accidents http://wwno.org en Slidell Woman Dies After Head-On Collision With Train http://wwno.org/post/slidell-woman-dies-after-head-collision-train <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Slidell police say a 53-year-old woman died after turning onto railroad tracks and running head-on into a freight train.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Police say in a news release that Jamii Pizzitolo of Slidell had to be extricated from her car. She was flown late Friday to the Interim LSU Public Hospital in New Orleans, where she died.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:18:23 +0000 The Associated Press 30999 at http://wwno.org Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/man-killed-motorcycle-accident-new-orleans <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Police say a 47-year-old New Orleans man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding struck an oak tree.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The accident happened around 5 p.m. Sunday.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:37:03 +0000 The Associated Press 27944 at http://wwno.org Contractor dies cleaning Plaquemines debris http://wwno.org/post/contractor-dies-cleaning-plaquemines-debris <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A 50-year-old contractor from Mississippi died in Plaquemines Parish after the bulldozer he was working in slipped into a debris covered pond.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 20:19:50 +0000 The Associated Press 20752 at http://wwno.org Two injured in Bay St. Louis truck-train collision http://wwno.org/post/two-injured-bay-st-louis-truck-train-collision <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. &mdash; Two people have been hurt after their truck collided with an eastbound CSX train.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The accident happened shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of City Park Avenue and Toulme Street in Bay St. Louis.</p> Sun, 15 Jul 2012 15:43:39 +0000 The Associated Press 15792 at http://wwno.org Investigators Checking What Caused I-10 Pileup http://wwno.org/post/investigators-checking-what-caused-i-10-pileup <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53c207c5b5849-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53c207c5b5849-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53c207c5b5849-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-998505.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Two people were killed and more than 60 injured in a pre-dawn multi-vehicle pileup in New Orleans East that shut down a busy stretch of the I-10 for most of the day. Eileen Fleming reports drivers say heavy fog covered the area.</p> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 01:06:17 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3487 at http://wwno.org