Dominic Gonzalez and Antonio “Tony” Gonzalez have been named as the youngsters killed while traveling in a vehicle after being struck head-on by another vehicle said to be street racing in Mead Valley, California.
Brothers, Dominic, 6, and 8-year-old Tony, were killed in a head-on crash that happened early Tuesday evening in the town of Mead Valley, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Police say a speeding car struck their brother’s vehicle head-on. The boys were pronounced dead at the scene.
Their older brother, who was operating the Nissan Versa, was hospitalized and later released. Continue reading
Friends and family have identified Lauren Wolford as the young woman killed when a BMW struck her as she walked on the sidewalk near San Marcos, CA., Mission Hills High School Saturday.
Wolford, 18, was walking on Mission Road when a BMW left the roadway and struck her. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Shortly after 11 a.m. Saturday, deputies responded to calls about a car hitting a student near the school. A BMW traveling westbound on Mission Road had hit a pedestrian on the sidewalk. The driver didn’t suffer serious injuries, but the victim, later identified as Wolford, died at the scene. Continue reading
Dermot O’Leary, a student at Wando High School in Mt Pleasant, SC., has been named as the young man killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday.
O’Leary, 18, was traveling on Highway 17 North at Carolina Park Blvd in the Carolina Park neighborhood when the fatal crash occurred.
He was pronounced dead died at the scene. Continue reading
Alec Spencer has been named as the Columbus, GA., man shot in and killed in a triple shooting in Columbus.
Alec, 24, was identified as the victim after Columbus Police confirmed three people were injured, one person mortally, in an incident that occurred near 480 Andrews Rd, Columbus, GA.
Spencer died at 4:46 a.m. at Piedmont Columbus Regional Health. He was one of the three people were shot this morning, confirmed Columbus Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley.
Police say an altercation near a building that used to be a motorcycle club led to the deadly shooting. Continue reading
Nalej Yearns has been named as the teen killed Monday night in an accident in Charleston County, South Carolina. He was 17.
Yearns, of Summerville, died at Trident Medical Center from injuries he sustained in the accident, according to the Charleston County deputy coroner.
Yearns and a passenger were in a vehicle traveling north on Lincolnville Road at 5:45 p.m. Monday when their vehicle swerved off the left side of the road, struck several trees, and overturned, according to Lance Cpl Judd Jones. Continue reading
Michigan man, Jonathan Brussow, had just asked his girlfriend’s parents for their blessing to marry their daughter the night before he was swept out to ocean by a wave and killed while on vacation in the Bahamas, reports say.
Athena Williams said she and her boyfriend, Brussow, 19, met the summer after eighth grade. Williams said Brussow told her that they were destined to be married.
The night before Brussow died, while on vacation with Williams and her family, he sat down with her parents and asked for their permission.
The next day, Brussow also asked for Williams’ brother’s blessing while out walking. That’s when a wave swept the two men into the ocean. Williams’ brother was able to make it out safely, but Brussow was killed in the accident. Continue reading
Jessica Richmond, of Barberton, Ohio, has has died less than a week after being shocked after her co-worker accidentally touched a high-voltage power line while they trimmed trees in the bucket of a lift truck in Akron. She was 46.
Richmond, aka, Jessica Lynn (Ferrell) Richmond, died at an Akron hospital on Sunday. The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office says Richmond died from blunt force trauma to the head.
Richmond fell from the bucket after her co-worker, 38-year-old George Csikos, of New Franklin, touched a power line on Nov. 14. Csikos was electrocuted and died at a hospital that day. Continue reading
“The Bruster’s family is horribly saddened by this tragic accident,” said a sign hanging in the window of Auburn location of Bruster’s Real Ice Cream Shop, after a 3-year-old girl was found dead in a store grease trap Saturday.
The City of Auburn and Bruster’s Ice Cream are sharing their condolences after 3-year-old Sadie Andrews was found dead in a grease trap on Saturday, Oct. 14.
Andrews was reportedly playing with other family members in a grassy area when she suddenly went missing. Sadie was found unresponsive in the grease trap several minutes after she went missing. Surveillance video shows the child playing when she apparently fell through a lid covering the grease pit container. Andrews was rushed to the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika but was pronounced dead at the hospital Sunday afternoon just before 1:30 p.m. CT. Continue reading
Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo started a victims’ fund on GoFundMe shortly after the tragedy.
In the short time since, nearly $10 million of the $15 million goal has been raised from more than 79,000 donors and rising.
The commissioner believes a lot of the money will probably go to victims and their families in one-time payouts.
But GoFundMe takes 7.9 percent from every online donation plus 30 cents for each donation.
In this case, that comes out to approximately $500,000. Continue reading
The NYPost is reporting, Heather Heyer is the woman who was killed when a madman rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Heyer, 32, was the lone person killed in the Saturday afternoon attack, when James Alex Fields, Jr. 20, plowed his silver Dodge Challenger through the masses gathered at Emancipation Park in opposition to the rally.
She was a paralegal at the Miller Law Group in Charlottesville, where she worked in the bankruptcy department, according to the firm’s website.
Heyer’s friend set up a GoFundMe page to raise money for her family, and contributors have already raised $41,140 of the $50,000 goal.