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
PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — Authorities are investigating after a woman, wearing only socks, was found shot dead outside a Springfield Ave Catholic church early Tuesday morning.
The female victim, believed to be in her mid-20, was found shot in the head outside St. Francis De Sales Catholic Church, located at 4625 Springfield Ave, Philadelphia, PA. A gun was found laying next to the victim, reports say.
Police say they are trying to determine how the shooting occurred.
The woman, believed to be in her mid-20s, was wearing only socks when she was found near St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church. She was pronounced dead at the scene around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Continue reading
Andrew Dorogi, a 21-year-old Amherst College student who died under unexplained circumstances, is being remembered by his family.
Dorogi, of Fairview Park, Ohio, died while in Mexico City on Friday, officials at Amherst and the U.S. State Department confirmed on Wednesday. Officials have not released the cause, or circumstances, of his death.
Dorogi’s relatives, who penned his recent obituary, (below,) are saying that the college senior and football player had accepted a position as an Investment Banking Analyst at Wells Fargo, which he was due to start in June. Continue reading
Megan Ann Hicks has been named as the young mother killed in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning, according to the Clark County Coroner.
Officials confirmed Hicks, 23, of North Las Vegas, died on Thursday. Hicks’ exact cause of death was not released.
Nevada Highway Patrol responded to reports of a rollover crash on the U.S. 95 and the Rainbow Boulevard curve on March 7. According to Trooper Jason Buratczuk, one woman was pronounced dead at the scene and a second woman was transported to a hospital with critical injuries. Continue reading
Columbus police are searching for Raheem McClam, the driver they say was involved in January’s fatal Steam Mill Rd, Columbus, GA., crash.
McClam, 19, is suspected of causing a crash that killed 31-year-old Claudia Johnson and injured six others, two of whom are still hospitalized.
The Columbus Police Department Motor Squad has issued multiple warrants for his arrest, including Homicide-1st Degree, two counts of Serious Injury, one count of Reckless Driving, one count of Speeding (84/35 MPH) and other smaller offenses. Continue reading
Colorado officials say sports agent, Dan Fegan, is the person who died in a crash involving a commuter bus and a rented SUV Sunday. He was 56.
According to local reports, Fegan, a longtime sports agent with a roster of star NBA clients, was traveling in an SUV when the collision occurred Sunday morning near Highway 82 outside of Aspen.
A 29-year-old woman from California and Fegan’s 5-year-old son were in the SUV at the time of the collision.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, no one on the Roaring Fork Transportation Authority commuter bus was hurt. The Aspen Times reports that the person who died was traveling in the SUV with two other people. Continue reading
Florida police are investigating a deadly shooting Monday night near the Pinellas Park City Hall that took the life of Caroline Morton-Hicks of St. Petersburg.
TheCount.com has obtained photos of Morton-Hicks. She was 59 years old.
Officers responded to shots fired just before 10:00 p.m. in the 5100 block of 78th Avenue and found the body of a woman in the street. Continue reading
Session musician turned hit maker, Leon Russell has died in Nashville. He was 74. Russell was inducted into both the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2011.
According to his wife, Jan Bridges, the ‘A Song For You’ singer passed away in his sleep. Russell suffered a heart attack in July 2016, requiring bypass surgery. Since then, he had postponed shows while convalescing at home. He had hoped to return to the schedule in January 2017 but that was not to be.
The Master Of Space And Time was a legendary musician and songwriter originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma who performed his gospel-infused southern boogie piano rock, blues, and country music for over 50 years. Leon led the famous Joe Cocker’s ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ tour and performed with George Harrison and Friends at the Concert For Bangladesh. Continue reading
Dennis Byrd, the former NFL star who inspired countless fans by vowing to walk again after a broken neck, and did, was killed in a car crash in Oklahoma Saturday.
Byrd, 50, died when a Ford Explorer driven by a 17-year-old crashed head-on into his H2 Hummer. The crash occurred on Oklahoma 88 north of Claremore.
The crash sent two others to the hospital. The teenage driver and a 12-year-old passenger in Byrd’s vehicle. Both were in critical condition, said Tulsa World. Continue reading
Singer, Alejandro “Jano“ Fuentes, who appeared on the Mexican version of singing competition “The Voice,” has died after being shot on Chicago’s Southwest side.
Fuentes, 45, was shot in the head several times by an unknown assailant who ordered him from his vehicle. Friends who were traveling with the singer said, noting was taken in the execution style murder.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed that 45-year-old Alejandro “Jano” Fuentes died on Saturday. Continue reading