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

Accidental, Casualties, Vehicle

Memphis musician Marshall Fine, 57, remembered as ‘genius’

Whether dazzling visiting adults with youthful piano impressions of Wagner, enchanting listeners for decades as a viola player with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra or testing the patience of a traffic court judge with claims that the safety of his musical instrument should take precedence over the rules of the road, classical musician Marshall Fine was one of Memphis’ most distinctive performers on any stage.

Accidental, Casualties, Commercial Vessels

Warren Township schools mourn loss of student, Reece Coleman, killed in duck boat tragedy

When students at Brookview Elementary School return to school later this month, they'll be missing an important member of their class. Reece Coleman, 9, died along with eight other members of his family when the sightseeing boat they were on capsized during a storm last week.

Accidental, Casualties, Train

Nine-year-old killed by train in Plantersville identified

The nine-year-old child with autism that was killed after being hit by a train in Plantersville Tuesday has been identified as Andrew Paul Carter. According to Chief Deputy Randy Pugh with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, Carter was playing on the railroad tracks that run by his home on County Road 63 Tuesday morning when he was hit by a train

Accidental, Casualties

Boy, 11, dies after being struck by vehicle on Montgomery Highway

An 11-year-old autistic boy died late Friday night after he was struck by a vehicle on Montgomery Highway in Dothan. Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd said 11-year-old Tyler Brown was pronounced dead at 10:58 p.m. Friday in the emergency room at Flowers Hospital. Byrd said police and emergency personnel responded to a pedestrian struck call… Continue reading Boy, 11, dies after being struck by vehicle on Montgomery Highway