras...</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> 58322097@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:38:55 MDT Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58313010-68/pope-car-argentina-crash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58313010-68/pope-car-argentina-crash.html.csp">Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALMUDENA CALLATRAVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T10:37:01.632-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 10:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Buenos Aires, Argentina • Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in critical condition Tuesday after a car crash on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and a local police official said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man’s wife and two young children slammed into the back of a truck, said Highway Police Superintendent Jorge Raineri. The crash killed the wife and children, one 2 years old and the other 8 months. Photos showed the passenger sid...</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> 58313010@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:37:01 MDT Minor injuries after car vs. FrontRunner train accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301115-78/train-accident-frontrunner-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301115-78/train-accident-frontrunner-fire.html.csp">Minor injuries after car vs. FrontRunner train accident</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="2014-08-15T15:09:27.858-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four people suffered minor injuries after a FrontRunner train crashed into a vehicle Friday afternoon. The accident happened near 300 East and Center Street in North Salt Lake, according to South Davis Metro Fire officials. Fire crews quickly doused a small fire sparked after the accident. Utah Transit Authority spokesman Remi Barron said the train struck a Union Pacific automobile. It was not immediately known whether the injured were in the train or the vehicle that was struck. As of 1:30 p.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> 58301115@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:09:27 MDT Man’s ear ripped off in accident at Utah work yard http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292355-78/ear-accident-layton-ripped.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292355-78/ear-accident-layton-ripped.html.csp">Man’s ear ripped off in accident at Utah work yard</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T12:03:46.06-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 12:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Layton • Police say a man had his ear ripped off and suffered other injuries when a tractor ran him over at a Smith’s distribution center in Layton. The Standard-Examiner reports 50-year-old Robert Stone was walking through a work yard at the facility when he was hit by a machine that moves goods from a semitrailer onto a loading dock. Layton police Sgt. John Holden says Stone had a broken leg, a gash on the arm and a head injury in addition to his torn-off ear. He was airlifted to Intermountain...</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> 58292355@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:03:46 MDT Sanpete County farmer fatally crushed by tractor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284965-78/accident-sanpete-sheriff-tractor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284965-78/accident-sanpete-sheriff-tractor.html.csp">Sanpete County farmer fatally crushed by tractor</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="2014-08-11T21:26:06.544-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday that a Mayfield man had died in a weekend farming accident. Kent Sorensen, age unreleased, was baling hay on his farm early Sunday morning when his tractor rolled over him, according to a brief statement. The accident was under investigation and no further information was immediately available, a sheriff’s dispatcher said. remims@sltrib.com Twitter: @remims</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> 58284965@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:26:06 MDT 2 seriously hurt in Tooele County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284164-78/county-crash-tooele-driven.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58284164-78/county-crash-tooele-driven.html.csp">2 seriously hurt in Tooele County crash</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="2014-08-11T12:13:01.522-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 12:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two people were seriously hurt early Monday morning in a crash on State Road 199 near the western Tooele County town of Terra. Tooele County Sheriff’s Sgt. Tim Kincaid said the 4:08 a.m. crash occurred in Johnson’s Pass when an eastbound car driven by a 19-year-old man apparently lost control on a curve and drifted into the westbound lane, colliding with a vehicle driven by a man in his mid-50s. Both men were taken to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, Kincaid said. The...</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> 58284164@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:13:01 MDT Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284052-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp">Stewart fatal crash probe focuses on lighting, track</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN WAWROW and DAN GELSTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canandaigua, N.Y. • The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840522014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.344-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284052@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:49:31 MDT As investigation begins, Stewart pulls out of race http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281274-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58281274-77/stewart-ward-car-track.html.csp">As investigation begins, Stewart pulls out of race</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canandaigua, N.Y. • The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track. In a sport steeped with bravado, what happened next was another familiar, but treacherous, move: Wearing a black firesuit and black helmet, the 20-year-old Ward unbuckled himself, climbed out of the winged car into the night and defiantly walked onto the track at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. He gestured, ma...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582812742014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T23:02:24.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281274@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:24 MDT Motorcyclist dies in fiery West Valley City crash with semi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276081-78/west-semi-4000-valley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276081-78/west-semi-4000-valley.html.csp">Motorcyclist dies in fiery West Valley City crash with semi</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="2014-08-08T22:03:10.911-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">West Valley City police were investigating a motorcyclist’s fiery fatal collision with a semi-trailer rig late Friday morning. Police Lt. Dalan Taylor said the accident occurred just before 11 a.m. at 4580 S. 4000 West. The motorcyclist was later identified as Jay Nielson, 39, of Holladay. The semi was northbound on 4000 West when it crashed with the motorcycle in the intersection. It was not immediately known what direction the biker was traveling. However, upon impact the motorcycle’s gas ta...</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> 58276081@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:03:10 MDT 125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263176-68/ferry-bangladesh-accident-boats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263176-68/ferry-bangladesh-accident-boats.html.csp">125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULHAS ALAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dhaka, Bangladesh • Families of scores of people presumed dead after their ferry capsized in central Bangladesh accused authorities on Tuesday of launching a feeble rescue effort and leaving their loved ones trapped inside the vessel for more than 24 hours. More than 200 people were believed to be on board the M.V. Pinak when it capsized Monday. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told reporters Tuesday that at least 125 were presumed dead and 110 others either swam to safety or were rescued after t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582631762014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263176@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:32:02 MDT