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Subcompact cars fare poorly in insurance industry's new frontal crash tests

...strikes a rigid barrier at 40 mph. The test differs from the U.S. government's frontal crash test, in which a car strikes a rigid barrier head-on at 35 mph.IIHS says hitting only part of the front end makes it harder for cars to manage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-21/subcompact-cars-fare-poorl
Car strikes, kills Athens man in wheelchair

ATHENS, Ga. -- A 73-year-old Athens man was fatally struck by a car Monday night while crossing Lexington Road in an electric wheelchair.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-04-09/car-strikes-kills-athens-man
Update: Car strikes child on Boykin Road

A 2-year-old boy was hit by a car on Boykin Road at 9 p.m. Sunday after running into the road, according to an incident report. The child and his family were in their front yard at the 2400 block of Boykin Road playing football at the time of the accident. The driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Tuowanda Staten, said she tried to avoid the child when he ran into the road, but was unsuccessful and struck the boy with her car, Lt. Scott Gay said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-06-06/pedestrian-struck-boykin-roa
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...Information Act request. The plans did not go into effect. The report was released Sept. 20. 6 students hurt after police car strikes bus MYRTLE BEACH --- Authorities say six students have been injured after the bus they were riding in was struck by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/08/met_175953.shtml
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Driverless car strikes University Hospital window

A car crashed into windows of the physicians' dining room at University Hospital Sunday when its driver bailed out of the moving vehicle to escape a traffic stop.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-08/driverless-car-strikes-unive
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Car strikes 2 Burke pupils getting on bus

Two Burke County pupils were hit by an oncoming car this morning while trying to board their school bus. The children, 5 and 7 years old, were taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment, according to a Georgia State Patrol dispatcher. The accident occurred about 7 a.m. while they were crossing River Road in Burke County.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/latest/lat_704731.shtml
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Three siblings die when car strikes tree CHARLESTON -Three siblings were killed last weekend when a car they were riding in struck a tree, authorities said. Roy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/27/met_402467.shtml
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Woman dies after car strikes tree in chase UNION - A Carlisle woman fleeing Union County sheriff's deputies died after her car struck a tree, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/15/met_381204.shtml
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...Peggy Seigler at 823-6600, Ext. 233. The information also is available at www.augustaga.org. GEORGIAPolice car strikes, kills cyclist SAVANNAH - A man trying to cross a Savannah street on a bicycle died after he was struck by a police...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/24/met_297511.shtml
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Across the area: Woman found dead after morning fire

...the bill include House Speaker Tom Murphy, D-Bremen, and Majority Leader Larry Walker, D-Perry. SOUTH CAROLINA Car strikes, kills pedestrian CROSS -- A Pineville man has been charged with felony DUI after his car struck and killed a pedestrian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/15/met_282888.shtml
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