Mets Slugger Yoenis Cespedes Goes Missing ‘Attempts To Contact Unsuccessful’

NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — The Mets have put out an APB on Cuban slugger, Yoenis Cespedes, who is missing from the lineup against the Atlanta Braves today.

According to reports, Cespedes did not arrive at Citi Field and all attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful, says Luis Rojas.

Mets statement:

“As of game time, Yoenis Céspedes has not reported to the ballpark today. He did not reach out to management with any explanation for his absence. Our attempts to contact him have been unsuccessful.”

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OH Teen Asher Messer ID’d As Victim In Sunday Athens Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash

ATHENS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Asher Messer, of Grove City, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday morning multi-vehicle crash in Athens County.

Messer, 19, was killed in a vehicle crash involving two pickup trucks in Alexander Township on Sunday morning.

According to reports, Messer was operating a vehicle on OH-33 near Hawks Nest Road in Athens, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes early Sunday. The vehicle then made contact with a pickup truck operated by Joseph C. Fletcher, 32, of Milford, Michigan.

The force of the crash caused Fletcher’s pickup to exited the roadway and roll over.

A third pickup struck debris from the initial incident.

Messer was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Fletcher was transferred to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The third involved driver did not suffer any injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Athens County is a county in southeastern Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 64,757. Its county seat is Athens. The county was formed in 1805 from Washington County – Wikipedia.

MO Man Matt Lichius ID’d As Victim In Saturday Bates City Fatal Vehicle Crash

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — William Matt Lichius, of Lexington, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday Interstate 70 vehicle crash in Lafayette County.

Lichius, 50, was killed in a two vehicle crash on I-70 near Bates City Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, Lichius was operating a Land Rover on I-70 in Bates City, when the vehicle was rear-ended by a Kenworth semi-tractor around 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

The force of the crash caused the Land Rover to exit the roadway and rollover.

Lichius was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The big-rig driver was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lafayette County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Missouri and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,381. Its county seat is Lexington – Wikipedia.

OH Man Dean Williams ID’d As Victim In Saturday Night Cincinnati Fatal Motorcycle Crash

CLERMONT COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Dean R. Williams, of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash Saturday night in Clermont County.

Williams, 51, was killed in a motorcycle collision involving a passenger vehicle Sunday near Cincinnati.

According to reports, Williams was operating a Yamaha XVS 1100 on Ohio 125 near Beverly Drive in Union Township, when for unknown reasons, the bike went down around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The bike then traveled into opposing lanes before being struck by a Honda Civic, operated by 21-year-old Donovan M. Mullins.

Williams was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

Mullins and a passenger inside the Honda, 26-year-old Nicholas A. Huber, 26, were uninjured in the incident.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Clermont County, popularly called Clermont, is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 197,363 – Wikipedia.

SC Man Jerry Oliver ID’d As Victim In Sunday Waterloo Fatal Head-On Vehicle Crash

LAURENS COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Jeffery Lee Oliver, of Ware Shoals, South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday morning fatal vehicle crash in Laurens County.

Oliver, 29, was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Sunday near Waterloo.

According to reports, Oliver was operating a vehicle on River Fork Road near Old Oak Tree Road in Waterloo, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes just after midnight Sunday. The vehicle then made head-on contact with another vehicle before striking a fence and bursting into flames.

A passenger in the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Oliver was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Laurens County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 census, its population was 66,537. Its county seat is Laurens. Laurens County is included in the Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

NY Teen Shane Pinard ID’d As Victim In Saturday Vienna Fatal Vehicle Crash

ONEIDA COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Shane Pinard, of Vienna, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday fatal vehicle crash in Oneida County.

Pinard, 18, was killed in a single-vehicle crash that injured two other teens Saturday near Vienna.

According to reports, Pinard was operating a Ford pickup truck on Vienna Road in Vienna, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Saturday. The vehicle then entered a culvert and rolled over multiple times.

Pinard was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

A 15-year-old and a 16-year-old were passengers were transported with non-life injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved teen:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Oneida County is a county located in the state of New York, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 234,878. The county seat is Utica – Wikipedia.

Detroit 97.1 The Ticket Morning Radio Host Jamie Samuelsen Dead At 48

WAYNE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Jamie Samuelsen, who co-hosted the “Jamie and Stoney Show” on 97.1 FM The Ticket in Southfield, Michigan, has died Saturday night after a lengthy battle with colon cancer.

The longtime Detroit sports radio personality died Saturday evening, according to a tweet by Detroit News columnist Bob Wojnowski.

Samuelsen took to the WXYT-FM airwaves last Monday to reveal he was battling colon cancer for the past 19 months.

“I was diagnosed with cancer January of ‘19, like so many men and women around here. Doesn’t make us unique or different or special, but it is certainly a massive gut punch for where you think your life is headed,” Samuelsen, who has been in and out of the hospital the last few weeks, said on the air Monday. “It throws you for a loop, it makes you reassess everything, it makes you hug your kids a little bit tighter, your family and friends a little bit tighter. It’s a battle, and the battle goes on.”

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Geo quick facts: Wayne County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2018, the United States Census estimated its population as 1,753,893 making it the 19th-most populous county in the United States – Wikipedia.

UL Lafayette Football Coach D.J. Looney Dies Suddenly At 31 During Saturday Practice

LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — D.J. Looney, UL Lafayette assistant football coach, died suddenly Saturday after collapsing during a Ragin’ Cajuns practice Saturday in Lafayette Parish.

Looney, 31, died after falling unresponsive while coaching during a team workout at Cajun Field Saturday.

UL Athletics released the following statement:

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Department of Athletics mourns the sudden loss of Louisiana Football assistant coach D.J. Looney, who passed away Saturday morning following a heart attack during a team workout at Cajun Field.

Looney, 31, was entering his third season on staff with the Ragin’ Cajuns, working specifically with the offensive line.

At this time, the Department of Athletics asks that fans, friends and acquaintances of Coach Looney keep his family and the football program in their thoughts and prayers.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Lafayette Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 221,578. The parish seat is Lafayette. The parish was founded in 1823 – Wikipedia.

PA Man Kevin DenDulk ID’d As Pedestrian In Saturday Fatal Hazleton I-81 Hit-And-Run

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Kevin DenDulk, of Royersford, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Saturday morning in hit-and-run vehicle collision in Luzerne county.

DenDulk, 30, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle on Interstate 81 near Hazle Township Saturday morning.

According to reports, DenDulk was working construction on I-81 in Hazleton, when he was struck by a passing vehicle that then fled the scene Saturday morning.

DenDulk died of injuries suffered in the collision.

State police say they are seeking a 2000-2009 silver Hyundai Accent that was last seen heading north on I-81 in the Hazleton area. The vehicle may display possible front end damage. A side mirror, that is usually marked with identifying features, was retrieved at the scene.

Anyone with information on the crash is should contact the Pennsylvania State Police at 911.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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geo quick facts: Luzerne County is a county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 906 square miles, of which 890 square miles is land and 16 square miles is water. It is Northeastern Pennsylvania’s second-largest county by total area – Wikipedia.

OH Man Brock Snyder ID’d As Victim In Saturday Toledo Fatal Shooting

LUCAS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Brock Snyder of Toledo, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday fatal shooting in Lucas County.

Snyder, 27, was fatally shot early Saturday near Toledo.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 700 block of Siegel Ct in Toledo around 4 a.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, Snyder was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Snyder was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact Crime Stoppers at 419-255-1111.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lucas County is a county located in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is bordered to the east by Lake Erie, and to the southeast by the Maumee River, which runs to the lake. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,815 – Wikipedia.