Recreation accidents

January 17, 2020 - 11:53 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An explosion of a fireworks cache killed two people and critically injured another in a town on the northern outskirts of Mexico City. The government of Mexico State, which surrounds the capital, reported on its online information portal that a male victim died at the scene of...
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 handout photo released by Nuevo Leon State Civil Defense Agency, survivor Aidan Jacobson sits inside an ambulance after he was rescued after falling from the El Potrero Chico peak in Hidalgo, Mexico. Jacobson was climbing with California free solo climber Brad Gobright who died in the fall, civil defense officials in northern Mexico reported Thursday. (Nuevo Leon State Civil Defense Agency via AP)
November 29, 2019 - 1:58 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — California rock climber Brad Gobright reportedly reached the top of a highly challenging rock face in northern Mexico and was rappelling down with a companion when he fell to his death. Climber Aidan Jacobson of Phoenix, Arizona, told Outside magazine he was with Gobright, and...
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September 07, 2019 - 1:16 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Three German men have died in separate accidents while hiking in the Austrian Alps, authorities said Saturday. A 60-year-old man who fell while roped to two other climbers near Nassereith in western Austria died Friday, Austria's APA news agency reported. The man, the three-man team's...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, consoles center fielder David Dahl, who suffered and injury to his right leg while catching a fly ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Scooter Gennett during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 02, 2019 - 10:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies center fielder David Dahl was carted off the field clearly in pain after injuring his right leg making a diving catch Friday night. There was no immediate word on the extent of his injury. Dahl, a first-time All-Star this season, slightly overran a sinking flyball...
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July 31, 2019 - 11:06 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The creator of the YouTube channel "King of Random," whose experiments and hands-on science tips drew 11 million subscribers, has died in a Utah paragliding crash. Jonathan Grant Thompson, 38, was found dead on Monday, Washington County Sheriff's Lt. David Crouse said. The...
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In this Thursday, July 4, 2019 photo, Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers stand guard while a woman relieves her son who had panicked after reports of stabbings and threatening injuries after the 4th of July celebrations at Chicago's Navy Pier. Police said a false report of gunfire set off a stampede that trampled more than a dozen people. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 05, 2019 - 4:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A stampede at a Fourth of July fireworks display that injured more than a dozen people at Chicago's Navy Pier started when a private security officer shouted for bystanders to take cover, police said Friday. Chicago police spokeswoman Kellie Bartoli said "approximately 13" people who...
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July 04, 2019 - 7:01 am
ROME (AP) — A 55-year-old German woman has died after falling into a crevasse on the Forni glacier in Italy's northern Lombardy region. The alpine rescue services said that two other German climbers were seriously injured in Wednesday morning's accident. The woman and the two men were part of a...
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June 23, 2019 - 10:34 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — An Indian official says paramilitary soldiers have reached the bodies of seven of eight members from a team of international climbers believed killed on a notoriously dangerous Himalayan mountain. An administrator of Uttarakhand state, Vijay Jogdande, says the soldiers reached...
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In this Tuesday evening, June 4, 2019 photo, a glider, flown by a local business owner, crashed into a house on Golden Hill Avenue while making its approach to Danbury Airport, in Danbury, Conn. Officials say the pilot sustained minor injuries. (H John Voorhees III/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 10:47 am
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A battery-powered glider crashed into the roof of a Connecticut home, injuring the pilot and scaring a mother and her two children who were watching TV. Neighbors described hearing a small explosion when the aircraft hit the home in Danbury Tuesday night and became partially...
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May 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo says in a decision dated Thursday the parents of Peter Zhu haven't decided...
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