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November 15, 2003
An Anaheim man died Friday after being struck by a van while jaywalking, authorities said. His name was not released, pending notification of relatives. Sgt. Tony Montanarella, an Anaheim police spokesman, said the man was outside the crosswalk in the 3000 block of West Lincoln Avenue when he was hit by an eastbound van. He was taken to Western Medical Center-Anaheim, where he was pronounced dead. The van driver was not cited, Montanarella said, and the accident remains under investigation.
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March 26, 2001 | JENNIFER MENA
The Orange County Sheriff's Department was searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a pedestrian late Saturday. The motorist was driving a white compact four-door car and hit the victim in the 10100 block of Dale Street in Stanton at 11:23 p.m., Sheriff's Sgt. Randy Benicky said. The pedestrian, Steve Jesus Ontiveros, 23, of Stanton, was taken to Western Medical Center-Anaheim. Ontiveros died of head injuries, said the county coroner's office.
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May 14, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Two girls in a youth music group that was performing at Disneyland's Magic Music Days were hospitalized Sunday for heat exhaustion, fire officials said. Authorities were called to the park about 11:45 a.m. after the group, consisting of about a dozen 13- and 14-year-old girls from Woodland, Calif., complained of being overheated, Anaheim Fire Department spokeswoman Maria Sabol said. The teens were wearing costumes with at least three layers, which might have contributed to dehydration, she said.
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May 27, 1990
A motorcyclist from Placentia died early Saturday after running a red light and ramming the side of a car that was emerging from the Disneyland parking lot, police said. They identified the cyclist as Randy Lavern Weisenberg, 43, who suffered massive head and internal injuries and was declared dead at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. Police said the collision occurred about 1 a.m.
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September 30, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 55-year-old woman found dead in a motel swimming pool about a block from Disneyland Friday apparently drowned accidentally, authorities said. Her name and city of residence were not released. She was found about 8:30 p.m. at the Super 8 Motel in the 400 block of West Katella Avenue, said Tim Butler, a battalion chief with the Anaheim Fire Department. She was pronounced dead at Western Medical Center-Anaheim. The incident is under investigation, Butler said.
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May 13, 1998 | H.G. REZA and GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Jeen "Gina" Han, sentenced last week to 26 years to life in prison for conspiring with two teenagers to kill her identical twin sister, was at an Anaheim hospital Tuesday, recovering from what sources said was a suicide attempt after she took an overdose of sleeping pills. A spokeswoman for Western Medical Center-Anaheim confirmed that Han was a patient but said hospital officials could not release any information about her condition, including why and when she was admitted.
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April 29, 2002
A 3-year-old Stanton boy drowned in a backyard swimming pool Saturday, apparently falling into the water after his mother went inside to answer the phone, police said. The boy's mother called 911 at 5:31 p.m. after finding him floating face down, said Lt. Greg Russell of the Orange County Sheriff's Department. A deputy tried to revive the child using cardiopulmonary resuscitation when he arrived at the home in the 8000 block of Hynes Road.
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February 15, 1995 | THAO HUA
A fire in an apartment building Tuesday left 17 people homeless, caused $20,000 in damage and injured three people. The fire began at noon in a garage in the 2000 block of South Mountain View Avenue and quickly spread to an apartment directly above it, Battalion Chief Benny Ramirez said. Smoke damage rendered two apartments uninhabitable, displacing two large families. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries.
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October 30, 2000 | ALEX KATZ
A 40-year-old woman was injured at Disneyland when the car she was riding in on the Autopia attraction was rear-ended by another car, authorities said. The woman, who was not identified, complained of back pain after the minor accident at about 8 p.m. Saturday, authorities said. The collision "appears to be accidental," said Anaheim Police Sgt. Rick Martinez. The Autopia ride was open Sunday, park employees said.
NEWS
October 17, 1991
Sheriff Brad Gates and his staff deserve commendation for an efficient and well-run health-care system inside the county jails, the Orange County Grand Jury says in a new report. "The system in place seems to work well, and the medical well-being of the inmates is proper and efficient," the report says. The report, which was based on interviews with staff and observation of the jail pharmacy, comes despite frequent complaints by inmates about jail health care.
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