TN Woman Chanera Blackwell ID’d As Victim In Fatal Friday Night Nashville I-440 Crash

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Chanera Blackwell, of Nashville, Tennessee, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night crash on I-440.

Blackwell, 41, was killed in a crash involving two vehicles Friday at 7 p.m. on I-440 West at the I-40 Interchange near West End Park.

A Ford Expedition, operated by Blackwell, was traveling on I-440 when another vehicle suddenly encroached her lane.

Reed Reish, 36, began to merge into the right lane in order to enter I-40 causing the Ford Expedition to perform an avoidance maneuver.

The vehicles involved never actually made contact, according to officials.

The maneuver caused Blackwell’s Ford to lose control and exit the roadway.

The Ford then struck a rock wall and a guardrail before coming to a rest.

Blackwell was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

A crash report noted the victim was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

Reish remained on the scene and fully cooperated with arriving first responders.

According to social media, Blackwell was originally from Los Angeles, California.

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TN Man Kenneth Hendrix Jr ID’d As Victim In Saturday Nashville Motorcycle-VS-Taxi Collision

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Kenneth Hendrix Jr., has been identified as the victim killed in an early Saturday motorcycle crash in Nashville, Tennessee.

Hendrix, 23, was operating a motorcycle on Murfreesboro Road near Ransom Place, in Nashville at a high rate of speed when the fatal crash occurred.

Police say a taxi van was performing a left hand turn in Antioch neighborhood of Nashville when it was broadsided by Hendrix’s Suzuki motorcycle.

Hendrix was thrown from the bike and sustained multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The taxi driver, who fully cooperated with officials, was uninjured in the collision.

Witnesses told officials Hendrix appeared to be traveling at a high rate of speed when the fatal crash occurred just after midnight.

Investigators said no evidence at the scene showed alcohol or drug involvement in the crash and that excessive speed was the contributing factor to the crash, reports WSMV.

No one was cited at the scene.

Geo quick facts: Antioch is a neighborhood in southeastern Davidson County, Tennessee governed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The area is assigned to postal Zip Code 37013 – Wikipedia.

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TN Man Quinzell Pannell ID’d As Victim Shot Dead Inside Nashville Range Rover Friday Night

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Quinzell Pannell Jr, of Clarksville, Tennessee, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle shooting in Nashville Friday night.

Pannell, 23, was operating a Range Rover near the intersection of 17th Avenue North & Hayes Street, in Nashville, TN, around 11 p.m. Friday night, when he fatally shot from inside the vehicle, reports WSMV.

Witnesses in the area told police that they heard a “loud pop” as the Range Rover rolled by followed by the vehicle crashing into a utility pole.

Pannell, the driver, was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

A subsequent search of the Range Rover found two handguns and a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle.

Evidence shows the gunfire came from inside the vehicle, reports WSMV.

Investigators questioned two male passengers who sustained non-life threatening injuries but no charges have yet been filed.

The investigation is ongoing.

According to social media, Pannell was originally from Muskegon, Michigan. He was a former member of the U.S. Army, according to Facebook.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young man:

Anyone with possible additional information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and home to Vanderbilt University. Legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium are Downtown, as is the District, featuring honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum, celebrating the singer’s life – wikipedia.

KY Man Keshawn Sarver ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Cave City Glenwood Apartments

CAVE CITY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Keshawn L. Sarver has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound at Glenwood Apartments, in Cave City, Kentucky on Friday night.

KSP says, Sarver, 22, was inside his apartment, located at 9451 Happy Valley Rd, in Cave City, KY, when he was discovered fatally shot around 9 p.m. Friday.

Sarver was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

Police are investigating the fatal incident as a murder.

Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911 immediately. Continue reading

TN Woman Nyema Jackson ID’d As Patient Killed In Friday Double-Fatal Nashville Ambulance Crash

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Nyema Jackson, of Jackson, Tennessee, has been identified as one of two victims in a double-fatal Interstate 40 West Tennessee Healthcare ambulance crash Friday in Nashville.

Jackson, 36, was a patient riding in the back of the ambulance when the vehicle crashed after striking a rock wall while traveling on I-40 near Charlotte Pike, in Nashville Friday. The vehicle flipped and came to rest back in the travel lanes, according to police.

Zachary Pruitt, 36, of Humboldt, who was a medic, was also killed after both victims were thrown from the vehicle when it struck a rock wall, according to a news release.

Authorities say the crash may have been caused by excessive speed on a wet roadway.

The ambulance driver, Deborah Schichtel, 55, of Holladay, sustained non-life threatening injuries. She told police that the ambulance hydroplaned before it hit the wall

All three of the ambulance occupants were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Jackson and Pruitt died at the hospital. The ambulance was affiliated with West Tennessee Health Care and Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Continue reading

Indiana Mother Facing Charges Over Nashville Death Of 7-Month-Old Daughter

BLOOMINGTON, IN. (THECOUNT) — Indiana mother, Anna Prewitt-Byers, is facing charges in connection with the death of her 7-month-old daughter.

Prewitt-Byers, 20, faces felony charges of aggravated battery and battery resulting in death of a person less than 14 years old over the death of her six-month baby.

The investigation started on April 18, after a child was brought in to IU Health Bloomington with severe injuries including massive hemorrhaging, abrasions, diffuse cerebral edema causing herniation, severe hemorrhages in retina, perioptic nerve soft tissue hemorrhage, left chin contusions, cerebellar hemorrhages, base of the brain hemorrhaging and blunt trauma injury to her chest. The child later died. Continue reading

TN Juvenile Amarion Johnson Arrested In Nashville Murder Of 14-Year-Old Geovany Hernandez

NASHVILLE (THECOUNT) — Amarion Johnson has been identified as the juvenile arrested in Nashville early Wednesday morning in the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Geovany Hernandez.

Johnson, 14, was charged with criminal homicide over the deadly Tuesday evening shooting. He is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center following a deadly shooting that occurred around 6:35 p.m. at 130 Nashboro Greens, in Nashville, TN.

Detectives with the Hermitage Precinct say they have arrested the 14-year-old suspect accused of killing a Nashville teenager on Tuesday evening. Continue reading

Man Dead In Nashville Police-Involved Shooting Thursday ID’d As Daniel Hambrick 25

NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Tennessee authorities named, Daniel Hambrick, as the man involved in a the fatal shooting by Nashville police officer, Andrew Delke, during a traffic stop.

Hambrick, 25, was shot dead Thursday evening while on a sidewalk beside an apartment complex.

TBI spokesman Josh DeVine says authorities believe that during the traffic stop, Hambrick “reportedly emerged from the vehicle with a firearm in his hand” and the “situation escalated,” resulting in Delke firing his gun multiple times. Continue reading

TN Man Carlos Darnell Dixon Charged In Cesar Reza Murder At Antioch Hookah Lounge

Carlos Darnell Dixon has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Nashville man, Cesar Reza, 24, in the parking lot of an Antioch hookah bar last Friday morning

Dixon, 33, was taken in custody by Metro Nashville Police in connection to the fatal shooting that occurred at Arabian Palace Lounge located at 1135 Bell Rd, Antioch, TN., last week.

Reza and two friends pulled into the busy parking lot with the intention of going to Arabian Palace Hookah Lounge. Witnesses told police the pair pulled up behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. Continue reading

STANDOFF: TN Metro Cop Ambushed At Nashville Tony Sudekum Apartments

A Metro police officer was shot during an ongoing standoff at the Tony Sudekum Apartments south of downtown Nashville.

According to officials, there is a barricaded subject firing shots from inside an apartment on Charles E. Davis Boulevard.

Officers at the scene are calling this “an active shooter situation.” Click here to watch a Facebook Live video from the scene.

The officer is being transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-critical injuries. Continue reading