October 20, 2020
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Davenport man, 67, dies of injuries from crash involving car stolen in Tampa

A 67-year-old Davenport man died Saturday from injuries he received Wednesday in a four-vehicle crash west of Walt Disney World involving a Honda SUV stolen from Tampa.

The victim suffered critical injuries when the stolen car vehicle ran a red light and crashed into the driver’s side door of the Honda Ridgeline pickup truck he was driving, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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The agency did not release the name of the victim because of its interpretation of Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2018 that is meant to protect crime victims but deprives the public of information that had long been made available under Florida’s public records law.

The collision occurred about 1:40 p.m. at U.S. 192 and Westside Boulevard in Osceola County. The drivers of two other SUVs received minor injuries when the impact caused

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Ohio man dies after a crash involving a bicycle

SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A man is dead after a crash involving a bicycle in northwest Ohio Thursday.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Brint Road, west of Centennial Road in Sylvania Township, Lucas County just after 3:30 p.m.

A 2009 Dodge Avenger, driven by a 17-year-old from Sylvania, was traveling eastbound on Brint Rd, near the marked crossing for the Quarry Ridge Trail. Investigators said James Turner, 79, also of Sylvania, was riding a bicycle eastbound on the bike trail and failed to yield the right of way and entered into the path of the Avenger.

After the car and bicycle collided, Turner was ejected from his bicycle and came to rest along the south side of Brint Rd along with the Avenger. Turner died in the crash.

The juvenile driver of the car was not injured and was wearing a seatbelt. Investigators said Turner

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Court denies request to dismiss case involving flight refunds, Canadian Transportation Agency – National

A Federal Court of Appeal judge has dismissed an attempt by Canada’s transportation regulator to prevent a hearing on its stance on flight credit for travellers.

Air Passenger Rights, an advocacy group, asked the appeal court in April to order the removal of the Canadian Transportation Agency’s statement on vouchers from its website, which was posted following mass flight cancellations by airlines.

The statement said the agency believes that vouchers or travel credit valid for two years are generally appropriate for airlines to give customers — opposed to refunds — for flights cancelled by carriers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In its application, Air Passenger Rights also asked the court to prohibit members of the regulator from dealing with passenger complaints about refunds, arguing that a reasonable apprehension of bias exists based on the agency’s statements.

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