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Family: Deadly Lake Lewisville Bridge Crash Was Preventable

The family of a 21-year-old North Texas woman wants to know why the icy bridge that contributed to her death was not closed. Kayla Gawalek’s pickup plunged into Lake Lewisville on Saturday, after she lost control.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

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Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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TABC Report: Club May Have Overserved A Drunk Josh Brent

Investigators have found evidence that workers at a Dallas nightclub may have been negligent when they continued to sell alcohol to former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent on the night he later crashed his car, killing fellow teammate Jerry Brown Jr.

CBSDFW.COM–08/02/2013

The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Roller Coaster Victim Identified, Six Flags Investigation Continues

Six Flags Entertainment Corp. is using “both internal and external experts” to investigate the roller coaster accident that killed a woman at its North Texas amusement park, the company’s president said Monday.

07/22/2013

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Alcohol Was Factor In Fatal Crash Near Burleson

Investigators continued to take pictures along a gruesome accident scene Monday afternoon, which stretched hundreds of feet down Burleson Retta Road in south Fort Worth. The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the 16 people involved the car crash that killed four pedestrians.

06/17/2013

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Good Samaritans Among 4 Dead In Multi-Vehicle Crash

Four people were killed and 9 were taken by CareFlite to the hospital after a multi-vehicle accident in Fort Worth late Saturday night.

06/16/2013

Another person is dead One person is dead after a crash at state Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 455 in Collin County Thursday afternoon, according to the Anna Police Department. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Fatal Crash In Collin County; One Dead

One person is dead after a crash at state Highway 121 and Farm-to-Market Road 455 in Collin County, according to the Anna Police Department.

06/06/2013

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Safety Council: Traffic Deaths Surged In 2012

Traffic fatalities surged 5 percent last year, according to an analysis of preliminary state data, putting an end to a seven-year decline in which the number of annual traffic deaths reached their lowest level in more than six decades.

02/19/2013

Jerry Brown

Autopsy Determines Dallas Cowboys Player’s Cause Of Death

The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed and released the autopsy results on Dallas Cowboys practice squad member Jerry Brown Jr., who was killed in a December 8 crash along Highway 114 in Irving.

CBSDFW.COM–01/03/2013

Memorial bulletin for Dallas Cowboys player Jerry Brown, killed in an Irving car crash. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Cowboys’ Brent Attends Memorial For Player Killed In Crash

The Dallas Cowboys paid tribute to Jerry Brown at a private memorial on Tuesday that included Josh Brent, the player charged with intoxication manslaughter in the one-car accident that killed his teammate.

12/11/2012

Tire tracks mark up a road. (credit: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

5 Children Killed In I-20 SUV Rollover

A single vehicle accident in Van Zandt County has left five children dead and nearly half a dozen other, adults and children, injured.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2012

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I-35W Traffic Slowdown Ends With Deadly Semi Crash

A deadly wreck snarled traffic on Fort Worth’s South Freeway Thursday morning.

07/26/2012

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