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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | November 15, 2010
The intersection at Central and Goode avenues was closed for several hours Sunday morning after a vehicle struck a utility box, cutting power to the traffic signals. At about 9:15 a.m., a taxicab traveling north on Central Avenue and an Audi sedan traveling west on Goode Avenue collided, said Glendale Police Officer Vincent Jackson. The Audi knocked over a utility box before coming to rest alongside an office building. The driver of the Audi, a 24-year-old woman from Glendale, was taken to Glendale Adventist Hospital with minor injuries, Jackson said.
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September 20, 2013
Glendale police and fire responded to a two-car accident, with one reported overturned at Chevy Chase Drive and Wilson Avenue a few minutes past 4 p.m. on Friday. 
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August 25, 2012
The 19-year-old driver of an accident that left two women dead when they tried to offer aid in Valley Village Wednesday night has been identified as a Glendale resident. Arman Samsonian ran his SUV into a light pole and fire hydrant on Magnolia Boulevard and Ben Avenue, according to Los Angeles Police Officer Norma Eisenman. The crash, which occurred around 8:45 p.m., created an electrical pool of water near the wrecked car. Irma Zamora, 40, of Burbank and another woman were electrocuted by an estimated 4,800 volts of electricity and killed as they tried to help.
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September 12, 2002
Karen S. Kim Drivers traveling through Glendale received little reprieve from flashing brake lights and gridlock Wednesday morning, as traffic accident after traffic accident jammed the Ventura (134) Freeway. The California Highway Patrol's Altadena division responded to at least four accidents between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Glendale area. The first call to the CHP came at 7:30 a.m. when a Toyota Corolla slammed into a Chevrolet pickup truck in the carpool lane near the Cahuenga Boulevard exit of the freeway.
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By Jennifer Berry | April 2, 2004
An accident at the intersection Verdugo Road and Broadview Drive didn't slow traffic Friday evening. "This woman comes out from the side street, and she hit me," said Ingrid Kemper, a Sparr Heights resident whose car was hit when another driver turned left in front of her. Kemper was driving her 1985 BMW south on Verdugo at about 5:10 p.m. when a Glendale teenager turned her 2003 Toyota Camry left from Broadview onto Verdugo. "The next thing I know I'm spinning around," Kemper said.
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By: | September 22, 2005
A Huntington Beach man badly injured in a 2003 accident was awarded a settlement of more than $12 million for his injuries. Ngoc Nguyen, 42, suffered brain trauma after he was thrown from his bucket truck when a construction vehicle hit it in Irvine, said Nguyen's attorney, Ned Reilly. Nguyen was repairing a traffic signal when his vehicle was hit by a driver working for the El Modeno Gardens company, Reilly said. After the accident, Nguyen was in a coma for 22 days, Reilly said.
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June 29, 2005
JUNE CASAGRANDE Did you know that Hawaii has its own language and that this ancient language lives on today? You did? Then why didn't you tell me? You could have saved me a lot of embarrassment when, on my recent trip, I answered every "mahalo" with "God bless you." I don't know how I got it into my head that Hawaiian language and culture had been Mickey Mousified decades ago by our fast-food mainland culture. I figured that all this "aloha" and "mahalo" (thank you)
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December 27, 2004
An accident that occurred in Glendale on Christmas night killed a 30-year-old Pasadena man and landed the 21-year-old driver in jail, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Witnesses told police the car was traveling approximately 100 miles per hour when the driver lost control, struck the north guardrail on the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway and concrete bridge support for the Golden State (5) Freeway transition road. The vehicle then traveled back across all lanes striking the south guardrail before coming to a rest in the middle of the freeway.
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By: Lindsay Sandham | August 29, 2005
A 2003 graduate of Estancia High School died early Sunday morning after a traffic accident in Arvada, Colo. Brian "Bubba" Kapko, 19, was traveling to Denver with four other people after a volleyball tournament in Boulder. Kapko, a student at Johnson & Wales University in Denver, was the only person to die in the accident. Kris Hartwell, also an Estancia High graduate, was in the vehicle with Kapko. Hartwell's mother, Kathy Hartwell, said her son sustained a broken thumb.
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By Megan O’Neil | March 27, 2010
La Cañada Flintridge officials will host a memorial ceremony Thursday at Glenola Park to mark the one-year anniversary of the April 1, 2009, traffic accident on Angeles Crest Highway that killed a 58-year-old Palmdale man and his 12-year-old daughter. “We felt it was a very tragic event that affected the entire community and we wanted to recognize the importance of it, and also memorialize Angel and Angelina Posca, who were killed in the accident,” said Kevin Chun, director of administrative services.
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February 5, 2014
Good morning, 818 readers! Today is Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to hit a high of 63 degrees and a low of 44. We're rounding up the top headlines in the region: Five lanes were shut down on the northbound Glendale (2) Freeway yesterday afternoon after a multi-car collision near Mountain Street, officials said. Five people were taken to local hospitals for minor injuries. Brian Hoke, 33, was arrested Sunday after he allegedly broke into the Scholl Canyon Landfill and tried to steal a Glendale Water & Power truck , which he planned to use to return home to Long Beach, police said.
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January 11, 2014
Although complete statistics for the year 2013 have not yet been released, it would not surprise us to learn that motorcycle fatalities continued the upward trend reported for 2012, when more than 5,000 bikers lost their lives in the U.S. due to traffic accidents. That was a 9% rise over 2011, according to the Governors Highway Safety Assn. Statistics are dry and so easily put aside in our minds - until someone we know joins those numbers. On Monday a prominent area doctor, 53-year-old Thomas Grosch, by all accounts a man of wisdom, humor and faith, lost his life while riding north on the 2 (Glendale)
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By Kelly Corrigan, kelly.corrigan@latimes.com | December 6, 2013
After initial reports of the death of actor Paul Walker and his friend, race-car driver Roger Rodas , emerged earlier this week, Crescenta Valley High assistant football coach Dennis Hughes recalled he had once coached Rodas. “When this happened, I saw the name Roger Rodas and kept thinking, I know that name. That was one of our guys,” Hughes said this week. Hughes coached Rodas in the early 1990s on Hoover High's football team, with Rodas playing defensive back. He remembered Rodas as a kind, “silent leader on the team,” who never skipped practice.
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September 20, 2013
Glendale police and fire responded to a two-car accident, with one reported overturned at Chevy Chase Drive and Wilson Avenue a few minutes past 4 p.m. on Friday. 
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | August 22, 2013
The city has denied a wrongful death claim filed by the family of an 83-year-old Glendale man who was struck and killed by a minivan last year on Broadway in a section of the street they allege is dangerous. Members of Kourkin Anouchian's family claim the city should have posted warning lights and signs alerting motorists to look out for pedestrians who use an unmarked crosswalk at the intersection of Broadway and Maynard Street, according to their claim, which was filed in May. “The city is liable for Mr. Anouchian's death by virtue of its negligent design, construction and maintenance of the roadway,” the family's attorney, Roger Booth, wrote in the claim.
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March 2, 2013
How tragic that it takes the recent hit-and-run accident involving cyclist Damian Kevitt to bring to light the poorly planned “connection” between Phase One of the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk and the existing Los Angeles River bike path. This river/freeway overpass where Riverside Drive and Zoo Drive intersect was an accident waiting to happen, as Kevitt's tragic incident shows. The recently opened Narrows Riverwalk is a welcome addition for cyclists along the north side of the Los Angeles River, but with just a half mile of trail on this side of the river, the river's overpass on Riverside Drive beckons cyclists to connect to the more extensive Los Angeles River bike path.
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January 15, 2013
All lanes of 5 Freeway near Elysian Park are expected to be closed until at least 9 a.m. as the result of a big rig crash, officials said early Tuesday. At about 3:16 a.m., a driver lost control of a big rig, which hit the center divider and caught fire near the 2 Freeway, said Officer Ed Jacobs of the California Highway Patrol. No injuries were reported in the accident. Traffic was backed up for miles in both directions as a result of the freeway closure. All lanes in both directions are expected to be closed for hours, Jacobs said.
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January 15, 2013
All lanes of the 5 Freeway near Elysian Park were reopened Tuesday morning after a big rig hit the center divider and caught fire, backing up traffic for miles during the early commute. Authorities reopened the freeway shortly after 7:30 a.m., said Officer Monica Posada of the California Highway Patrol. Traffic delays are still expected in the area around Fletcher Drive on the southbound side and Stadium Way on the northbound side. Continue reading > > -- Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
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By Veronica Rocha, veronica.rocha@latimes.com | December 11, 2012
An 83-year-old man was killed Monday afternoon after he was struck by a 40-year-old motorist at an unmarked crosswalk in central Glendale, police said. The man, who officials had not identified Tuesday pending the notification of his family, was taken to Glendale Adventist Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, Glendale Police Sgt. Tom Lorenz said. He was walking at about 4:10 p.m. in an unmarked, but legal, crosswalk at Broadway and Maynard Street when the motorist, who was driving west on Broadway, allegedly failed to yield and struck him. The motorist, Sana Hussein, of Glendale, was driving a minivan and remained at the scene, police said.
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