New England News
5:55 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

Death of Berkshire County Canoeist Ruled "Tragic Accident"

The death of a Berkshire County man who died in a canoe accident on the Housatonic River is being ruled an accident.

The Berkshire County District’s attorney’s office has called the death of 21-year-old Rupert Norris Vonbockbrader of Alford a “tragic accident.”

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5:45 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Driver Smashes Into Multiple Cars in Burlington

A man accused of crashing into a dozen cars in Burlington has denied the charges.

Police said 29-year-old Byung Lee, a web designer from Pennsylvania, slammed head-on into a car on Pine Street on Tuesday afternoon. The impact sent his vehicle careening into other parked cars.

The Burlington Free Press reports that police say Lee was agitated and was wrestled to the ground and restrained by firefighters and officers.

North Country News
8:23 am
Mon April 30, 2012

NH Trooper Traveling with Governor Rescues Man in Crash

New Hampshire State Police say a trooper who was traveling with the governor in Massachusetts rescued a man from a fiery crash.  WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…

Investigators say Trooper Scott Frye was traveling with Governor John Lynch and his wife in an official capacity when they witnessed a road rage incident that led to the crash. It happened Sunday night on Interstate 93 in Andover.

They say a vehicle involved in the crash rolled down an embankment and trapped the driver inside.

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