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April 2, 2000 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sad case of a missing Culver City girl took a tragic turn when a prominent Los Angeles private detective searching for her in Georgia was killed in a car crash, authorities said Saturday. Investigator Ted Woolsey, 60, of Altadena died late Wednesday when his rental car smashed into a concrete median divider and flipped over, officials in Augusta, Ga., said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 2000 | BOB POOL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The sad case of a missing Culver City girl took a tragic turn when a prominent Los Angeles private detective searching for her in Georgia was killed in a car crash, authorities said Saturday. Investigator Ted Woolsey, 60, of Altadena died late Wednesday when his rental car smashed into a concrete median divider and flipped over, officials in Augusta, Ga., said.
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NEWS
August 28, 1991 | Associated Press
Civil rights activist Hosea Williams alleged Tuesday that two felony indictments charging him with leaving an auto accident scene are a ploy to oust him from the county commission he was elected to last fall. De Kalb Dist. Atty. Bob Wilson has "never charged nobody for a felony in a fender-bender since he's been in office," Williams said after a meeting of the De Kalb County Commission. He called the charges a "vicious ploy" to remove him from the seat.
NEWS
June 28, 1999 | Associated Press
An 18-wheeler mail truck ran over a car Sunday afternoon, killing the car's driver and its five passengers. Roswell Police spokeswoman Donna Saylor said three adults and three children were in the car. She said officers are still unsure of exactly what occurred. Officers at the scene of the suburban Atlanta accident said the truck driver told them he was about to exit the freeway when his rig hit the car from behind. He was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
NEWS
March 24, 1988 | Associated Press
The luck of the Irish was with two women who were trapped in their overturned car--six firefighters from Dublin, Ireland, helped rescue them. Azzie Harrison, 72, and passenger Edna Rozar, 73, of Dublin, Ga., became trapped Tuesday after their car plunged over the side of a bridge into a creek. Six members of the Dublin, Ireland, Fire Brigade, who are visiting to bring greetings from their lord mayor for the millennium of their Irish hometown, were in a fire station when the rescue call came.
NEWS
August 27, 1991 | Associated Press
Civil rights activist Hosea Williams was indicted Monday on felony and misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident. Police said Williams rear-ended a car on July 19, offered the driver cash to repair the damage, then drove off before police arrived. A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Williams, 65, on two felony counts of leaving the scene and failing to render aid.
NEWS
November 1, 1996 | Associated Press
Three high school girls died when their car slammed into a tree as they fled a freshman's home where they had rolled toilet paper on the lawn in a homecoming tradition. At least one of three other girls in the car was critically injured. The wreck was spotted by the freshman's parents, who said they were following the girls at a distance Wednesday in their pickup.
NEWS
October 31, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Government officials concluded that an air bag killed an 8-month-old fetus in which the mother was only bruised, the first such confirmed death of its kind, USA Today reported. The 35-week-old fetus was killed in Georgia in 1994 when a pregnant woman was involved in a slow-speed crash, the newspaper reported. The woman told National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigators she was wearing her seat belt, the paper said.
NEWS
June 28, 1999 | Associated Press
An 18-wheeler mail truck ran over a car Sunday afternoon, killing the car's driver and its five passengers. Roswell Police spokeswoman Donna Saylor said three adults and three children were in the car. She said officers are still unsure of exactly what occurred. Officers at the scene of the suburban Atlanta accident said the truck driver told them he was about to exit the freeway when his rig hit the car from behind. He was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
NEWS
October 29, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A small plane crashed on a busy suburban Atlanta highway during evening rush hour, striking several vehicles and killing the driver of a van. The Piper PA-32 and van, meshed together, exploded into flames as they skidded into support columns of an overpass in Roswell, said Danny Bowman, a Fulton County fire battalion chief. Police said the male driver of the van was burned beyond recognition. The pilot suffered burns on her hands and arms.
NEWS
November 1, 1996 | Associated Press
Three high school girls died when their car slammed into a tree as they fled a freshman's home where they had rolled toilet paper on the lawn in a homecoming tradition. At least one of three other girls in the car was critically injured. The wreck was spotted by the freshman's parents, who said they were following the girls at a distance Wednesday in their pickup.
NEWS
October 31, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Government officials concluded that an air bag killed an 8-month-old fetus in which the mother was only bruised, the first such confirmed death of its kind, USA Today reported. The 35-week-old fetus was killed in Georgia in 1994 when a pregnant woman was involved in a slow-speed crash, the newspaper reported. The woman told National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigators she was wearing her seat belt, the paper said.
NEWS
July 22, 1995 | Associated Press
Five people died in a multicar wreck that closed northbound Interstate 75 north of Atlanta for two hours as the Friday homeward rush began. Two of the dead were in one car and three in a second vehicle, police said. A 10-year-old boy was in fair condition with multiple fractures.
NEWS
May 25, 1995 | Associated Press
A tractor-trailer carrying explosives, including dynamite and a mixture of ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel, overturned early Wednesday, and about 30 people living in this Atlanta suburb were evacuated. No fire or injuries were reported, police said. The truck belonged to an explosives manufacturing company called Explosives Technology International in Whitesburg, authorities said.
SPORTS
April 14, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A Waynesboro, Ga., man paralyzed in an automobile accident involving golfer Sam Snead has filed a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages from the three-time Masters champion. Snead, 79, was driving to the 1992 Masters golf tournament, where he was to serve as an honorary starter, when he ran a stop sign and struck Roy Jeffers' car, according to police. "I knew it was coming," Snead told the Augusta Chronicle. "I hope he gets all right.
SPORTS
December 19, 1989
For the second time in a month, the Atlanta Falcons were jolted by the death of a teammate in a traffic accident Monday when tight end Brad Beckman was killed on an icy interstate highway in Suwanee, Ga. Gwinnett County police said Beckman was a passenger in a car that bumped into the rear of another vehicle, skidded and was hit broadside by a truck. The accident happened about 4:30 a.m. in icy conditions.
NEWS
May 25, 1995 | Associated Press
A tractor-trailer carrying explosives, including dynamite and a mixture of ammonium nitrate and diesel fuel, overturned early Wednesday, and about 30 people living in this Atlanta suburb were evacuated. No fire or injuries were reported, police said. The truck belonged to an explosives manufacturing company called Explosives Technology International in Whitesburg, authorities said.
NEWS
August 28, 1991 | Associated Press
Civil rights activist Hosea Williams alleged Tuesday that two felony indictments charging him with leaving an auto accident scene are a ploy to oust him from the county commission he was elected to last fall. De Kalb Dist. Atty. Bob Wilson has "never charged nobody for a felony in a fender-bender since he's been in office," Williams said after a meeting of the De Kalb County Commission. He called the charges a "vicious ploy" to remove him from the seat.
NEWS
August 27, 1991 | Associated Press
Civil rights activist Hosea Williams was indicted Monday on felony and misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident. Police said Williams rear-ended a car on July 19, offered the driver cash to repair the damage, then drove off before police arrived. A DeKalb County grand jury indicted Williams, 65, on two felony counts of leaving the scene and failing to render aid.
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