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1 Accidents (Janesville) Bicyclist killed in accident along Highway 52: man was wearing dark clothes while riding on road at night (Robert Calkins) 08 Nov 2004, 3A
2 Accidents (Janesville) Crash victims still hospitalized (David Glass) (David Vance) (Cade Vance) (Carsen Vance) (Sandra Bard) (Gerald Bard) 09 Dec 2004, 2B
3 Accidents (Janesville) City man severely burned at home: burns cover more than 90 percent of his body (Jake Meek) 11 Dec 2004, 3A
4 Accidents (Janesville) An early morning dip: Janesville woman's car crashes onto deck of YMCA swimming pool (photo) Janesville firefighter Bob Gabbey watches as a 2002 Buick Rendezvous is lifted off the deck of the swimming pool at the YMCA...The vehicle, driven by Cheryl Grice of Janesville, crashed through the window and landed on the pool deck about 5:40 am. Grice was not hurt... 08 Dec 2004, 1A
5 Accidents (Janesville) Lawsuit filed against the city: suit based on accident that injured 10-year-old (Deante Calvin) (Schneider National Carriers) 28 Dec 2004, 1B
6 Accidents (Janesville) Burn victim dies: funeral service will be Wednesday (Jake Meek) 12 Dec 2004, 1B
7 Accidents (Janesville) A cooler head prevailed: 13-year-old Bryce Quinn honored for keeping calm during emergency (photo) Bryce Quinn talks about the 911 call he placed when his dad, Brendan, impaled his temple with a pair of pruning shears on New Year's Day. 30 Jan 2005, 3A
8 Accidents (Janesville) Truck swerves off Interstate, crashes near Marshall School: two drivers injured; no students harmed in crash (photo) A tanker truck sits in a field near Marshall Middle School after it careened off Interstate 90/39... 06 Apr 2005, 1B
9 Accidents (Janesville) Toddler chokes to death: death ruled an accident (Isabelle Guadalupe Zamora) (Jody A. Zachow) 25 May 2005, 1A
10 Accidents (Janesville) Mom accidentally runs over girl: 6-year-old daughter injured in driveway (Danielle Swanson) 17 May 2005, 3A

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