AUSTIN, TX. (THECOUNT) — Elijah Perales was identified Thursday as the motorcyclist killed after being struck by a vehicle along the MoPac Expressway in December.
According to a preliminary police investigation, Perales, 22, was operating a 2016 Indian motorcycle that was stopped on the right shoulder near 9500 North Mopac Expressway, in Austin, TX when an SUV, also traveling southbound, drifted off to the right and struck the bike.
Perales was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
Police noted the driver of the SUV remained on the scene awaiting arrival of police, who are still trying to determine if any charges are to be filed. Continue reading
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Authorities have identified James Babineaux, from Austin, as the man killed Monday in a crash in Lakeway, Texas.
Jim Babineaux, 36, was operating a BMW when a Nissan Titan lost control and slammed into his vehicle while headed west on Texas 71 near The Mansions Lakeway on Serene Hills Drive, in Austin, TX, around 4:38 p.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.
DPS officials said the driver lost control of his vehicle and went into a side skid before slamming into a BMW driven by Babineaux. Continue reading
NACOGDOCHES, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donte Deandre Broussard, of Nacogdoches, has been identified as the victim of a now fatal stabbing in Nacogdoches Saturday.
According to Nacogdoches Police, Broussard, 25, passed away Saturday night at Memorial Hospital due to the injuries suffered in the stabbing. A female suspect, Milanikii Ybarra, was arrested and charged in the incident.
A woman, later identified as Ybarra, 28, aka, “Princess Milanikii King,” was arrested Saturday by Nacogdoches Police and charged with “AGG ASSAULT DATE/FAMILY/HOUSE W/WEAPON.” Her charges will likely be enhanced now that the incident has turned fatal.
The stabbing occurred during an argument between Broussard and the female suspect, according to police.
According to the Nacogdoches Police Department, officers responded to a reports of a stabbing at 2215 Pearl Street, in Nacogdoches, TX, at around 10:38 a.m. Saturday. Continue reading
JUNCTION, TX (THECOUNT) — Mike Magee, Charlotte Moye, Janet Schultz and Joe Huss, have been identified as the people missing following flash flooding in Kimberley County, Texas.
Escambia County AL Sheriff’s Office deputies say Charlotte Moye called her husband in Flomaton to say flood water was rising fast and she wasn’t sure they’d make it out of the RV Park where they were staying. After some time water flooded their RV Park, washing away RVs and cars.
Escambia County, Ala. sheriff’s office is in touch with officials in Kimberly County, TX and are working to find out more information. Continue reading
LAMPASAS, TX. (THECOUNT) — One of two Cleveland Elementary School buses enroute to San Antonio has crashed in Lampasas Texas. Officials on the scene say the bus was carrying 27 female students and staff.
The Norman, Oklahoma bus was reportedly transporting students to San Antonio Texas when it was involved in a rollover crash, Saturday afternoon, authorities said.
The bus was reported to be carrying 27 passengers.
Some kids were taken to the hospital in Lampasas. The total number of injured students is unknown at this time. Continue reading
BEAUMONT, TX. (THECOUNT) — Authorities have identified the four people killed in a Beaumont, Texas, crash Thursday morning, while traveling from Georgia.
They were identified as 36-year-old Chelsea Stanbury, and her three children: 10-year-old Anthony Stanbury JR, 8-year-old Anaiyah Stanbury and 6-year-old Chase Stanbury.
The Georgia mother and three of her children were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Beaumont, Texas Thursday morning.
Several vehicles caught fire in the crash that shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 10. Continue reading
KATY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Nicholas D’Agostino has been identified as the Texas driver who has admitted to shooting at random woman drivers, traveling next to him, on five separate occasions, because he thinks women are “incompetent” drivers.
D’Agostino, 29, firstly blamed a road rage shooting he committed on a female driver as “self-defense,” saying the woman swerved in his lane, but later he admitted to authorities he had done it before — “maybe five times.”
When he was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon stemming from the shooting of a woman in Katy, Texas, he told authorities he had done it before — maybe five times, as the Star-Telegram reported last month. Continue reading
HENRY COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Michael Todd Withrow, of Bassett, has been identified as the victim killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night.
Withrow, 44, was operating a 1999 Chevy Blazer on Oak Level Road near Philpott Drive, when he exited the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a tree before striking a utility pole.
State police are investigating a crash that killed a Bassett man Sunday night. It happened around 10 p.m. on Oak Level Road, close to Philpott Drive in Henry County. The driver, 44-year-old Bassett resident Michael Todd Withrow, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to state police. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Family of 32-year-old Isaac Castillo confirmed he passed away at a local hospital Sunday due to injuries he sustained in a vehicle accident.
Department of Public Safety is investigating the single-vehicle accident that occurred east of San Diego on TX-44 and Co. Rd. 160 in Alice, TX, Saturday afternoon.
Castillo was traveling in a black pickup heading east when he lost control and flipped over. His vehicle landed on its roof in the brush. Continue reading
DUCHESNE COUNTY, UT. (THECOUNT) — The three people killed following a crash involving three motorcycles traveling in Utah, have been identified as 69-year-old Anthony M. Cooper from Hitchcook, Tex.; 53-year-old Judith Murray of Wichita, Kan.; 62-year-old John Kwiatkowski from Conroe, Texas, troopers say.
The crash, involving a group of motorcyclists, occurred Thursday around 10:30 a.m. on SR- 35 at milepost 31, just west of Hanna, Utah.
Utah Highway Patrol said a group of motorcyclists traveling northbound collided when one bike went down and was struck by two more bikes. Three motorcycles and four people were involved. Three riders died, another is in very critical condition, they said. Continue reading