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Conway Scenic Railroad Train Strikes Woman on Tracks

Authorities in New Hampshire say a woman was struck and seriously injured on the tracks by a Conway Scenic Railroad train carrying passengers. A North Conway fire official told WMUR-TV the 50-year-old woman was struck Sunday afternoon on the tracks …

Worker Dies in Accident at Soon-to-Open New Jersey Megamall

Authorities say a worker has died at the construction site of a soon-to-open New Jersey megamall and entertainment complex. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon at the American Dream mall at the Meadowlands complex in New York City’s metropolitan area. New …

Construction Worker Fatally Electrocuted, Two Others Hurt in New Jersey

Authorities say two workers were accidentally electrocuted at a townhouse construction site in central New Jersey, leaving one dead and the other critically injured. A third worker suffered burns in the accident, which occurred around 8 a.m. Friday in Woodbridge. …

Two Workers Hurt in Crash Between Washington D.C. Commuter Trains

Authorities in Washington, D.C., say two regional transit agency workers were hurt when one commuter train rear-ended another. WTOP-FM reports D.C. Fire and EMS tweeted that the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) workers hurt in the Monday crash have …

Eversource Worker in Massachusetts Shocked with Nearly 7,500 Volts

A utility worker has been hospitalized after receiving an electric shock of nearly 7,500 volts while working at a Massachusetts substation. Sandwich Fire Chief John J. Burke said Tuesday the Eversource worker suffered both entry and exit wounds from the …

Pennsylvania Resort Employee Injured in Bear Attack During ‘Safari Tour’

Officials say a worker at a western Pennsylvania resort was injured in a bear attack while guiding a routine “Safari Tour” of wildlife kept at the property. Nemacolin Woodlands Resort says the Himalayan bear reached through a wire fence Saturday …

Teen Boy Dies After Accidental Fall During Pennsylvania YMCA Camping Trip

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy attending a teen wilderness camp in western Pennsylvania has died after he was injured during an outing. But it’s not yet known how the accident occurred. Authorities say the teen fell Monday and was flown …

SUV Hits New Jersey Pizzeria, Leaving Four with Minor Injuries

Authorities say a sport utility vehicle plowed into the front of a New Jersey pizzeria, leaving the driver and three people inside the restaurant with minor injuries. The Camden County prosecutor’s office says Pennsauken police responded shortly after 10 p.m. …

Employee Shuttle Bus Crashes at Newark Airport, 17 Injured

An employee shuttle bus crash at Newark Liberty International Airport has left 17 people injured. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the accident happened at about 5:30 a.m. Friday on a ramp leading to Terminal B. …

Virginia Glass Products Employee Crushed to Death by Plate Glass

A Virginia man was crushed to death when plate glass he was loading onto a truck fell on top of him. Henry County Sheriff’s Capt. Wayne Davis said Damarcus Laquan Calloway died April 22. Calloway was an employee of Virginia …