MAGNOLIA, DE. (THECOUNT) — Paul J. Schiller, of Felton, Delaware, has been identified as the victims killed in a crash, in Magnolia on Friday.
Schiller, 62, was named by Delaware State Police as the individual killed in a crash on Friday, October 19, 2018 on Irish Hill Road, aka, Road 31, at the intersection of Lexington Mill Road.
The crash continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit.
If you or someone you know is a victim or witness of crime or have lost a loved one to a sudden death and are in need of assistance, the Delaware State Police Victim Services Unit/Delaware Victim Center is available to offer you support and resources 24 hours a day through a toll free hotline 1800 VICTIM-1. (1800 842-8461). You may also email the unit Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading
OCONEE COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Song Keun Im, of Anderson, South Carolina, has been identified as the train crossing guard attendant killed Friday afternoon after he was struck by a train on his first day on the job while working in Hartwell, GA, according to Oconee County Coroner.
Im, 28, was hit by a train at about 2:20 p.m. at a private crossing leading to an apartment complex construction site across from the Hartwell Village shopping center, according to reports.
Based on reports from the crew of the train, Im was sitting at the crossing grade on the pavement with his back to the oncoming train.
The crew reported the victim appeared to be looking down when he was struck, according to the coroner.
IM may have been wearing earbuds at the time of the accident.
The coroner said the victim was working for a temporary agency out of Greenville. He was hired to be a crossing attendant where this private roadway crossed the railroad to the construction site. It was his responsibility to be a lookout for oncoming trains and alert vehicles crossing the railroad when it was safe to cross, the coroner said. Continue reading
PELZER, SC. (THECOUNT) — Brady Michael Blymiller has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound at a home in Anderson County, South Carolina, Friday night.
Blymiller, 27, was named as the man shot Friday night at a home on Green Street in Pelzer around 10:15 p.m., officials said.
The victim was transported to an area hospital where he passed away from his injuries and was pronounced dead by hospital clergy.
The victim has been identified as Brady Michael Blymiller, 27. Continue reading
MIAMI GARDENS, FL. (THECOUNT) — Neico G. Crooks has been identified by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as the man who was shot dead by Miami Gardens police on Friday morning, after attempting to flee in a stolen vehicle Friday.
Crooks, 21, was killed while operating a stolen Lexus after he was shot causing him to crash into a house.
According to police, Crooks was discovered sleeping inside a stolen Lexus SUV at about 4:46 a.m. Friday. After police attempted to wake him, he took off and police opened fire on the vehicle.
Crooks was shot and crashed into a house where a family was sleeping.
Official say, an officer was on a routine patrol when he spotted the 2013 black Lexus RX350 on the 100 Northwest 189th Street, in Miami Gardens, FL. The vehicle was occupied by Crooks.
When the officer ran a check on the license plate it came back stolen and he called for backup.
As officers attempted to get Crooks’ attention, he took off and struck one of the officers with the car. Another officer was also injured in the incident.
Police shot at the getaway car and Crooks careened into a home across the street. The family inside the house was not hurt
“A firearm was found at the scene,” Miami Gardens police spokeswoman Carolyn Frazer said in her report. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement identified Neico Crooks as the man who was involved in a police shooting with Miami Gardens officers early Friday morning. Continue reading
AMARILLO, TX. (THECOUNT) — A magnitude 4.0 earthquake struck Amarillo Texas just after 6 AM on Saturday morning.
The quake was centered in Gluck, Texas, which is about 10 miles from Amarillo, Texas.
GOLDSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — Terrence Walker, of Goldboro, NC, has been identified as the victim struck and killed while operating a moped early Saturday morning in Goldsboro.
Walker, whose age was not provided, was killed in a collision just before 3 a.m. at the intersection of Olivia Lane and South Slocumb Street, in Goldsboro, NC.
The driver, Lukumon Charles Rasaki, failed to stop after striking Walker and fled the scene. His vehicle was later located at his residence and he was arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run for leaving the scene of the crash.
Walker was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.
Authorities say Terrence Walker entered the intersection on his Yamaha moped against a red light, was struck by a 2007 Toyota Highlander and fell to the ground. The driver of the Toyota, 40-year-old Lukumon Charles Rasaki, failed to stop and left the scene of the crash.
Rasaki was placed on a $20,000 secured bond and held in Wayne County Detention Center.
He is expected to face a judge Oct. 22.
Anyone with possible information on the collision should contact police at 911.
WASHINGTON, IN. (THECOUNT) — Keith Jones, known as one of the great on air voices in the Daviess and Knox County, Indiana, areas passed away Wednesday after an illness.
Jones, 63, passed away surrounded by his loving family at 6:55 pm on October 17, 2018 at his residence. Keith was born on August 23, 1955 in Washington the son of Dean Webster and Helen Maxine (Ivy) Jones.
Keith was a member of the Church on the Way and a dedicated member of the 20th Century Chevy Car Club. He also was a member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries. Keith was in broadcasting for many years and owned and operated K Com and High Octane Trax.
Keith had worked for several area radio stations as a disc jockey working under his own name and several pseudo names including “Pete Moss the dirt-bag of radio. He was also very instrumental in getting sound ran and played at Eastside Park as well as downtown Main Street and that music is still being played today.
Keith recorded many Republican Party advertisements for area politicians for many years and had a major influence on all of the sounds of Washington and launched the careers of many musicians in Washington and the state of Indiana.
Survivors include his wife, Julie Jones of Washington; son, Joseph “Bobby” Jones and his wife Regina of Washington; sister, Linda Hauser and her husband Gary of Poplar Grove, IL; brother, Gary Jones and his wife Sherry of Washington; step-daughter, Melissa Padgett Green; step-son, Shawn Padgett; nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Keith was preceded in death by his parents and his aunt Garnet Rainey. Continue reading
CHEROKEE COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Maurice Eugene Clements has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed Friday night in Cherokee County, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
Clements, 54, was named as the pedestrian hit by a vehicle, driven by a 54-year-old woman who was driving east on Hampshire Drive just before 7:30 p.m. in Gaffney, NC.
A 54-year-old woman was driving east on Hampshire Drive and hit the pedestrian, who was walking east on the road, troopers said.
Clements was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision.
Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler identified the pedestrian as 54 year old Maurice Eugene Clements. Continue reading
JACKSONVILLE, FL. (THECOUNT) — Symere Woolbright, 5, and Rickale Woolbright, 10, have been identified as the victims killed in a tragic Saturday morning Jacksonville, FL, crash that also seriously injured four others.
The two children were killed in the early morning I-295 crash that occurred in Northwest Jacksonville on Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP says, a Chevrolet Impala was traveling south on Interstate 295 approaching Commonwealth Avenue when it came into contact with a Chevrolet Tahoe, violently striking the rear of the Impala causing both cars to barrel into the center median.
Both Symere Woolbright and Rickale Woolbright, who were inside the Impala, were pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.
Kenmari Woolbright, 8, and Jamearion Johnson, 15, who were also in that car, were seriously injured and were taken to local hospitals. The driver of the Impala, Kenyota Johnson, suffered minor injuries but is expected to be OK. Continue reading
WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Telford, Tennessee man, Cade Cameron Rader, has been identified as the suspect arrested on several drug charges after caught trespassing on Roark Lane in Tyler, Virginia.
Rader, 23, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a schedule 4 narcotic, possession of schedule 3 narcotic, trespassing, petit larceny and destruction of private property.