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1 Accidents (Janesville) Motorcyclist hurt in crash (Robert A. Ellis)(another accident in town injured James E. Forrest) 14 Jun 1980, p.2
2 Accidents (Janesville) Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries (E. Memorial Dr.) 03 Jul 2016, 5A
3 Accidents (Janesville) Pair killed in motorcycle accident (Dana Fichtner, 53, of Janesville, Alyssia Marie Kittleson, 26, of Mineral Point)(County G near Rettenmund Rd. in the town of Primrose) 05 Jul 2016, 2A
4 Accidents (Janesville) 'That due is going to get in an accident': Car careens through neighborhood: Janesville man drives erratically, crashes on city's west side (Mole Ave.) 06 Jul 16, 1A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Teen injured in crash of stolen car (Darien teen, 400 block of Centerway [in Janesville]) 19 Jul 2016, 6A
6 Accidents (Janesville) Police seek dog that bit bicyclist (Franklin St. and Mineral Point Ave.) 09 Aug 2016, 8A
7 Accidents (Janesville) Boy suffers head injuries in collision (Traci L. Churchill)(Bradley R. Grzeca)(Ringold St.)(Memorial Dr. near the Rock County Fairgrounds) 30 Aug 2016, 8A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Milton woman killed in crash outside St. Mary's Hospital (driver Roberta Kerr) 01 Sep 2016, 8A
9 Accidents (Janesville) Deadly confusion: flashing arrow at some intersections confuses some drivers (includes Flashing arrows: what to do) 08 Sep 2016, 1A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Former Janesville swimmer killed in Thursday crash: truck swerved into lane, hitting Spencer Twining on motorcycle (near Eagle after his motorcycle collided with a truck)(Janesville Parker High School graduate and a swimmer on the UW-Whitewater Warhawks mens' swimming and diving team) 10 Sep 2016, 3A

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