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[ACCIDENT] Five People Hurt After Man Looses Control of his 1997 Corvette
Photo Credit: Jim Birkemeier

Sometimes speed will get you in trouble when you’re driving a sports car.

That was apparently the case on Saturday when a 58-year-old man lost control of his 1997 Corvette in a curve and crashed head-on into an oncoming 2014 Ford Escape.

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Two New Jersey Cops Cited for DUI after 1974 Corvette Crashes into a Church

Two police officers in Millville, N.J., are under investigation after the green 1974 Corvette they were riding in crashed into a church.

The incident, which happened on the evening of Sept. 3, only became public Tuesday after The Daily Journal newspaper asked law enforcement officials about the crash and criminal review now underway by the Prosecutor’s Office.

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[ACCIDENT] C5 Corvette Struck by Drunk Driver in Wisconsin

by Mitch Talley on September 24, 2014

A white C5 Corvette was hit from behind by a Jeep in Somers, Wisconsin earlier this month, sending at least three people to the hospital.

The Corvette was eastbound on Highway K and was trying to turn south into a driveway when it was struck in the rear by the eastbound Jeep.

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[VIDEO] Bank Robber’s C4 Corvette Searched for Explosives

by Mitch Talley on September 16, 2014

[VIDEO] Bank Robber's C4 Corvette Searched for Explosives

We’ve heard of “dynamite” Corvettes exploding off the line at a drag strip.

But a suspect bank robber in Stanton, Calif., added a new twist to that scenario Monday morning.

The 62-year-old man was arrested in connection with a robbery at Bank of the West on Beach Boulevard in Stanton after a traffic stop at Katella and Western avenues.

That’s where it gets interesting.

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[VIDEO] Street Race Turns Deadly for C5 Corvette Driver

by Mitch Talley on September 15, 2014

Street Race Turns Deadly for C5 Corvette Driver

A deadly accident in San Diego over the weekend offers proof once again of how dangerous street racing can be.

The 27-year-old driver of a silver C5 Corvette lost his life instantly when he crashed into a palm tree while apparently racing a black Mercedes which fled the scene.

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Crash of Stolen C4 Corvette Sends Two Car Thieves to the Hospital

Their injuries may be the least of their worries after two men in Hamtramck, Mich., wrecked a C4 Corvette they are accused of stealing last week.

Hamtramck Police Chief Max Garbarino says the driver was driving irresponsibly and spinning the tires in the Corvette, prompting lawmen to give chase.

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Family of Corvette Driver Shot Dead by LA Police Receive a $5 Million Settlement
Photo Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

The family of a Corvette driver shot and killed by police last year after an hour-long chase that was televised live will receive a $5 million settlement following a vote Wednesday by the Los Angeles City Council.

Two city council members voted against the settlement, saying they felt the city had a good chance of winning a lawsuit filed by the family of Brian Newt Beaird, 51.

Last December, Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies began chasing Beaird in his Corvette in Cudahy after they suspected he was a drunk or reckless driver. When the chase reached the LA city limits, the LAPD took over as Beaird continued to drive erratically and at high speeds on freeways and surface streets in his C6 Corvette.

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C7 Corvette Stingray Vandalized with Paint Stripper

by Keith Cornett on August 4, 2014

Corvette Stingray Vandalized with Paint Stripper

It’s very sad that someone who works hard and enjoys nice things can’t have them because people are jerks.

Renee Hughes of Hoover, Alabama found that out when she woke up Friday morning to find that her Black 2014 Corvette Stingray had been vandalized by someone who poured paint stripping gel all over her new car.

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Police Recover Stolen 2003 Corvette Z06 after High Speed Pursuit Ends in Crash
Moses Lake police/courtesy photo

The good news is police found a red 2003 Corvette that was stolen in Moses Lake, Washington last Thursday morning.

The bad news is by that time, the alleged thief had crashed the car through a fence and into the back yard of a house in the 8800 block of Hillcrest Drive in Moses Lake.

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Wake County Sheriff's Office to Keep its Confiscated Corvette Z06

What Top Gear magazine once called the fastest police car in America apparently will remain the property of the Wake County Sheriff’s Office in Raleigh, N.C., for the foreseeable future.

The sheriff’s office has been using the black 2007 Corvette Z06 for the past five years after seizing it from a drug dealer convicted of felony schedule II possession.

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