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Car Accidents

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Title Date Summary
1 Pedestrian injured in College Hill accident
NI Staff, Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.02
9/30/2019 A pedestrian was injured shortly before midnight on September 26th, 2019, after being struck by a motor vehicle on College Hill.
2 Ice guys finish last on winter roads
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.3
11/2/2017 Columnist Tanner Schrad discusses ways for students to remain safe driving on the roads during winter conditions.
3 Hit by a car? No free tuition
Adams--Phillip (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.1
11/5/2015 Students and faculty are beginning to question the safety of the Hudson Road crosswalk to the Towers dormitory complex; photo.
4 Winter driving tips
Schueller--Amanda Lynne (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.2
12/4/2014 Lt. Joe Tyler of UNI public safety shares winter driving tips and expresses to students how important it is to drive safe during winter weather.
5 One hurt in collision
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.2
8/28/2014 A two-vehicle crash was reported at the intersection of 20th and Olive streets near campus; photo.
6 UNI loses student to drunken driver
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.3
4/10/2014 UNI student Dawson Besler was killed by a drunk driver. He was a junior business management major.
7 20-year-old killed at CF intersection
Northern Iowan 109:16, p.3
10/19/2012 Karli Hilgenberg was killed in a car accident at the intersection of Highway 58 and Viking Road.
8 Spring sleet and snow
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.2
4/22/2011 Campus scenes following the snow of April 19. Several car accidents were reported in the area; photo.
9 UNI students and faculty remember Anna Williams
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.1
3/29/2011 Sophomore, pep band member, and loyal Panther fan killed in a one vehicle accident in Marshall County. She was returning to UNI to help load equipment for the band trip to Wichita for the NCAA women's basketball tournament; photo.
10 Can you be too old to drive?
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.9
2/25/2011 Statistics show that new teen drivers and elderly drivers are equally dangerous behind the wheel. Elderly people do not want to lose their independence by giving up their driver's license. The elderly are slow to accept change.
11 Message from UNI police
Department of Public Safety
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.3
2/25/2011 Drivers and pedestrians urged to use caution in cross walks on and around campus. Drivers must yield to pedestrians at all times. One out of five killed in traffic accidents are pedestrians.
12 Booze + cruise = lose
Laurio--Katelyn Rose (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.11
10/22/2010 Drinking and driving is a very dangerous combination. Over eighteen hundred young people, aged eighteen to twenty-four, die each year from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including automobile accidents; photo.
13 Texting while driving may potentially be banned
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:33, p.1
2/5/2010 Iowa lawmakers are considering making texting while driving illegal. Four different bills have been proposed to deal with distractions while driving; photo.
14 Texting while driving becomes a growing concern
Tegeler--Cassie L. (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.10
12/4/2009 Distracted drivers account for almost eighty per cent of all auto accidents and nearly sixty-five per cent of near accidents in the United States. Many states are considering ticketing those who text while driving; photo.
15 Click it or who cares?
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.5
9/25/2009 Using seat belts saves lives. The "Click it or Ticket" campaign of 2006 cost over nine million dollars; raising the use of seatbelts to eighty-two per cent. Was that money well spent?
16 An alarming danger on the road; texting while driving more dangerous than drunk driving
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.13
12/12/2008 Students recount experiences of sending text messages while driving; statistics show that that is a dangerous practice; photo.
17 Truly thankful for simple things
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:25, p.5
12/5/2008 Family accident leads to feelings of gratitude to everyone involved.
18 Live for today
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.3
11/14/2008 Life is a precious gift. Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem. Students urged not to take life for granted. Avoid drinking and driving.
19 Traffic safety
Bockenstedt--Travis
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.10
3/28/2008 Public urged to support legislation protecting children in motor vehicles.
20 Car accident
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:8, p.5
9/21/2007 Diabetic reaction causes vehicle to crash through the side of a building; photo.
21 DUI: A powerful lesson
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:32, p.1
1/26/2007 Mark Sterner will speak on consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol; photo.
22 Students reminded to drive safely
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:31, p.1
1/23/2007 Public safety director reminds students that pedestrians have the right of way on campus. Drivers are urged to watch for pedestrians after a student was hit by a car last week; photo.
23 Everyone stop walking this way
Randall--Whitney Rae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.5
11/10/2006 Pedestrians need to show some manners in their interactions with automobiles on campus.
24 Slowing it down
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.5
11/10/2006 Students urged to slow down when driving.
25 Public Safety implements pedestrian safety program
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:12, p.1
10/6/2006 Officers are observing high traffic areas, both for vehicles and pedestrians. Information is shared with drivers and pedestrians; photo.
26 UNI police launch pedestrian safety program
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
9/20/2006 The UNI Police Division will be monitoring intersections on campus during the day to help ensure safety.
27 UNI police push "Click it or Ticket" campaign
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:60, p.1
7/14/2006 UNI Police gave eight citations for seatbelt violations during the a four day "Click it or Ticket" campaign.
28 UNI student struck at crosswalk
Cue--Meleah (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.1
11/22/2005 Freshman Amanda Wilson was hit by a car while crossing West 23rd Street after a football game.
29 Winter weather impacts driving decisions; UNI Public Safety has tips to stay safe.
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
11/21/2005 Tips about staying safe during holiday driving.
30 How do the UNI students cross the road? It's no joke, but police will make sure drivers get it
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.1
10/28/2005 Public Safety will hand out cards at problem intersections to raise awareness about crosswalks; photo.
31 Drinking + Driving = Idiocy
Northern Iowan 101:59, p.5
7/8/2005 Thinks drinking and driving is not only a bad decision, it is also very selfish.
32 Is our current limit enough?
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:42, p.5
3/4/2005 Feels that the speed limit in Iowa should be increased to 70 miles per hour.
33 Parking lot etiquette
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:28, p.7
12/10/2004 Describes people's struggles and poor behavior when it comes to parking on campus.
34 Safety measures to be added along Hwy. 58
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.3
11/9/2004 Two million dollars allocated for safety improvements to Highway 58, especially for wire barrier to be constructed on the median to reduce fatalities on that stretch of road; photo.
35 UNI student charged with two counts vehicular homicide
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:17, p.1
10/26/2004 Chris Schwendinger charged after suspicion of operating while intoxicated during an accident in which two others were killed.
36 Driving consequences
Northern Iowan 101:9, p.5
9/28/2004 Believes reckless and irresponsible driving has reached epidemic proportions in America.
37 Darting across the street leads to close calls
Leibbrand--Jacob (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:7, p.1
9/21/2004 Addresses growing problem of pedestrians walking out in front of vehicles on campus roadways; photo.
38 Risk on the road
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:7, p.1
9/21/2004 Cedar Falls Police Department addresses issues involving traffic fatalities on Highway 58; photo.
39 Solution for OWIs
Roberts--Adam (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.9
4/20/2004 Suggests students lobby for more public transportation in order to prevent drinking and driving.
40 'Lisa's Law' to mandate BAL tests
Palmer--Greg (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:43, p.1
3/9/2004 Advocates pushing for mandatory testing at accident scenes after the death of UNI student Lisa Oetken.
41 Drivers adapt slowly to snow
McKenzie--JoLynn (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:37, p.1
2/17/2004 UNI Public Safety and Cedar Falls Police have not seen a large increase in the number of accidents due to the winter weather.
42 Bond review ends in family's favor
Cisco--Laura (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:16, p.1
10/25/2002 Michael Dunn's bond issue was not reduced at his hearing for vehicular homicide involving a UNI freshman; photo.
43 Pedestrian injured on Hudson Road
Brown--Evelyn (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:14, p.1
10/18/2002 Senior Chantelle McFadden, while standing at the corner of 27th St. and Hudson Road, was struck by a car after it had collided with another vehicle.
44 Remembrance for loss of UNI's own
Northern Iowan 99:10, p.9
10/4/2002 Claims that the flag should have been lowered out of respect to the UNI freshman Lisa Oetken, who was killed in a car accident.
45 Student fatality result of chase
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:10, p.1
10/4/2002 Lisa Oetken was killed in a car accident when a driver ran a stop sign and collided into her vehicle. Ashley Caskey and Holly Frerichs were also injured in the accident.
46 Three students involved in car accident, one fatality
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:9, p.1
10/1/2002 Lisa Oetken, Ashley Caskey, and Hollie Frerichs, freshmen from Akron, Iowa, were involved in a car accident last Friday; Lisa Oetken was pronounced dead at the scene.
47 Student complains of dangerous C.F. intersections
McCollom--Traci (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 98:54, p.11
4/30/2002 Criticizes the City of Cedar Falls for not posting needed traffic signs, especially along Olive Street.
48 NI Executive Editor injured in bicycle-car accident Tuesday
Konrad--Sara
Northern Iowan 97:53, p.5
4/20/2001 Carrie Van Sickel receives minor injuries as a result of the collision between her bike and car; photo.
49 UNI student remembered for literary excellence
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:45, p.11
3/24/2000 Robert Sewick died March 10, 2000. Friends offer tribute.
50 UNI student remembered for smile, loyalty
Van Sickel--Carrie
Northern Iowan 96:12, p.9
10/8/1999 Erin Hallberg, 22, a senior double elementary and early childhood education major, died October 3, 1999 in an automobile accident; photo.

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