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Alleged Road-Rage Crash 'a Parent's Worst Nightmare'

Krista Nichols, unborn son died Saturday; boyfriend Miguel Larios is accused of driving drunk

(Newser) - Police say a California man had been drinking Saturday when he got behind the wheel of his truck, accompanied by his 8-months-pregnant girlfriend, who would soon die along with her unborn son. The driver, 26-year-old Miguel Larios, "was involved in a road rage incident with a second vehicle for...

Dad's Night Out With Sons at MLB Game Turns Tragic

Police: Fatal shooting of David Castro after Astros game may have been tied to road rage

(Newser) - A teen shot in the head in a possible road-rage incident on his way home from a Houston Astros game with his dad and brother has died, his family confirms. Paul Castro tells CNN his son David, 17, was taken off life support and declared dead Thursday afternoon. Castro says...

A Week After Road Rage Shooting, Suspects Found Out Boy Died

More details coming out on Marcus Anthony Eriz and Wynne Lee

(Newser) - After Marcus Anthony Eriz allegedly shot at a car on a Southern California freeway the morning of May 21, he and his girlfriend Wynne Lee continued on to work that day and every work day for the next week—until a co-worker told Eriz that the couple's Volkswagen Golf...

Suspected Road Rage Shooter Arrested

2 are in custody over 6-year-old's death

(Newser) - Two people have been arrested in the road rage shooting that left a 6-year-old boy dead last month in Southern California. Marcus Anthony Eriz, 24, and Wynne Lee, 23, were taken into custody outside their Costa Mesa home on Sunday, the AP reports. Redlands Daily Facts reports they are a...

Cops Identify Vehicle in Boy's Road-Rage Killing

Reward in California is now $310K

(Newser) - Police in California appear to be zeroing in on the killer of a 6-year-old boy in a high-profile road-rage attack . The California Highway Patrol posted an image on Twitter of what they identified as a white Volkswagen Golf SportWagen believed to be involved in the shooting of Aiden Leos, reports...

6-Year-Old Shot Dead in Road Rage Attack

California Highway Patrol is looking for witnesses

(Newser) - A 6-year-old boy seated in the backseat of his mother’s car on a Southern California freeway was shot to death by another driver in a road-rage attack Friday, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 8am on State Route 55 in the city of Orange, per the AP . “It...

Arrest Made Hours Before Road Rage Victim's Funeral

Dejywan Floyd charged with first-degree murder

(Newser) - Julie Eberly, a mother of six killed in a road rage shooting in North Carolina last week, was laid to rest Thursday. Hours before the funeral, her family was told that a suspect had been arrested. Lumberton, NC, resident Dejywan Floyd was arrested around 12:30am Thursday and is being...

Husband: No Confrontation Before Road Rage Shooting

Ryan Eberly says there was no contact between the cars before suspect opened fire

(Newser) - Six children are without their mother because of a road-rage incident that didn't even involve a confrontation, Pennsylvania man Ryan Eberly says. His wife, Julie Eberly, was shot Thursday on I-95 in North Carolina. Eberly tells WGAL that they had been on their way to South Carolina to celebrate...

Mother of 6 Killed in Road Rage Shooting

Julie Eberly was on a trip with her husband

(Newser) - Julie Eberly and her husband were en route to Hilton Head Island, SC, for an anniversary trip when a lane change led to the 47-year-old Pennsylvania woman's death. As her husband Ryan merged into a lane while driving on I-95 in North Carolina on Thursday around noon, the couple'...

Couple's 'Nightmare' Uber Driver: 'I Have Never Been That Scared'

With 2 passengers in car, Olufemi S. Olomola is accused of chasing another driver

(Newser) - It wasn't the date John Murray and Tameka Swann expected, or wanted. WTVR and CNN report that the husband and wife from Richmond, Va., were picked up by an Uber around 8pm Monday to take them to dinner, but the night started off with a jolt when someone rear-ended...

She Honked at Him. He Shot Her Daughter

9-year-old girl in backseat shot during Dallas road rage incident

(Newser) - A woman driving in Dallas Sunday night honked at a man who swerved in front of her car—and the road rage incident ended with the woman's 9-year-old daughter shot. The woman was approaching an exit on Interstate 35 when she swerved out of the man's way and...

She Was Teaching Son to Drive, Ended Up Dead

Tracey Smith was shot Friday night in Milwaukee

(Newser) - A mother took her teenage son out for a driving lesson in Milwaukee and ended up dead, the victim of an apparent road rage shooting. Police say it was the other driver who hit the car being driven by Tracey Smith's 17-year-old son just after 5pm on Friday. Her...

Attorney Killed Man Who Hit Car With Golf Ball: Cops

Atlanta man claimed he swerved to miss garbage can

(Newser) - One man is dead and another is facing a murder charge over an incident involving a Mercedes-Benz and a golf ball, police say. Investigators believe attorney Bryan Schmitt deliberately ran over real estate investor Hamid Jahangard on July 30 because he thought the man had thrown a golf ball at...

Cops: Road Rage Incident Ends With Woman Accidentally Shooting Husband

Erica Cole of Alabama is currently behind bars

(Newser) - A road rage incident in Alabama ended with a woman accidentally shooting her own husband in the head, police say. Erica Cole, 31, was arrested on charges of attempted murder, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment after the Saturday night incident, Fox News reports. Police say it started on Highway 69...

Phoenix Driver Opens Fire on Family's Car, Kills 10-year-old

Police say it may have started with a traffic dispute

(Newser) - A 10-year-old girl died after being shot along with her father in what may have started with a traffic dispute, Phoenix police said Thursday. Sgt. Vince Lewis said the shooting that killed Summerbell Brown occurred Wednesday night, the AP reports, when a man in a pickup truck who had been...

Minor Sideswipe Leads to Crazy Road Rage Incident

Mark Fitzgerald allegedly drove for 3 miles with Richard Kamrowski on his hood

(Newser) - It began as a minor sideswipe in Massachusetts and ended as something quite harrowing: Police say that an argument ensued after the Friday afternoon traffic incident on Interstate 90 some 20 miles west of Boston—and then Richard Kamrowski, 65, threw himself on the hood of a white Infiniti SUV...

Man's 'Dim View' of Women Led to Shootings, Cops Say

Nicholas D'Agostino has been accused in two attacks of female drivers

(Newser) - A Texas man has been accused of shooting multiple female drivers because of their gender. Per BuzzFeed News , Nicholas D'Agostino was arrested Thursday after he was initially released on bond in connection with the July shooting of a Katy woman. Last week, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said...

Police ID Victims in Fatal Road-Rage Fight, Crash

Witnesses say one man used a bat to kill the other, then was hit by a car

(Newser) - Police in California now have a better idea what happened in a road-rage incident over the weekend that left two drivers dead. Vehicles driven by Jose Rodriguez-Carrasco, 37, and Jason Dykes, 39, hit each other on I-5 near Sacramento about 3:45am Sunday, reports the Sacramento Bee . The men drove...

Road-Rage Incident Leaves Both Drivers Dead

One died during their fight; the second was hit by a car afterward

(Newser) - Two California drivers are dead after a road-rage incident, but the circumstances of this one are strange. Police say two men were driving on Interstate 5 near Sacramento about 3:45am Sunday when one vehicle struck another, reports the Sacramento Bee . Both men kept driving, but they stopped near an...

All Charges Against Oregon 'Road Rage' Suspect Dropped

Alleged attack was 'terrible lie,' attorney says

(Newser) - It was a story that made news around the world: An enraged Oregon driver smashed up a car with his bare hands and attacked the two women inside. But prosecutors now suspect parts of the story were as fictional as the exploits of the Incredible Hulk. Jay Barbeau, who had...

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