Casualties, Accidental, Train

Ka’Von Wooden

 Ka’Von Wooden, had been riding on top of a southbound J train on the Williamsburg Bridge as the train approached the Delancey Street/Essex Street station on Thursday morning. At around 11:30 a.m., the boy lost his balance and fell off the train. He then fell underneath the train and made contact with the electrified third rail, NBC… Continue reading Ka’Von Wooden

Casualties, Vehicle

$7.5 Million Settlement Reached In El Modena High Golf Cart Crash That Killed 15-Year-Old With Autism

The Orange Unified School District agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle the lawsuit filed on behalf of Micaela Sanchez Corona, the mother of 15-year-old Manny Perez, according to Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorneys Robert Glassman and Nathan Werksman. Source: $7.5 Million Settlement Reached In El Modena High Golf Cart Crash That Killed 15-Year-Old… Continue reading $7.5 Million Settlement Reached In El Modena High Golf Cart Crash That Killed 15-Year-Old With Autism

Accidental, Casualties

Police confirm missing autistic boy found dead in Victoria

Victoria Police has confirmed that missing autistic boy William Wall has been found dead in the state on Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon it was confirmed the 14 year-old's body was located in Yarra Junction. His death is not being treated as suspicious and police will prepare a report for the Coroner. William Wall was missing… Continue reading Police confirm missing autistic boy found dead in Victoria

Casualties, Drowning

Braylen Noble

Police find body of Braylen Noble after days-long search Adapted from Article on WTVG Braylen Noble TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Lucas County Coroner has confirmed that the body found in the pool on Gibraltar Heights Drive in Toledo Wednesday was that of three-year-old Braylen Noble. “At this point, it’s turned from a missing person… Continue reading Braylen Noble

Casualties, Drowning

UPDATE: 11-year-old boy with autism who drowned in pond reported missing before

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- An 11-year-old boy with autism who drowned in a neighborhood pond Thursday morning had wandered away from home before. Bryan Wilson -- known as B.J. to his friends and family -- was reported missing on Thursday morning, after he wandered away from his home in the Valley Station area. He was… Continue reading UPDATE: 11-year-old boy with autism who drowned in pond reported missing before

Casualties, Drowning

Body of missing Northern Michigan teen found in pond near his home

MONTMORENCY COUNTY, MI - The body of a teenage boy with Down syndrome whose disappearance sparked a community-wide search was found in a pond near his family’s home Friday, police said. Charles Cordes, 15, was last seen riding his bike in a hayfield at his home in Atlanta on Thursday night, police said. His body… Continue reading Body of missing Northern Michigan teen found in pond near his home

Casualties, Drowning

Dad says autistic son found dead in Genesee County lake

Police believe they've found the body of a 9-year-old boy who has been missing for nearly a week in Genesee County. The body was found Friday at Lake Callis, 60 miles north of Detroit. Davison Township police Chief Rick Freeman says authorities are working to confirm the identity. But he also says the search for… Continue reading Dad says autistic son found dead in Genesee County lake