SAN DIEGO, TX. (THECOUNT) — Leandro Chapa, of San Diego, TX, has been identified as the victim killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Saturday night.
Chapa, 31, was traveling on a newer model Harley Davidson motorcycle west on Commerce Road, in Alice, TX, when he misjudged a curve and exited the roadway. The bike came to a rest in the grassy area on the south side of the road, according to authorities.
A passerby observed the accident scene and called 911.
Chapa was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the wreck.
It is unknown if alcohol or speed were factors in the fatal crash. Police have ordered a toxicology test.
Family has been notified. Continue reading
ATTLEBORO, MA. (THECOUNT) — Leland Clarke, of Randolph, MA, has been identified as the victim in a Route 95 crash in Attleboro early Saturday.
According to State Police, Clarke, 26, was operating a 2010 Toyota Scion on Route 95 when, for an unknown reason, exited the roadway and rolled over in the median at 3:30 a.m.
The cause of this crash remains under investigation with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, Crime Scene Services Section, Troop H detectives, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Continue reading
OUACHITA COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Lisa Holliman, of Camden, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal State Highway 24 crash that occurred on Friday or Saturday.
Holliman, 25, was traveling with her two toddlers on State Highway 24, Camden, AR, when the crash happened. The wreck did not immediately come to the attention of authorities, until, one of the toddlers involved in the crash was found wandering on the roadway.
Another child was later located inside the crashed vehicle.
“Today is anything but short of a miracle. The three-year-old and one-year-old being able to survive in the elements you know southern Arkansas with how hot it is — the humidity — we’ve had precipitation since then and like I said it’s nothing short of a miracle — God’s blessing that these children were able to survive this accident,” said Detective Nathan Greeley of the Ouachita County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
ATLUS, OK. (THECOUNT) – The Blair Fire Department chief announced the sad news on Facebook that the department has lost one of their own. The firefighter, who has not need identified, worked at the Friendship Fire Department, located on South Main Street in Altus, OK.
The Friendship firefighter was killed while working a house fire Friday evening, the chief said.
The fire broke out just after 5:30 p.m. at a home at the intersection of county roads 206 and 160 about a mile north of Altus. Firefighters arrived to find the home engulfed in flames. source
The Blair Fire Department’s Facebook page reported the death of one firefighter with the Friendship fire department.
It is with heavy heart tonight, a fire fighter was lost in the of duty, we ask that you keep his family in your prayers at this time of need,,,,,
Prayers for the friendship fire department and family
Albert Tyner chief Continue reading
EAST HAMPTON, CT. (WTNH) – The victims of a fatal crash in East Hampton Tuesday have been identified as, Kyle Hermann, 23, of East Haddam, Danielle Jacobs, 29, of Colchester, and Leslie Marshall, 40, of Middletown.
Authorities say, the victims were involved a two-car collision that occurred around 5:50 p.m. on Route 16 near the Salmon River, in Colchester.
Hermann and Jacobs were pronounced dead at the scene. Marshall was pronounced dead later that night at Hartford Hospital. Continue reading
MCKEESPORT, PA. (THECOUNT) — Lori Mula has been identified as the victim who died following a crash in McKeesport on Thursday night.
Mula, 48, was operating a vehicle when she exited the roadway and struck a utility pole at about 11:30 p.m. in the 600 block of West 5th Avenue, McKeesport, PA.
Officials say, live wires made extracting Mula from the crushed vehicle more complicated for first responders, who has to cut her out of the vehicle after the wires were removed.
Mula was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force injuries that occurred in the violent crash. Continue reading
LINCOLN, NE. (THECOUNT) — Nebraska woman, Stephanie Leard, of Hickman, has been identified as the victim in a fatal rollover crash near Norris High School, located at, S 68th St, Firth, NE, Monday night, according to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.
Leard, 33, was identified by LSO as the woman operating a 2003 Acura when she exited the roadway for an unknown reason and entered a ditch.
Emergency responders were called to S. 68th Street, just south of Norris High School, at about 9 p.m. Monday on a report of a rollover accident. LSO said the 2003 Acura, driven by Leard, was traveling southbound on 68th Street when it left the roadway, entered the west ditch, and rolled. Continue reading
RAYLEIGH, UK. (THECOUNT) — Police have identify a man who died following a collision in Canewdon as Terry Coppins of Rayleigh, UK.
The fatal single-vehicle accident occurred on Creeksea Ferry Road in Canewdon, when the BMW M6 Coppins was operating exited the roadway and crashed.
An unidentified 16-year-old girl who was also traveling in the vehicle at the time of the crash was transported to an area hospital for observation.
THECOUNT.com has learned, Coppins, 32, made local headlines in 2014 for founding the crimefighting Facebook community, “Rayleigh Protection Group.” Continue reading
CLEVELAND, OH. (THECOUNT) — Middlefield, Ohio woman, Jessica Mustin, was identified as the woman killed after a wrong-way driver slammed into her car on Cleveland Memorial Shoreway near the East 9th St. exit ramp early Saturday morning.
Mustin, 22, was struck and killed while operating a Volkswagen Jetta westbound around 2:50 a.m. by a 29-year-old man in a Toyota Camry heading in the wrong direction.
Authorities say Mustin attempted to avoid the man but was unsuccessful and the two vehicles collied.
Cleveland police say the woman was driving her Volkswagen Jetta westbound around 2:50 a.m. when a 29-year-old man approached in a Toyota Camry headed in the wrong direction. She attempted to get out of the way, but was unable to do so. She died at the scene. Continue reading
GREENSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — Gaston Coy Underwood, of Greensboro, NC., has been identified as the motorcyclist killed following a crash Saturday.
Underwood, 56, was operating a 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on the 3500 block of Burlington Road when the fatal crash occurred.
He lost control of the motorcycle and ran off the roadway to the right before being ejected from the motorcycle. Continue reading