SC Woman Shot To Death Inside Greenville Home Saturday Identified

GREENVILLE, SC. (THECOUNT) — Rebecca Nicole Haenning, of Greenville, has been identified as the victim found shot in a Greenville residence Saturday.

Haenning, 38, was named by the Greenville County Coroner’s Office as the woman found suffering from a gunshot wound in her Albain Circle home.

Deputies said they responded to Albain Circle 12:35 a.m. Saturday on calls of shots fired. Upon arrival, first responders located Haenning suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.

She was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The coroner identified the victim as 38-year-old Rebecca Nicole Haenning. Her cause of death was listed as gunshot wound to the torso. Continue reading

CarolinaFest Skydiving Victim Identified As 68-Year-Old Carolyn Clay Of Williamsburg VA

A Williamsburg woman who was killed in a skydiving accident in Chester County Thursday afternoon during the annual CarolinaFest event has been identified as Carolyn Clay of Williamsburg, Virginia.

Clay, 68, received “blunt force trauma” during what authorities are calling a “hard landing,” at the popular annual event. The accident is still being investigated but officials say they are focusing on what may have been the incorrect packing of Clay’s parachute.

Officials with SkyDive Carolina released the following statement saying in part that Clay was a “highly experienced” skydiver and completed over 15,000 skydives:

“The skydiver safely deployed their main parachute, but experienced a malfunction,” officials with Skydive Carolina said. Continue reading

Larson Burgess Identified As SC Victim In Saturday Fatal Roebuck Motorcycle Crash

Larson Burgess, has been identified by troopers as the victim who passed away at the hospital after crashing his motorcycle on SC-295 in Spartanburg County Saturday evening.

Burgess, from Avon Park, FL., was operating a Harley Davidson motorcycle in Roebuck, SC., when the fatal crash occurred. He was 27.

Officials say, a motorcycle traveling south on SC-295 from Old Airport Rd., crashed after coming into contact with a merging 4-door Nissan at around 9:55 p.m. Burgess struck the driver’s side door of the Nissan and was thrown from the vehicle. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, troopers noted in a report. Continue reading

SC Women Lois King & Marge Seymore ID’d As Victims In Saturday Clinton Double-Fatal Crash

South Carolina woman, Lois King and Marge Seymore of Clinton, have been identified as the victims following a head-on collision in Laurens County.

SC Highway Patrol Troopers confirm two people died in a collision that occurred US 76 near Grain Bin Road Saturday night at approximately 11:51 p.m.

Troopers say a 2007 Ford Mustang was traveling west on US 76 and a 2004 Ford Taurus was traveling east on US 76 when the Taurus traveled left of center and struck the Mustang head-on.

King worked for Laurens County School District 56. Seymore worked for Bailey Manor. Both died as a result of blunt force injuries.

Troopers say there were three occupants in the Mustang. All were wearing seat belts, injured, entrapped and extricated by mechanical means. The driver was transported by helicopter to Spartanburg Regional where the driver succumbed to their injuries. The right front passenger was transported by helicopter to Greenville Memorial where the passenger succumbed to their injuries. Continue reading

David Stockdale ID’d As Victim In Myrtle Beach Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

David Stockdale has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash Wednesday evening in the Myrtle Beach area.

Stockdale, 49, was operating a 2012 Ford pickup truck when it ran off the right side of a Myrtle Beach roadway and struck a ditch, according to officials.

According to information from South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins, the crash happened at 5:25 p.m. on Tidewater Road. Continue reading

Beloved NC Woman Cheryl Meggs ID’d As Victim In New Market Road Hartsville SC Crash

North Carolina woman Cheryl Meggs has been identified as the A 56-year-old woman killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday night in Hartsville, South Carolina, according to the Darlington County coroner.

Reports say, Meggs, 56, of North Carolina, was operating a 2016 Honda two-door southbound when she attempted to make a left onto W Bobo Newsom Hwy from New Market Road at around 7 p.m. The Honda was stuck by a 1999 GMC SUV traveling north.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was wearing a seat belt, reports noted. Continue reading

Earl Wright of Joanna SC ID’d As Victim Struck And Killed By Train Saturday

Earl Wright has been named by the Laurens County Coroner’s Office as the man killed after being struck by a train in Joanna, South Carolina.

Wright, 58, was struck and killed in an incident that occurred at Sumter St & Taylor St Joanna, SC., in the intersection.

Wright of Joanna, was pronounced dead on scene, officials said. Continue reading

Tyler Burgess ID’d As SC Man Killed In Spartanburg Friday Morning Crash

Tyler Burgess has been identified as the South Carolina man killed in a traffic accident early Friday morning, the Spartanburg County coroner said.

Authorities say, the crash involved two vehicles and occurred on Southport Road in the Cedar Springs community. Burgess, 23, was traveling in a Toyota Camry when the vehicle struck the rear portion of a tractor trailer. He was killed in the collision.

The coroner said his investigators were called to the scene just after 2 a.m. and found Tyler Patrick Burgess, 23, of Wyatt Road in Spartanburg deceased. Burgess’ cause of death was head and body trauma secondary to a two-vehicle collision, the coroner said. source

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Photo: Quentin “Cornbread” Oliver Named As NC Man Shot Dead Hiding In Greenville Woman’s Closet

Greenville County deputies identified Quentin Oliver as the “suspected burglar” killed after being shot by a Greenville resident who discovered him in her closet Friday morning.

Deputies said they were called to an apartment complex on Easterlin Way just after 8 a.m. after a person living there came home and found the suspect in the home.

Deputies arrived and found Oliver, 34, dead in the master bedroom closet. Continue reading

Family Remembers Young SC Man Killed In Bluff Road Head-On Collision

Authorities say a head-on collision claimed the life of Howard “PJ” Henderson Friday night.

Born, Howard Victor Henderson II, the beloved young man from Columbia, South Carolina, was only 20 years old at the time of his death.

A 4-door Dodge drifted into oncoming traffic just before 6 p.m. on Bluff Road, according the S.C. Highway Patrol. The driver, identified as 20-year-old Howard Victor Henderson III, was pronounced dead at the scene from blunt neck trauma.

Two other vehicles were reportedly involved in the crash. A second driver was treated for non life-threatening injuries at a local hospital, and the third driver sustained minor injuries. Continue reading