Driver killed when car splits in half after hitting tree

FAIRWAY, Kan. (AP) – One person is dead after their vehicle slammed into a tree in the Kansas City area with enough force to split the car in two. The crash happened Sunday morning along Shawnee Mission Parkway near 55th Street in Fairway, Kansas.

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office said that because of excessive speeds, the vehicle appears to have split in half after it struck a tree on the side of the road. The driver died in the crash.

Investigators identified the driver as 28-year-old David Lawrence Hutchinson. The crash remains under investigation.

TRAFFIC ALERT: A single vehicle crash

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Rigby man killed in five-vehicle crash | Local

On Monday, May 17, 2021, at approximately 9:57 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a five-vehicle, fatality crash, at the intersection of N 2nd Street East and Moody Road, in Rexburg.

The following drivers and vehicles involved are:

Jamie Curtis, 29, of Rexburg was driving a 2011 Honda Pilot.

Ryan Olson, 37, of Rigby, was driving a 2015 Toyota Corolla.

Brian McRae, 42, of Rexburg, was driving a Dodge Ram.

Jeneanne Smith, 59, of Roberts, was driving a 1997 Honda Civic.

Jarin Inskeep, 42, of Blackfoot, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Malibu.

Curtis was traveling southbound

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Brainerd police chase ends with suspect crashing into vehicles at Tanner Motors

Tire tracks can be seen here Sunday, May 16, 2021, marking the trajectory of a where a vehicle left the road and crashed into several vehicles at Tanner Motors on Washington Street in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Brainerd police officers were investigating a suspected intoxicated driver at 1:11 a.m. near West College Drive and Southwest Fourth Street in Brainerd, near Central Lakes College. The driver initially stopped, but then took off from officers and a chase ensued north on Southwest Fourth Street toward Washington Street, police reported. The suspect, a 32-year-old man, then headed west on Washington Street.

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Canoo’s first consumer ‘lifestyle vehicle’ will cost almost $35,000

Back in 2019, Canoo had a bold plan to sell a subscription-only EV. Now, however, it appears that plan has been shelved, at least temporarily. The company announced today that the futuristic-looking van, officially called the “Lifestyle Vehicle,” will have a starting price of $34,750. The price can be as high as $49,950 before incentives or optional equipment. Starting today, you can reserve one of your own for a $100 deposit. The Lifestyle Vehicle will arrive in 2022.

On top of that, the company also announced that its MPDV (which starts at $33,000) and pickup truck can be reserved

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Electric vehicles could soon cost less than gas-powered vehicles

If ever there was a time to want to be driving an electric car, it may have been last week — after the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack forced the company to take some of its systems offline. Fuel shortages resulting from the attack caused panic in parts of the country, with residents lining up at the pump, causing gas prices to spike.

Long lines, high gas prices and short tempers are frustrations that electric vehicle owners like Kathleen Biggins are glad they don’t have to deal with.

“My son noted that ‘Mom, we have your car. We don’t need to be

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Delaware State Police Investigating Single Vehicle Motor Vehicle Collision- Viola – Delaware State Police

Date Posted: Sunday, May 16th, 2021

Viola- Delaware State Police are investigating a single fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred early this morning on South Main Street, Viola.

On May 16, 2021, at approximately 5:57 a.m., a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro was traveling northbound on South Main Street, at a high rate of speed, approaching E. Evans Road. For unknown reasons, the Camaro exited the east edge of the roadway, traveled a short distance, then overcorrected to the left, turning back into the northbound than southbound lanes. The 17-year-old female operator of Magnolia then overcorrected to the right and exited the

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