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In Memory of Eddie D. Phillips

An Ohio man was killed in a horrific crash with a semi-truck on Saturday afternoon, resulting in the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 being shut down between Exit 41 in London and the Livingston Exit 49.

Eddie D. Phillips, 54, of Cincinnati, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that occurred near the 46 mile marker. Phillips was the sole occupant of the 2011 Mitsubishi that slammed into the rear of a 2016 Peterbilt. The driver of the semi-truck, 52-year-old Michael S. Tilotta of Houston, Texas, was not injured in the crash. He was stopped in traffic due to another accident just north of the 46 mile marker. Ohio man killed in Interstate crash

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In Memory of Timothy Leatherbury and Jeremy Morrow

Officials say Timothy Leatherbury, 36, was driving his Cadillac westbound on N.W. 122nd when he failed to stop for a stop sign and collided with the back half of a semi that was headed south on Piedmont Road.

Leatherbury and his passenger, 27-year-old Jeremy Morrow, died at the scene.  Officials identify two people who were killed after car became lodged under semi-truck in N.W. Oklahoma City

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In Memory of Edgar Olguin Resendiz and Vanessa Felipe

On Monday, around 10:37 a.m., 26-year-old Edgar Olguin Resendiz was driving northbound on I-35 near Goldsby when he crashed into the back of a semi-truck.

They were then struck from behind by another vehicle.

Resendiz and his 26-year-old passenger, Vanessa Felipe, were not wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.  They were both killed in the collision.

A 2-year-old boy was also in the car at the time of the crash. Officials say he survived and was not seriously injured. 2-year-old survives fatal crash involving semi-truck that killed two adults

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In Memory of Christopher Shaw & Devonte Bouchee

A white Jaguar and a red GMC Envoy were northbound on Orchard Road, apparently traveling at high speeds, when both cars struck the trailer of a semi-tractor turning south onto Orchard Road after getting off eastbound I-88, according to the sheriff’s office. 

The GMC driver, identified as Christopher Shaw, 23, of North Aurora, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The front seat passenger, Devonte Bouchee, 24, of Aurora, died in the afternoon after he was flown to a Chicago-area hospital.  Aurora police probe reports of shootout between cars before fatal crash

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In Memory of Landon Staley, Travin Nelson Phongphiou, & Mikayla Sorenson

The crash happened around 4:00 a.m. July 26, 2017 on Alderwood Mall Parkway. The car hit the semi with such force that it became wedged under the trailer and its top was sheared off.

The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the teens as Landon Staley, 16; Travin Nelson Phongphiou, 16; and Mikayla Sorenson, 15. All three were friends and students at Henry Jackson High School in Mill Creek. Driver had THC in system when car slammed into parked semi, killing 3 teens

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In Memory of Randall Searcy

A Lennox van driver has died after rear-ending a semitruck in Salt Lake City Monday afternoon.

Police responded to the incident around 1 p.m. at 900 W. 2100 South, Salt Lake Police Sgt. Brandon Shearer said. The semitruck had stopped at a traffic light when the van collided with it.

The van driver, identified as 46-year-old Randall Searcy, died of his injuries shortly before 7 p.m., Salt Lake City police officials said in a tweet.

Photos from the scene showed the van had crashed into the semitrailer’s rear right corner, smashing through the van windshield and driver’s side door. Van driver dies after rear-ending semitruck

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In Memory of Terrie Roede & Randy Roede

A couple from Pierre died when their pickup truck collided with a semi on Interstate 90 and caught fire. Authorities say the semi was eastbound, entered the median and traveled into the westbound lanes where the collision occurred Sunday.

Sixty-four-year-old Terrie Roede and 59-year-old Randy Roede were pronounced dead at the scene. AP Pierre Couple Killed in Interstate Crash

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In Honor of Lance Stephens

Zachary Thiel, 25, of Nebraska, was driving a semi northbound on Enos Lane when he stopped his vehicle to backup onto Panama Lane. Lance Stephens, 35, of Taft, was also traveling northbound on Enos Lane when he saw Thiel’s trailer in front of him.

In an attempt to avoid a crash, Stephens veered to the right and ended up colliding with the left rear of the semi.

Stephens suffered major injuries and was transported to Kern Medical, according to CHP. CHP release additional details in morning crash on Panama and Enos Lanes

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A man & a woman were hospitalized when their Dodge Charger went under a semi.

“A crash between a car and a Little Caesars Pizza 18-wheeler sent two people to the hospital early Friday morning. . . It appeared the car struck the right side of the 18-wheeler as it tried to make a right turn into a shopping center where a Little Caesars restaurant is located.

A police officer at the scene told ABC-7 two people in the Dodge Charger, a man and woman, were hospitalized.

Emergency dispatch confirmed to the ABC-7 newsroom that at least one person had serious injuries.

The front end of the Dodge Charger ended up underneath the semi, leaving debris all over the street and a badly-damaged vehicle.” Crash between car, pizza semi-truck in east El Paso sends two to hospitalSee more underride tragedies at Underride Crash Memorials and on our Interactive Underride Crash Map. To add more information on this story or to add other underride crashes to this map, send an email to underridemap@gmail.com; use this Interactive Underride Crash Map Crash Location Input Form.

In Memory of Dannon Jim & Shynoah Jim

This Christmas will not bring the celebration this family might have been expecting because of a preventable truck underride crash.

They say the big rig was slowing while approaching a red light at the intersection when it was struck from behind by the SUV.

State Police say there were no signs of skid marks or braking before impact.

They say 34-year-old Dannon Jim and 11-year-old Shynoah Jim both were declared dead at the scene of the crash.

Read more here: 2 killed, 2 injured in crash of big rig and SUV in Kirtland (AP) 2 Killed, 2 Injured in Crash of Big Rig and SUV in Kirtland

No matter what the cause of the crash, the outcome could have been different if there had been better underride protection.

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