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Cars are stacked on top of each other on the banks of Blue Creek being swept up in flood water, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Waverly, Tenn.

Crews Search for Missing in TN Deluge That Killed 22

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Search crews worked through shattered homes and tangled debris looking for about a dozen people still missing after record-breaking rain.
Rescue workers handle a tarp containing recovered remains at the site of the collapsed Champlain Towers South condo building.

Tropical Storm Not Stopping FL Condo Collapse Search

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A ramped-up rescue effort at the collapsed condo building faced new threats from the weather as Tropical Storm Elsa began lashing Florida.
Mount Rainier National Park

Hiker Dies in Fall Through Mount Rainier (WA) Snow Bridge

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Rangers and Mountain Rescue volunteers recovered the body of an person who fell through a snow bridge on Tuesday.
Authorities work the scene of a tour bus crash near Bryce Canyon National Park on Sept. 20, 2019, in Utah.

NTSB: Deadly Tour Bus Crash Shows Safety Shortcomings

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A tour bus crash that threw more than a dozen people onto a remote Utah highway in 2019, killing four Chinese tourists, highlights a lack of safety standards for bus roofs and windows.
This photo provided by the Ocean City Fire Department shows the wreckage from a car accident on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City, Md., on Sunday, May 2, 2021. A bystander jumped over a highway guard rail and into a Maryland bay Sunday to rescue a child who had been thrown from a car and into the water during the crash, according to authorities. The child was ejected from a car on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City and landed in the Assawoman Bay, the Ocean City Fire Department said in a statement. At least eight people were injured in total, the agency said.

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Seven Percent Last Year, Highest Number Since 2007

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U.S. traffic deaths rose 7% last year, the biggest increase in 13 years even though people drove fewer miles due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Assistant Chief Robin Henderson presented Officers Pineda and Carrera with a chief’s coin in recognition of their heroic actions.

Officers in Austin (TX) Rescue Man Moments before Truck Explodes

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A man was pulled from a burning pickup truck just before it exploded at a South Austin apartment complex on Monday, Austin fire officials said.
Grace Snyder, center, helped pull a man from a burning car in January.

Cumberland Goodwill (PA) EMT Honored for Pulling Man from Truck Fire

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Grace Snyder was presented with an award for valor for putting her life in danger when she rescued a man from a burning vehicle.
In this March 23, 2018, file photo provided by KTVU, emergency personnel work a the scene where a Tesla electric SUV crashed into a barrier on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, Calif.

Crash Victim Had Posted Videos Riding in Tesla on Autopilot

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The Tesla driver involved in a fatal crash posted videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal.
This photo provided by the Ocean City Fire Department shows the wreckage from a car accident on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City, Md., on Sunday, May 2, 2021. A bystander jumped over a highway guard rail and into a Maryland bay Sunday to rescue a child who had been thrown from a car and into the water during the crash, according to authorities. The child was ejected from a car on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City and landed in the Assawoman Bay, the Ocean City Fire Department said in a statement. At least eight people were injured in total, the agency said.

Witness Rescues Infant Ejected into Bay in Maryland Bridge Crash

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A witness to a five-vehicle crash on a Maryland bridge jumped into a bay and rescued a 2-year-old girl who had been ejected into the water.
FILE - This June 22, 2012 file photo shows a Tesla Model S outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.

Authorities Say No One Was Driving Tesla before Deadly TX Crash

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Two people were killed in Texas in the fiery crash of a Tesla and authorities say there was no one in the driver's seat at the time of the crash.