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1 Accidents (Janesville) Head-on collision on Highway 51 kills one, seriously injures another: witnesses say car veered into oncoming traffic 16 Jun 2005, 1B
2 Accidents (Janesville) Police: driver still in hospital: investigation continues in Thursday's fatal crash (accident occurred at 8 a.m. on N. Parker Dr. (Hwy. 51) north of Black Bridge Rd.)(Jeremy E. Harnack) (Richard E. Schmitz) 17 Jun 2005, 1B
3 Accidents (Janesville) Torrent turns tragic: Janesville youth in critical condition after nearly drowning in drainage ditch (Mitchell C. Eddy) 06 Aug 1998, 1A
4 Accidents (Janesville) Janesville boy pulled from culvert: heavy rain brings flash floods MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL, 06 Aug 1998, p.1
5 Accidents (Janesville) Rollover on Ruger ends spree (photo) Janesville firefighters carry a woman from the scene of a rollover accident in the 3800 block of Ruger Ave. 04 Aug 2005, 1A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Accident snarls traffic: no one injured when tank falls from truck (photo) ...No one was injured but the tank struck a car driven by David J. Dopp of Janesville after it fell off the truck. 28 Sep 2005, 3A
7 Accidents (Janesville) 'I would have died for sure': friends' quick thinking helps Craig student after crash (photo) Jake Garvin lucked out when he had a serious auto accident earlier this fall. Luke Reinke and Dylan Glindinning, friends of Gavin's, happened on the accident and called 911. (photo) Jake Garvin was severely injured when his car slammed into a guardrail on Mt. Zion Ave. under the Interstate 90/39 overpass on Oct. 11. 03 Nov 2005, 1B
8 Accidents (Janesville) Three killed in crash west of city: accident time unknown; car found this morning (Topp Rd. in Center Township) 29 Dec 2005, 1B
9 Accidents (Janesville) 'This one was terrible': victims of fatal Topp Rd. crash appear to be Janesville teenagers (map) (photo) Investigators sort through the scene of a triple-fatal accident on Topp Rd... The 1996 Ford Taurus was traveling east... (Jeffrey P. Vultaggio) (Arious T. Below) 30 Dec 2005, 1A
10 Accidents (Janesville) 'It could happen to anyone': teens, parents reflect on accident (Jeffrey P. Vultaggio) (Arious T. Below) (Brianna Clark) 31 Dec 2005, 1A

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