Accidental Death

Historic Tank Photo

Suisun City Man Riding Historic Military Tank Falls Off And Is Fatally Run Over

A 54-year-old Suisun City man died Saturday afternoon in unincorporated Solano County, after he was run over by a military tank.


Stairway Collapse

Man Killed When External Stairway Collapses At Folsom Apartment Complex

A stairway collapse at a Northern California apartment building has killed a man.


Spookfest 2012 @ The Oracle Arena, Oakland San Francisco 10.27.2012 (credit: Live 105)

Cal Student Falls To Death At Halloween Concert In Oakland

Authorities say a man fell to his death Friday night after climbing up a restricted area at a Halloween concert at Oracle Arena.


Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Strikes, Kills Man In Atherton

A man was struck and killed by a train near the Atherton Caltrain station early Saturday morning, an agency spokeswoman said.


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Boogie Boarder Dies From Injuries Off Santa Cruz

A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz on Friday has been identified as James Zenk of Mountain View.


hard hat, construction, road closed

Bulldozer Operator Dies In Freak Accident In Glen Ellen

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a tractor death from Friday evening, a sheriff’s sergeant said.


California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Off Duty CHP Officer Killed In Accident While Working On Car

The Monterey County Sheriff’s Office was investigating the death of an off-duty California Highway Patrol Officer.


Escape From Alcatraz

Texas Man Dies During Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon

Officials say a 46-year-old Texas man died in the frigid waters of San Francisco Bay just moments after the start of the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon.



Salinas Toddler Killed When Father Backs Over Her

A 1-year-old girl was killed when her father accidentally backed over her with a car in Salinas on Saturday afternoon, a police commander said Sunday.



Police Call Drowning In San Mateo Lagoon ‘Tragic Accident’

Police say an apparent drowning of a three-year-old girl in a San Mateo lagoon appears to be nothing more than what a police spokesman called a “tragic accident.”