service road


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When Ivanoff's body was discovered in bushes by the side of a service road outside of town — she had been shot in the back of the head at point blank range — Habros decided to call police. Victoria Mckenzie, Anchorage Daily News, "Native women in Nome say police ignored rapes or failed to thoroughly investigate them," 12 Sep. 2019 Approximately 15 minutes later, and while still driving the Chevy, Nelson is alleged to have approached the owner of a Mercury Sable near the West I-65 service road. Christopher Harress |,, "Mobile man accused of 2 carjackings in 15 minutes crashes into cop car before being arrested," 17 July 2019 Sedgwick was walking in a service road in the 11000 block of Indian Head Highway when a northbound car hit him Sunday at around 12:10 a.m., according to Prince George’s police. Washington Post, "Police identify Md. man who died after being struck by car," 24 June 2019 Crawfish Valley spread out below him, dense stands of poplars, oaks, white pines, and rhododendron thickets, the nearest overgrown service road miles away. Evan Allen,, "The twisted, fatal journey of the accused Appalachian Trail killer," 25 May 2019 When and where rattlesnakes are active: As cold-blooded reptiles, rattlesnakes often emerge after cool nights to the warming service roads and trails at parks to soak in the heat. Tom Stienstra,, "Rattlesnake season is here. Be prepared.," 28 June 2019 Police said the incident happened about 12:10 a.m. near the service road of Route 210 and East Swan Creek Road. Washington Post, "Local Digest: Two men killed in weekend shootings in D.C.," 24 June 2019 Police say the incident took place about 3:30 p.m. April 17 in the 8300 block of the eastbound LBJ service road, where Lopez was driving near the High Five interchange. Marc Ramirez, Dallas News, "Two charged with murder in man's death following LBJ Freeway shooting in April," 19 June 2019 The mother’s car had stalled on a service road in Fort Worth when it was pushed by waves of water from other vehicles, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. Bradford Betz, Fox News, "Flash flood sweeps car into culvert, killing mother, 2-year-old daughter," 9 Sep. 2018

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1921, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of service road

: a road that is near and parallel to a major road and that allows people to go to local stores, houses, etc.

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