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  • From the archives: Fracture to skull killed Earnhardt

    DAYTONA BEACH -- Dale Earnhardt died from a severe fracture to the base of his skull that caused bruising and bleeding to the soft tissue in his brain. When his race car smashed into a concrete wall at an estimated 180 mph Sunday at Daytona International...
  • Thousands pay respects to Earnhardt

    Some didn't know why they came. They just showed up. Like newly designated Meccas, thousands were drawn to pay their respects to race-car driver Dale Earnhardt near his Kannapolis, N.C., hometown, and to Daytona Beach, where he lost his life after...
  • Autopsy confirms Earnhardt died of skull fracture

    Dale Earnhardt died from a severe fracture to the base of his skull that caused bruising and bleeding to the soft tissue in his brain. When his race car smashed into a concrete wall at an estimated 180 mph, it broke eight ribs, his left ankle and his...
  • Portraits of the Victims

    They were people whose labor fuels the city — a waiter and a chef, a carpenter and a carpet installer, an electrician, a UN security expert, a lawyer, a financial services worker. One was just beginning his workday, but most were heading home. Some were...
  • Too Close To Home

    The young men stood in the funeral home parking lot, telling tales. Ill at ease in their shirts and ties, they smoked and laughed, recounting a series of remember-that-time stories set in the streets and backyards of Milford. But the main character of...
  • Va. Beach man killed in attack on convoy

    Eager to earn money for his daughter's college education, the former Marine accepted the chance -- and the risks -- of driving a Halliburton supply truck in Iraq. The family of a 43-year-old Virginia Beach man working as a contractor supplying the U.S....
  • Amid Patriotism, Anger And Questions

    Just off the two-lane main street of this southern Maryland town, a couple doors shy of the big lumber mill that rumbles all day like thunder, Ann and Jim Guy's modest dwelling is the picture of a patriotic American home. Out front, atop a tall white...
  • Crying and Digging

    Crying and Digging
    For centuries in America, we tended to our dead. People died at home, and relatives prepared the body, laid it out in the parlor and sat by as callers paid final respects. The body was buried in the family cemetery, if there was one, or on the back 40;...