VA Man James Edwards ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Elliston Crash Involving UPS Truck

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — James Patrick Edwards, of Elliston, Virginia, has been identified as the victim after a tractor-trailer collided with a passenger car on U.S. 460 Thursday, according to reports.

Edwards, 29, was killed in a crash involving a UPS tractor trailer around 3:30 p.m. on Thursday while traveling on Lee Highway in Elliston.

The driver of the UPS tractor-trailer was not injured, reports WDBJ7.

The victim’s vehicle collided with the 18-wheeler UPS truck, causing the passenger vehicle to be pinned underneath the truck.

No one was cited in the crash and there are no charges pending, according to officials.

Edwards was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force injuries suffered in the crash.

Anyone with possible information on the crash may contact police at 911.

Elliston is a census-designated place in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States. It lies between the city of Roanoke and the town of Christiansburg in the southwestern part of the state. The population as of the 2010 Census was 902, according to Wikipedia.

VA Man Derek Dambacher ID’d As Victim Struck By Semi On Chesterfield Route 288 Tuesday

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Derek D. Dambacher, of Chesterfield, Virginia, has been identified as the driver fatally struck by a vehicle after exiting his vehicle while on Route 288 south in Chesterfield County on Tuesday.

Dambacher, 53, exited a Ford Explorer that had become disabled when he was struck by a passing International semi-tractor Tuesday morning, according to wtvr.

The fatal strike occurred around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 288 near Hull Street, in Chesterfield, VA.

The semi driver remained at the scene and cooperated with police. Continue reading

VA Man Travis Toney ID’d As Pedestrian Struck In Tuesday Evening Fatal Abingdon Collision

ABINGDON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Travis L. Toney, of Coeburn, Virginia, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed Tuesday evening while walking on Lee Highway.

Toney, 38 was on foot in the area of 18000 Lee Highway, in Abingdon, Rockingham County, VA, when he was struck by a passing SUV around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday.

At approximately 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, a 2015 GMC Yukon was traveling north in the 18,000 block of Lee Highway. The vehicle hit a Toney walking along the white line of the right northbound travel lanes, according to police. Continue reading

TN Man Cade Rader Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges In Tyler VA

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Telford, Tennessee man, Cade Cameron Rader, has been identified as the suspect arrested on several drug charges after caught trespassing on Roark Lane in Tyler, Virginia.

Rader, 23, was charged with possession with the intent to distribute a schedule 4 narcotic, possession of schedule 3 narcotic, trespassing, petit larceny and destruction of private property.

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VA Man Namel “Da Prince” Augustine ID’d As Victim Found Dead On Chesapeake Sidewalk

CHESAPEAKE, VA. (THECOUNT) — Namel Prince Augustine, of Chesapeake, VA, has been identified as the victim found dead on a Great Bridge Boulevard sidewalk Friday.

Augustine, 25, was found dead on a sidewalk suffering from at least one gunshot wound in Chesapeake Friday night, police said.

Authorities confirmed that the man killed was 25-year-old Namel “DA Prince” Augustine

Around 10:29 p.m., Chesapeake police responded to a report of gunshots in the 800 block of Great Bridge Boulevard. Arriving officers found a dead man on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Continue reading

VA Woman Robin Chenault ID’d As Victim Found Shot Dead In Lynchburg Home Sunday

LYNCHBURG, VA. (THECOUNT) — Lynchburg woman, 69-year-old Robin Chenault, has been identified as the victim found shot dead in a residence Saturday night.

Police did not give an update or release the name of a man who was also found suffering from gunshot wounds in the home, saying only he is 65 years old.

On Friday around 9:30 p.m. police arrested Tony Kidd, 53, for assault and battery in Campbell County in the Evington community. Kidd was released on bond. It was after that time he reportedly shot several people at a residence, at least one fatally.

Lynchburg police said 53-year-old Tony Kidd, of Campbell County, was a suspect in those shootings as well as shooting and injuring a police officer. Continue reading

LA Man Joshua Kidd ID’d As Victim In Bossier City Murder

Bossier City, LA. (THECOUNT)Joshua Lewis Kidd, of Bossier City, LA, has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound Tuesday.

Bossier City Police Officers responded to multiple calls shots fired in the 500 block of Parklane Drive, Bossier City, LA. Upon arrival, officers found Kidd, 30, with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body.

The victim is Joshua Lewis Kidd, a resident of Parklane Drive. Kidd was 30 years old. The shooting is being investigated as a homicide. Continue reading

Aylett VA Man Killed In Tuesday Mechanicsville Crash Identified As Jacob Michael Stafford

HANOVER COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT)Jacob Michael Stafford, of Aylett, VA, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday Hanover County crash.

Stafford, 22, was operating a Chevrolet hatchback vehicle, when for an unknown reason, crossed center lines and collided with a Toyota sport utility vehicle in the 6000 block of Pole Green Road, Mechanicsville, VA, shortly after 11 a.m.

The driver of the Toyota sport utility vehicle suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Continue reading

Newport News Man Samuel Elijah Hill ID’d As VA Victim In Fatal Hampton Shooting Thursday

HAMPTON, VA. (THECOUNT) — Samuel Elijah Hill, from Newport News, has been identified as the victim found suffering from gunshot wounds Thursday night in Hampton, VA.

Authorities have launched a homicide investigation after Hill, 33, was found fatally shot Thursday evening. Officers were dispatched to the area on calls of shots fired in the 300 block of Lincoln Street just before 10 p.m.

Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified the victim as 33-year-old Samuel Elijah Hill from Newport News. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading

TN Family Members Killed In Friday Rogersville Crash Identified

ROGERSVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) – State troopers have named three victims killed Friday on Old Highway 11W in Rogersville, TN.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol identified the three fatalities as the operator of a Cavalier, Deborah Lynn Kimberlin, 37, and her two passengers, Jimmy Kimberlin, 67, and Nancy L. Kimberlin, 51, all of Jonesville, Virginia.

Several others were injured in the crash that occurred in Hawkins County around 10 p.m. Friday.

State troopers say a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck entered into oncoming traffic and struck a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier. The pickup truck then rolled over and struck a third vehicle, a 2007 BMW 5 Series, according to THP. According to the highway patrol, several other people were injured in the crash. The extent of their injuries are unknown. Hawkins County dispatchers told us Friday night that two medical helicopters were called to the scene. Continue reading