Although there appeared to be no damage to the road, both northbound and southbound lanes of North Carolina Highway 87 were closed down after the crash.
The crash occurred in Harbor City, Los Angeles, when a vehicle made an illegal U-turn in front of the family, causing their pickup truck to swerve and hit a pole.
65-year-old Thomas Kovalik was pronounced dead at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut.
A stack of shipping containers tumbled to the ground and one man was injured after the collapse in Taiwan.
Japanese authorities are investigating the cause of the incident in the Sea of Okhotsk, near Hokkaido Island.
The girl sustained major injuries after she was hit by a pickup truck in the vicinity of Crow Canyon and Manter Road in Castro Valley, California Highway Patrol said.
Chase Thompson, who has autism, was struck by a car in Deerfield, Illinois, shortly after he managed to get out of his family home.
A dirt bike rider using local trails came across Ryan Linneman, 37, on Wednesday evening during a chance encounter at the bottom of a 50-foot descent in Kansas.
A truck ran over the elderly man while he was walking his dog in Valley Village back in June.
But the ferry operator argued its crew had switched off the vessel's engines.
"Birds are pollinators and insectivores," New York Assemblywoman Deborah Glick said. "They're part of the chain of life. And so their massive deaths are not good for us."
Potential collision with the Large Magellanic Cloud could happen in around two billion years.
The collision took place 10 billion years ago, when the universe was just three or four billion years old.
The accident happened at a railway crossing as a daycare worker took the children to school.
A Swiss citizen and a Dutch tourist were also killed in the collision.
Last year's collision was the first in which scientists could actually see what was happening during and after the collision.
Investigators believe the Tesla sped up for just over three seconds before hitting stationary firetruck on May 11.
The fireworks are taking place about 350 million light-years away.
The neutron star merger has revolutionized astronomy.
Victor Davis Hanson writes that the ethos of the WW2 generation is fading and hasn't been passed to today's young adults.
A new directive from Naval Surface Forces sparks concern that some sailors aren't getting anywhere near enough sleep.
Shouldn't avoiding collisions be simple for a destroyer equipped with GPS and radar?
A search is underway near Singapore for 10 missing crew members of the guided-missile destroyer.
Impact Earth allows you to create a virtual asteroid, pick its speed and see what would happens if it hit near you.
The "Star Wars" actor has a history of aviation issues, including crash-landing a plane in 2015.