Archive for Fatal accident

Mount Enterprise man indicted on intox manslaughter charges in Port Arthur wreck that killed teen girl, 2 adults, injured child — (12 News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on anti-anxiety meds, Zoloft, drinks, drives, sees double, causes fatal car crash.
Missing Person — SOLVED: Larry Ely Murillo Moncada — (Iowa Cold Cases)
SSRI Ed note: Man appears disoriented, GP prescribes antidepressants, he is instantly paranoid, hallucinates, acts irrationally, disappears, body discovered 10 yrs later.
Autopsy: Roy Halladay had 3 drugs in his system during plane crash — (The Philly Voice)
SSRI Ed note: Baseball hall of fame pitcher takes Prozac, Ambien, other meds, does dangerous, illegal "hotdog" maneuvres in his new aircraft, dies in crash. Everyone shocked.
Man Charged With Murder in Death of Emergency Worker in the Bronx — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man intoxicated on psychiatric and illegal drugs, semi-delirious, hijacks an ambulance, runs over EMT, killing her. Lawyer blames mental illness.
Operator in fatal Texas balloon crash flew despite cloud warning, using painkillers and antidepressants — (Dallas News)
SSRI Ed note: Balloon pilot with DUI convictions for car, usually careful flying, goes up in cloudy weather on various medications including Wellbutrin, crashed, killing 16.
Police: ‘Very lackadaisical’ driver charged in fatal crash had double dose of antidepressant in system — (The News Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 73, on antidepressants causes fatal crash, appears unconcerned.
Driver who killed popular motorcyclist Jon ‘Panda’ Aicken in Roydon dodges jail — (Hertfordshire Mercury)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants for 4 weeks hits and kills a motorcyclist with her car, does not stop.
Wife pays loving tribute to Plymouth dad who died in motorcycle accident — (The Plymouth Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on-and-off antidepressants goes back on, has avoidable fatal crash shortly after. Wfe denies it could have been suicide, Coroner blames depression.
Shattered Dream: The Shocking Death of Former Braves Phenom. Tommy Hanson Left Friends, Family to Pick Up the Pieces — (Bleacher Report)
SSRI Ed note: Happy, family-oriented former major-league baseball player takes antidepressants for grief, loses edge, kills himself with drugs and alcohol.
Benz driver likely to avoid drink-driving charge (Updated) — (Bangkok Post)
SSRI Ed note: Young man from wealthy family in Lexapro speeds, causes fatal crash, refuses alcohol test.
Kent man faces vehicular homicide charge in October death of SeaTac woman — (Kent Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Man's driving is impaired by Prozac, he runs red light and kills another driver.
N.J. cop killed in crash had booze, drugs in system — (NY Daily News)
N.Y. mom pleads guilty in drug overdose death of daughter, 6 — (CBS News)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on assorted drugs including antidepressants accidentally kills her 6-year-old daughter.
Drug Pipe Found in Truck That Killed Four Ball Players — (Bloomberg)
SSRI Ed note: Driver taking Trazodone and Zoloft hits bus, investigation focuses on marijuana.
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
Accountant who fled to Appalachian Trail pleads guilty to wire fraud in Ohio embezzling case — (Access WDUN.com)
SSRI Ed note: Man embezzles millions, disappears.
Man pleads guilty in death of East Penn CEO — (Reading Eagle)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, Fentanyl, oxycodone, Vasotec, methamphetamine, clonazepam, oxycodone and marijuana drives 2x speed limit, hits and kills woman.
Report reveals cyclist killed in crash was impaired — (WCAX)
SSRI Ed note: Man on high dose of 3 antidepressants hits cyclist, police judge him impaired, he dies in collision.
Clinton Township mother: ‘He took my baby from me’ — (Macomb Daily Trials)
SSRI Ed note: Man on alcohol under legal limit, plus Prozac and Lyrica, who caused fatal accident, acquitted of impaired driving charge. Possibly suicide attempt.
Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’ — (Valley News)
SSRI Ed note: Man withdrawing from Ambien, on Prozac and another psych med “far in excess of the normal dosage" drives across median, kills couple and unborn child.
Puyallup pastor struck by DUI woman while biking to help the homeless has died — (Seattle Bike Blog)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressant runs a stop sign, fatally injuring a retired pastor.
Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says — (The Tennesean)
SSRI Ed note: Titans kicker taking Valium uncharacteristically drinks alcohol and drives, has fatal accident.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)
SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
More Pilots Using Drugs, NTSB Study Finds — (Elements Behavioural Health)
Fog, pain medication cited as possible factors in fatal plane crash near Amarillo — (Amarillo Globe)
Pennsylvania woman sentenced to 3 years in daughter's death — (DelmarvaNow)
Eton woman died after taking lethal combination of alcohol & drugs — (Ascot Windsor and Eton Express)
Nelson dad died after taking too many painkillers — (Lancashire Telegraph)
Man pleads guilty in Millcreek DUI fatality — (Erie Times-News)
Man Charged With Murder Of Unborn Child — (ABC News 13)
Charges against former PPG exec upgraded to murder — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Mum’s tragic moonlight swim — (Lancaster Guardian)
Scots identical twin steps in to raise her niece following her sister's tragic death — (Daily Record)
Accidental death verdict for farmer killed in crash — (Lancashire Evening Post)
The silence of Abdelhakim Dekhar, unstable personality and mythomaniac — (Le Monde)
SSRI Ed note: Paranoid man on anti-anxiety meds has grandiose ideas about being persecuted, shoots and kills 5, shoots at photographer, kidnaps motorist.
Man indicted for death of former CJL director — (The Daily Princetonian)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on mood stabilizer and Zoloft gets into trouble repeatedly, drives aggressively and rams a vehicle, causing death.
Fatal overdose after operation — (Blackpool Gazette)
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed DOT worker — (Lexington WIStv)
CARLISLE MAN’S BODY FOUND A MONTH AFTER HE DIED — (News & Star)
Rye man died after clothing caught alight — (Rye and Battle Observer)
Franciscus Van de Gender inquest: Body of former anti-Nazi freedom fighter found on island in Thames — (The Mirror)
Mourning Marissa — (Castinet.net)
Drink-drive deaths soaring while one in five motorists have driven high on drugs — (Daily Mirror)
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)
Questions raised over nurses' overdose deaths — (WA News)
Death of Lander man May 28th ruled accidental combination of drugs, alcohol — (County 10)
Ipswich: Man who committed suicide outside Asda had seen doctors that day — (EADT24)
Mother of deceased students files wrongful death lawsuit — (The Daily Mississippian)
SSRI Ed note: Driver on Prozac crosses median, killing 2 students
Man Who Killed Dwarf Friend By Putting 27 Anti-Depressant Tablets Into His Pint As A Joke Is Jailed For Five Years — (Daily Mail)
Tragic death of mum from cocktail of drugs — (Dewsbury Reporter)