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Skier Buried in NH Avalanche Survives

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A skier survived after getting buried in an avalanche on Mount Washington in New Hampshire, officials said.
A bus in New York City which careened off a road in the Bronx neighborhood of New York is left dangling from an overpass Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, after a crash late Thursday that left the driver in serious condition, police said.

Several Hurt as Bus Plunges Off Bridge in NY

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An articulated bus dramatically plunged off an overpass in New York City, leaving the front half hanging from the highway ramp it was navigating.
This undated photo provided by National Transportation Safety Board, The Orange County Fire Authority battles a fire on a burning vehicle inside a garage in Orange County, Calif.

NTSB Says Vehicle Battery Fires Pose Risks to 1st Responders

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Guidelines from manufacturers about how to deal with them have been inadequate, according to U.S. investigators.
The photo shows first responders at a crash scene.

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns

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The number of people killed on the nation's highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns.

Watch: PA EMT Rescues Man From Fiery Wreck

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A Cumberland Goodwill EMS EMT is credited with rescuing an elderly man from a fiery crash moments before a large part of the vehicle exploded.
The wrecked car

EMT, Good Samaritans Pull Driver from Burning Car after NY Crash

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Dale Bartolomeo, an FDNY EMT who also volunteers with the Huntington Manor Fire Department, saw the crash and raced in to help.
California Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Clays, center, updates the media about Friday's fatal crash on Highway 33 on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021 in Coalinga, Calif.

Head-On Crash Kills Seven Kids, Two Adults in Central CA

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Investigators are asking for the public's help to determine what led up to a head-on crash that killed seven children and two adults in central California on New Year's Day.

‘Santa’ Crashes Aircraft into Power Lines in CA

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The unidentified Kris Kringle fortunately was not electrocuted as he flew his ultralight-type aircraft into residential power lines, dangling upside down for an hour before firefighters could rescue him.
This photo, provided by the New York State Police, shows a car, in Owego, NY, from which a New York State Police sergeant rescued Kevin Kresen, 58, of Candor, NY.

NY Motorist Rescued after 10 Hours in Car Buried by Snow Plow

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Kevin Kresen, 58, of Candor, drove off the road in the town of Owego and became “plowed in by a truck,” state police said.
Flames seen from the crash scene.

Driver Escapes F1 Fireball at Bahrain GP after Huge Crash

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Formula One driver Romain Grosjean was trapped in a burning car after it sliced in half and exploded into a fireball, following a crash on the first lap of the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.