HPD: Distracted driver causes crash
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Firefighter arrives at fatal crash, finds daughter is victim
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 Firefighter arrives at fatal crash, finds daughter is victim Firefighter arrives at fatal crash, finds daughter is victim More News Headlines Courtesy of Newsy.com A New Hampshire volunteer firefighter arrived at the scene of a car crash Christmas Eve, only to make a heartbreaking discovery. One of the first rescue workers on the scene of a three-car pileup, Steve Whitcomb pulled a dying woman from an SUV. He later discovered she was his own daughter. (Via WBZ -TV ) The towns police chief told the Union Leader , Whitcombdidnt recognize her at first:Her father was the one who pulled her out of the car without knowing it was her. According to police, 30-year-old Katie Hamilton was attempting to make a left turn when a car struck her from the rear, knocking her into the other lane where she hit a pick-up truck head on. (Via WMUR ) The drivers of the other two vehicles were uninjured. Police say alcohol was not a factor in the crash and have ruled out speeding. According to the Nashua Telegraph , Whitcomb and his daughter worked together in the plumbing business. He told the paper:You grieve and then you try to put it all back together. Hamilton leaves behind a husband and three children.
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Police: Driver crashes car into home, smokes cigarette while watching house burn
Firefighters say a man lost control of his vehicle, drove through a yard and ended up inside the living room of a house. It didn’t take long for the car and house to go up in flames. “I could hear the screeching of the tires,” neighbor Jo Shields said. “Then I heard people yelling and things falling, bricks and stuff out the house. I looked out the window and saw a very large fire very close to my house.” She and other neighbors say they saw the driver get out of the car. They claim he even pulled out a cigarette as he watched the fire grow. The homeowners, who just recently moved away, arrived soon afterward.
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YOU SAID THAT YOU WERE ON THE PHONE. LOOK AT WHAT’S HAPPENED BECAUSE OF IT. LEARN FROM IT. Reporter: AND ACCORDING TO FISHER’S FAMILY, THERE’S NO EXACT TIMELINE ON WHEN HE MIGHT BE RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL. THERE ARE CONCERNS HE COULD BE THERE FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. HOUSTON – This Christmas Eve, a family will be spending their time in the hospital after their loved one was involved in a violent crash. Jordan Fischer says her husband, Michael, was driving home from work last week when his car broke down on I-10 near Highway 6. As he waited for her to come and help him, a man who admitted to having his head down, slammed into Fischer’s stranded car. “The back of his car was just demolished. What was going through my head?
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