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Aiken wreck kills motorist

...about 9:10 a.m.Deborah Greer, 57, of Aiken, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the coroner. The pickup driver, identified as 33-year-old Jane McDonald, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with minor injuries.
Ford's aluminum F-150 almost ready for prime time

...Fields says. "This thing has to deliver."John Krafcik, the president of the car buying site, says pickup drivers will be drawn by the truck's capability. The F-150 sits on a high-strength steel frame that's carrying less...
Reports: Man used his truck like a weapon, causing 15 wrecks and leaving 1 dead

ATLANTA - A pickup driver recklessly made his way through two Atlanta-area counties Wednesday...first crash."Do you know who I am? I do whatever I want!" the pickup driver said, then got back in his truck and drove off, according to the...
Pickup driver injures Kershaw deputy

CAMDEN, S.C. -- A Kershaw County sheriff's deputy has been injured by a man in a pickup truck.
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Rants & Raves

...diseases including West Nile virus, encephalitis, yellow fever and malaria. These are life-threatening diseases. PICKUP DRIVERS, do you really think when you throw trash in the bed of your truck that it's not going to fly out while you're...
Rants and Raves

...Harrisburgers for their efforts to clean up Augusta. This city needs more grass-roots activism like theirs. RANT TO PICKUP drivers when you throw an empty styrofoam cup into your truck bed. Do you think when it ain't there at your next stop...
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Georgia is last state to hold out on pickup seat belt legislation

...enforcement to enforce, and the seat belt law is another way to tack on something," said Phil Burrell, a 34-year-old pickup driver who lives in Sylvester, a southwest Georgia town of about 6,000. He said he'd abide by the new law if it passes...
Across the region

...motorcycle, but lost sight of the rider, according to the report. Mr. Gadson, 30, died at the scene, and the pickup driver was not injured, authorities said. - Edited from wire reports
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Across the area

...spun out of control and struck the runner - causing her to flip about five feet in the air, witnesses said. The pickup driver, Charles Carter, 53, was charged with following too closely, and Mr. Fields was charged with driving with a suspended...
Slow down before more people are killed

...ignoring the fact that we could never control our vehicle should someone stop suddenly in front of us. A few of us - pickup drivers, in particular - don't wear seatbelts because it infringes on our "freedoms." (The dumbest argument on the...
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