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READ: Sprint exec gets hit by boulder, dies…

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 Source: UPI

SNOWMASS CANYON, Colo., Aug. 16 (UPI) — A Sprint Nextel Corp. executive died when a boulder slammed through his car’s windshield as he drove in Snowmass Canyon, Colo., state patrol officers said.


The Kansas City (Mo.) Star reported Thomas Murphy, 45, vice president of corporate brand marketing for Sprint, was driving with his wife, Jennifer and his son, Ethan, 11, when the accident occurred.

The Colorado State Patrol said the briefcase-size boulder fell from a mountain and broke through the windshield of the family’s 2007 Chevy Tahoe sports utility vehicle. Read More

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August 16, 2009 at 11:01 pm

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READ: Wild elephant kills French tourist in south India

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franceindiaSource: REUTERS

CHENNAI, India (Reuters) – A French tourist was trampled to death by a wild elephant while trekking in southern India Friday, a forest official said.

Del Yotel Annie, a retired teacher from Neuilly Sir Marne, was taking pictures of a herd of wild elephants at Bokkapuram, adjacent to the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve in Udhagamandalam, about 500 km from Chennai, when a jumbo and a calf charged her. Read More

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August 15, 2009 at 4:45 pm

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