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Motorcycle strikes, kills pedestrian in Warren County

BOLTON – One of many people at a large gathering on a Warren County highway was struck by a motorcycle and killed early Saturday morning, sheriff’s investigators said.

Ghaland Nadeau, 33, who was in the roadway, was struck by a Honda motorcycle driven by Steven Gosselin, 22, who was heading west on Route 11, deputies said. The bike then struck one of the parked cars in the road’s shoulder. 

Deputies said they were patrolling the area near Valley Woods Road to investigate suspected drag racing, having received reports of racing the previous evening. Numerous vehicles were found to be lining the road with large groups of people walking in the road. Deputies responded to the collision  few minutes after midnight.

Nadeau was pronounced dead at the scene. Gosselin’s passenger, Samantha Briggs, 25, was thrown off the motorcycle and was flown to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, deputies said.

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Crash in Columbia kills motorcycle rider, South Carolina Highway Patrol says

A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on a Columbia road Saturday night, South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

The two-vehicle collision happened at about 6:30 p.m., according to Lance Cpl. Nick Pye.

A 2012 Kawasaki motorcycle crashed into a 2017 Toyota sedan near the intersection of U.S. 21/North Main Street and McLeod Road, Pye said. That’s by Exit 71 on Interstate 20.

The Toyota was heading north on U.S. 21 when it stopped for traffic before making a left turn into a driveway, according to Pye.

When the Toyota made the turn, it collided with the motorcycle that was going north in the southbound lane, Pye said.

The motorcycle rider, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to an area hospital and died, according to Pye.

The Richland County Coroner’s Office is expected to publicly identify the motorcycle rider after notifying the next of kin.

Neither the driver

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‘Police shouldn’t chase those riding motorcycles, it only kills people’: Friends of motorcyclist killed in latest high-speed East Cleveland pursuit remember him

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ward 9 Councilman Kevin Conwell held a press conference Friday afternoon to decry the latest of dozens of East Cleveland police pursuits to spill across the city limits, this time resulting in the death of a 46-year-old motorcycle driver.

Darrick “Slo Burn” Lee, 46, was killed Thursday night on his motorcycle after a pursuit by East Cleveland police.

The pursuit that resulted in his death marked the 150th time East Cleveland took part in a high-speed chase this year, East Cleveland police Chief Scott Gardner said. The chases have resulted in two deaths, numerous injuries and a slew of property damage,

The pursuits have divided the government of the inner-ring suburb. They also led to increased calls to abandon the practice that Gardner often posts flippant accounts of the chases on Facebook. The pursuits result in primarily minor criminal charges, according to a cleveland.com analysis of

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Gun attack on Ugandan ex-army chief kills daughter, driver -military

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Gunmen opened fire at a car carrying a Ugandan government minister in an attempted assassination on Tuesday, wounding the former army commander and killing his daughter and driver, the military and local media said.

Four attackers on motorcycles sprayed bullets at a four-wheel drive vehicle carrying General Katumba Wamala, the minister of works and transport, in the Kampala suburb of Kisasi, local television station NBS reported.

President Yoweri Museveni condemned the attack, blaming it on criminals, terrorists and “pigs who do not value life”. In a Twitter post, he said that authorities already had clues in the case, and the criminals responsible would be defeated.

Images circulating on social media showed Wamala with his mouth open, in apparent distress beside the car and his light-coloured trousers splattered with blood.

Police investigators later combed the area, poring over bullet holes in the car’s windows and body and casings

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