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November 1, 2012 | By David Undercoffler, Los Angeles Times
If anecdotal evidence gleaned from trips through L.A.'s moneyed coastal enclaves like Malibu, Pacific Palisades and Manhattan Beach is any indication, there's a new automotive trend for the outdoorsy yuppie. It's a station wagon. Too culturally sensitive to be caught in an SUV, yet ever mindful of the curbside erratum that is the minivan, those with an active lifestyle or projection thereof clearly seem to be finding solace in the 2013 Audi Allroad. The car is essentially a more rugged yet equally sophisticated cousin of the A4 station wagon (nee Avant)
June 10, 1987 | United Press International
Six people were killed when their station wagon exploded in flames Tuesday after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 10, authorities said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the station wagon hit the back of a small trailer being pulled by another vehicle, then veered into the path of a truck.
December 23, 1985 | Gary Jarlson \f7
The driver of a station wagon that struck and killed an Orange man was being sought by authorities Sunday. According to the California Highway Patrol, 50-year-old Thomas Mendoza Brito was hit about 10:50 p.m. Saturday as he attempted to run across the eastbound lanes of the Riverside Freeway, east of Imperial Highway. Brito was clipped by a car driven by Charles D. Miller, 46, of Perris and then struck by a white station wagon that did not stop, investigators said.
March 19, 1986 | Associated Press
Two people injured in an automobile accident were listed in critical condition Tuesday. Seven people died in the Monday crash, which occured when a station wagon heading the wrong way on Interstate 40 collided with another car, police said.
July 31, 1999 | AGNES DIGGS
A Pacoima man was killed and his wife seriously injured Friday when their station wagon collided head-on with a pickup truck on Sheldon Street near Roscoe Boulevard, police said. Eloy Martinez, 55, was driving his station wagon south on Sheldon when a white pickup driven by Matthew Murray, 28, of Palmdale, crossed the double yellow line, said Officer Gerald Madera of the Los Angeles Police Department.
September 22, 1989
Two of eight people suspected of being illegal aliens in a car being chased by the California Highway Patrol were thrown onto an Interstate 5 on-ramp and killed late Wednesday, authorities reported. Juan Manuel Cabrera, believed to be 25 and from Tijuana, died at 10:50 p.m. at UC San Diego Medical Center, Deputy Coroner Chuck Bolton said. The other victim, an unidentified man, died at 11:55 p.m. at Mercy Hospital, Bolton said.
October 26, 2008 | Times Wire Reports
Five people were killed in North Carolina after police say a car ran a stop sign and was run over by a tanker truck. North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Safety spokeswoman Julia Jarema says three men were killed Friday night, ages 22, 23 and 25. Jarema said two girls were also killed, ages 14 and 17. All five were in a sedan that ran a stop sign on a highway near Dunn, about 30 miles south of Raleigh. The sedan and the truck then collided with an oncoming station wagon. The driver of the station wagon was released from a hospital Saturday.
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