Taking pride in your community is one of the signs that you care about where you live. One of the ways to show your pride is to help keep the area clean. For one Shelby County woman, sweeping her sidewalk ended with a tragic accident.
Taking work on the Mississippi River can be a dangerous endeavor, but it is one that some people in the Shelby County area enjoy doing. For two Kinder Morgan contractors, working on the swift-moving river has ended in tragedy.
The Homeland Security Commissioner has teamed up with the Tennessee Department of Safety and other law enforcement organizations in an effort to reduce roadway fatalities. The goal is to reduce car and truck accident fatalities by a factor of 15 percent during the coming year.
A young woman was killed in Tennessee when the car that she was riding in failed to yield to traffic and was struck by another vehicle. After the accident, she was injured and remained in the vehicle while the other two girls, including the driver, got out and ran from the scene. They were later spotted and returned to talk to the police. By the time injured girl could get medical attention, it was too late for her.