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    Video: Drunk driver confesses on YouTube to vehicular manslaughter
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    Perpetrating a hit-and-run can be all too easy. You screw up, nobody catches you, you get away with it. But living with the guilt on your conscience can be another matter entirely, especially when the hit you're running away from caused someone's death. That's what Matthew Cordle apparently felt ...

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    Video: Man being dragged by pickup calls 911
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    We're not exactly sure what to say about this video, other than to point out yet again that the world can be a messed-up place to live. A man walking in the parking lot of what we think is Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, was hit by another motorist in a white truck. We can't ...

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    Video: Hit and Run is speeding towards a theater near you
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    Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls of appropriate ages, your requisite dose of big-screen fast driving is here. And it looks pretty darn funny, too. The movie in question is called Hit and Run. It was written and directed by Dax Shepard, who also stars in the film alongside such notables as ...

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    Video: Watch a bus driver block escape of hit-and-run driver
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    There has been plenty of debate about whether bicyclists should be able to take up a lane typically reserved for motor vehicles. While that argument is far from settled, we can all agree that hit-and-run accidents between cars and bikes have got to stop. At least one bus driver seems to agree ...

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    Video: Crazy hit-and-run on UK police car captured by dashcam
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    Police in Surrey, England had a close call recently. A driver in a BMW ran what looks to be a roadblock, striking a Volvo police car before coming to a stop against a traffic barrier. An officer standing at the rear of the patrol vehicle was also struck and thrown as a result of the collision. ...

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    Windsor-area police looking to ID car involved in hit-and-run fatality. Can you help? *UPDATE
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    Police in Windsor, Ontario are attempting to determine the type of vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run recently. Kyle Peters, a 15-year-old, was struck while riding his bicycle on Country Road 34. After being admitted to the hospital in critical condition, Peters died from his injuries the ...

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    Help ID a Hit-and-Run: What vehicle does this headlight belong to?
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    Police in Ypsilanti Township, MI are looking for a burgundy vehicle in connection with a hit-and-run accident that critically injured an 11 year-old boy. This isn't the type of news we typically publish here at Autoblog, but the cops in Ypsi could use some help identifying the one piece of ...

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    Mii sought in Japanese hit-and-run
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    In Japan's Kanagawa prefecture, it looks like you can add 'police sketch artist' the list of occupations being killed by technology. The authorities there evidently skipped the pad and pencil and went straight to the Nintendo Wii when they had to come up with an image of the perpetrator, using the ...

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    Forum busts hit and run RSX
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/offbeat_news/Forum_busts_hit_and_run_RSX'; Take one part Acura RSX, add two parts moron, a pinch of speed, whoops, too much! Crashing into someone and speeding away is a bad idea in any case, but with the internet shrinking the globe, it's especially dumb now. ...

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    Woman finds that dead body is the source of her steering problems
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    A young woman from Ecourse, MI was driving through Detroit at about 1AM on Friday morning when she noticed that something was wrong with the way her car was handling. The teenaged driver pulled over into a nearby service station, thinking that she had a flat tire, when it was discovered ...

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    Chirp alerts cell-gabbing driver of intersection
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    Demetrius Thompson was struck, twice, by drivers distracted while chatting on their cellphones. Instead of understandably getting mad or sensibly suing the drivers for millions, he instead founded the company Global Mobile Alert which developed a system called MyMobileAlert. MyMobileAlert tracks ...

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