VA Man Identified As Victim In Sunday Night Fatal Bassett Single-Vehicle Crash

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

Family: TX Man Involved In Saturday Alice Highway 44 Crash Dies In Hospital

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

Victims In Utah Triple-Fatal Hanna Motorcycle Group Crash Identified

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

Photos: Beckville TX Man Blayne Anderson Shoots Keith Carr Dead In Fight Over Female

The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed a deadly shooting that occurred between two young men in Beckville, TX.

On Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, at approximately 1:30 AM, Harrison County 911 dispatchers say they began receiving calls of a shooting with a possible victim. Upon arrival, deputies located several witnesses who stated Blayne Anderson, 22, had shot his friend, Keith Carr, 25, dead.

During the investigation, police found Anderson asleep or “passed out,” in a pickup truck near a wooded area. He was removed from the vehicle and arrested without incident.

The victim was found to be several feet away and appeared to have gunshot wounds to his body and appeared to be lifeless. Continue reading

Dozens Injured After AL School Tour Bus Crashes Down Ravine While Returning From Houston

The high schoolers involved in a tour bus crash are from Channelview, Texas and were on their way back home after a trip to Disney, a family member told KHOU11. The students are said to be members of the school’s marching band.

According to Loxley Police, I-10 eastbound is shut down because a tour bus has fallen off a ravine.

The bus was reportedly returning to Houston, Texas from a school trip.

Officials say 12 to 20 people were injured in the accident and up to 45 people were on the bus.

Major Anthony Lowery with Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said multiple helicopters are responding to an accident involving a bus on I-10 near mile marker 57.

This is a developing story. Check back as details emerge.

TX Pastor Family Baptist Church ID’d As Man Killed In Laredo Plane Crash

Kelle David Hein, a preacher at Family Baptist Church in Laredo, has been named as the victim in a plane crash Thursday morning.

Hein, 56, was killed in the crash that claimed the lives of two on Laredo International Airport, according to Webb County Medical Examiner.

The other victim’s identity has not yet been released. Hein was known to travel extensively with his wife, Tammy.

At approximately 10:39 a.m. Thursday, the Laredo Police and Fire departments received reports of a downed plane. Authorities found the crash site behind Iglesia Cristiana Emmanuel and Quality Reflections Glassworks in the 6400 block of Polaris Drive. Continue reading

Photo: Texas Woman Killed In Saturday Schertz High Speed Big Rig Vs SUV Crash Identified

TheCount.com has obtained a booking photo of Lindsay Marie Behrendt, the Texas woman killed when her car crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 early Saturday morning.

Police say an 18-wheeler was traveling on I-10 and approaching Pfeil Road, Schertz, TX, around 1 a.m. Saturday, when Behrendt slammed into the back of the big rig in her SUV at a high rate of speed.

Behrendt was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Continue reading

Tx Man Replaces Stolen Christmas Decor With Massive Display Shaming Thief

A San Antonio homeowner who had his Christmas decor ripped off from his front lawn is now fighting back by filling the missing spaces with a massive display featuring none other than the suspected thief.

Ken Lamkin says he’s “getting back” at the Grinch who stole his Christmas after discovering key components of his Christmas display pilfered from the front lawn of his southwest Texas home.

Lamkin says the man was caught on camera stealing a 16-foot animated inflatable and a fog machine. Continue reading

Abuse Of Corpse Charges After TX Woman Steals HEARSE Rolls Deceased Occupant Into Intersection

Tanya Albrecht is accused along with another person of stealing a hearse that contained a body, then dumping the dead body out into a Brazos County, Texas, intersection.

According to reports, Albrecht, 28, or her cohort, Adam Crow, 27, pushed the body out of the moving vehicle in the middle of an intersection as they made their getaway.

A contractor for the funeral reportedly left the hearse for short amount of time and 28-year-old Tanya Albrecht stole the vehicle. It was spotted by a Brazos County Sheriff’s deputy who found Albrecht and Crow inside. Continue reading

Cedar Hill Killer Illegal Alien Who Had Been Deported 3 TIMES

U.S. immigration officials say, Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man suspected of a double murder in Cedar Hill, a Dallas suburb, was in the country illegally. Franco-Luviano had been deported three times to Mexico prior to the killings.

Franco-Luviano was arrested Tuesday at an apartment in Georgetown, about 25 miles north of Austin. Ruben Moreno, 23, of Duncanville and Walton Betts, 44 of Cedar Hill were his victims.

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement Wednesday that an immigration detainer has been placed on the 40-year-old Mexican national. He remains in the Williamson County Jail in Georgetown on a murder warrant in the Sunday night slaying of a motorist in Dallas. Continue reading