MD Woman Shannon Parker ID’d As Victim In Monday Piney Point Fatal Head-On Crash

ST. MARY’S COUNTY, MD. (THECOUNT) — Shannon Danielle Parker, of Piney Point, Maryland, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday multi-vehicle crash in St. Mary’s County.

Parker, 43, was killed in a three-vehicle crash near Piney Point Monday afternoon.

According to reports, Parker was operating a Chevrolet Silverado SUV on MD-249 near Wise Rd 2 in Valley Lee, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 4:20 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then came into contact with a Toyota Corolla, operated by Mary Lee Williams, age 19 of Tall Timbers. The SUV then made head-on contact with another SUV, operated by David Wayne Lamb Jr., age 32 of California.

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

The other drivers received minor injuries in the crash.

At this time, speed and reckless driving appear to be contributing factor on the part of the deceased driver.

Anyone with possible information about the collision is asked to contact Cpl. Sheena Tirpak at sheena.tirpak@stmarysmd.com or 301-475-4200 ext., 78051.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: St. Mary’s County, established in 1637, is a county located in the U.S. state of Maryland. As of the 2010 census, the population was 105,151. Its county seat is Leonardtown. The name is in honor of Mary, the mother of Jesus – Wikipedia.

ID Teen Reed Thulander ID’d As Victim In Friday Caldwell Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

CANYON COUNTY, ID. (THECOUNT) — Reed Thulander, of Cambridge, Idaho, has been identified as the victim in a Friday morning vehicle crash in Canyon County.

Thulander, 19, was killed in a two-vehicle wrong-way crash near Caldwell early Friday morning.

According to reports, Kaleb Torres, 24, of Caldwell, was operating a Toyota Sequoia the wrong-way on Interstate 84 in Caldwell, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a Ford Focus operated by 19-year-old Nicholas White.

Thulander, a passenger in the Focus, was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

Two passengers in the Focus, Kenzie White, 21, of New Plymouth, and Wyatt Currey, 20, of Brogan, Oregon, were transferred to area hospitals with unknown injuries.

This cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Canyon County is located in the U.S. state of Idaho. As of the 2010 census, the population was 188,923, making it the second-most populous county in Idaho. The county seat is Caldwell, and its largest city is Nampa. Canyon County is part of the Boise Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

LA Man Brock Johnson ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Lafayette Fatal House Fire

LAFAYETTE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Brock Johnson, of Lafayette, Louisiana, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal house fire in Lafayette Parish.

Johnson, 20, was killed in a structure fire in Lafayette Thursday night.

According to reports, firefighters responded to a call of a house fire in the 200 block of St Benjamin Dr in Lafayette around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to family members, they were home at the time the fire broke out. Johnson was in his bedroom when they heard a loud boom.

As they went to investigate the source of the loud sound, they found Johnson’s bedroom fully engulfed in flames.

Firefighters later found the body of Johnson in the bedroom.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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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.

TX Woman Briana Johnson ID’d As Victim Found Dead In Trunk Saturday After Houston Chase

CHAMBERS COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Briana Johnson, of Houston, Texas, has been identified as the victim found dead in a vehicle truck following a Saturday high-speed chase in Chambers County.

Johnson, 28, was found deceased in the truck of a vehicle after a Public Safety trooper attempted to pull over the driver of a white Honda who was driving at a high rate of speed on I-10 in Beaumont on Saturday.

The driver, who was later apprehended after crashing near Milam Street in Beaumont Saturday morning around 8 a.m., has been identified as 35-year-old Victor “Cali” Campbell Jr. of Fresno, Texas.

On Sunday, Houston police officers were spotted searching a home in the 4100 block of Maggie Street in Houston. Officials say the home is possibly linked to Johnson’s death.

According to DPS, Campbell faces the following charges:

Felony evading arrest
Driving while intoxicated
Tampering with evidence
Abuse of a corpse
Additional felony charges are pending.

Anyone with possible information on this case should call their homicide unit at 713-308-3600 or call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

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Geo quick facts: Chambers County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 35,096. The county seat is Anahuac. Chambers County is one of the nine counties that comprise Greater Houston, the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan statistical area – Wikipedia.

Army Night Stalkers Vincent Marketta & Tyler Shelton ID’d As Black Hawk Crash Victims

SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA. (THECOUNT) — Staff Sgt. Vincent P. Marketta of Brick, New Jersey, and Sgt. Tyler M. Shelton, of San Bernardino, California, have been identified as the two members of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) killed Aug, 27 in a Black Hawk helicopter crash near San Clemente Island.

Marketta, 33, Shelton, 22, were killed during an aircraft mishap while training in California, officials announced Saturday morning.

Marketta and Shelton were killed late Thursday during aviation training on San Clemente Island, according to an Army Special Operations Command media release. Three other soldiers were injured in the mishap, the Army announced on Friday, according to Army Times.

“The loss of Staff Sgt. Marketta and Sgt. Shelton has left a scar in this Regiment that will never completely heal,” said Col. Andrew R. Graham, commander of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), according to the media release. “Their level of dedication to the 160th SOAR (A) and their exemplary service in the Army is the embodiment of what it means to be a Night Stalker and a Soldier.”

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Geo quick facts: San Clemente Island is the southernmost of the Channel Islands of California. It is owned and operated by the United States Navy, and is a part of Los Angeles County. It is administered by Naval Base Coronado. Defined by the United States Census Bureau as Block Group 2 of Census Tract 5991 of Los Angeles County, California, it is 21 miles (34 km) long and contains 147.13 km2 (56.81 sq mi) of land. The island is officially uninhabited as of 2000 U.S. Census. It is estimated, however, that the number of military and civilian personnel present on the island at any given time is at least 300. The city of San Clemente in Orange County, California is named after the island – wikipedia.

Glee Star Naya Rivera ‘Presumed Dead’ After Young Son Found Adrift On CA Boat

VENTURA COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Glee actress, Naya Rivera, 33, is presumed dead after her 4-year-old son was found adrift on a boat in Lake Piru in Ventura County Wednesday, officials said.

Deputies received a call of a child found alone on a boat in the lake around 6 p.m., said Cpt. Eric Buschow of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The boy was adrift for about three hours until someone on another boat found him and notified authorities, officials at the scene said, reports KTLA.

A search and rescue dive team searched the lake as they were unable to locate the child’s parents, officials said. The department tweeted that they were searching for a possible drowning victim.

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Geo quick facts: Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 823,318. The largest city is Oxnard, and the county seat is the city of Ventura – Wikipedia.

TX Man Donald James Long ID’d As Victim In Saturday Morning Canton Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Donald James Long, of Eustace, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Van Zandt County Saturday morning.

Long, 29, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Canton, Texas Saturday.

According to reports, Long was operating a Hyundai Sonata on SH-198 north of Canton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6:15 a.m. Saturday.

The vehicle then entered a culvert sending it into a driveway. The vehicle then went airborne before making contact with a fencepost and a tree.

Long was pronounced Long at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, in the northeastern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 52,579. Its county seat is Canton. The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt, a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas – Wikipedia.

California Coronavirus Case Confirmed By CDC

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the third case of coronavirus in the U.S. in Orange County, California early Sunday.

The patient, a traveler from Wuhan, China, is currently in isolation in an Orange County hospital and listed in “good condition,” the OC Health Care Agency Communicable Disease Control Division announced in a press release Sunday.

“The OC Health Care Agency’s (HCA) Communicable Disease Control Division received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this evening that an Orange County, California case has tested positive for the novel coronavirus,” the agency said.

The figures reported Sunday morning cover the previous 24 hours and mark an increase of 15 deaths and 688 cases for a total of 1,975 infections, reports ABCChicago.

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Geo quick facts: Orange County is a region in Southern California. It’s known for Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort, a huge complex of rides, restaurants and shops. Nearby, in Buena Park, is Knott’s Berry Farm, a large theme park. Cities with surf beaches include Huntington Beach, with its surfing museum. Newport Beach’s boat-filled harbor sits opposite Balboa Peninsula. Laguna Beach has tide pools and oceanfront Crystal Cove State Park – wikipedia.

Disneyland CA Worker Suffers Serious Injuries Thursday After Steel Plate Falls In Trench Collapse ‘Life Threatening’

ANAHEIM, CA. (THECOUNT) — A Disneyland Anaheim worker was seriously injured in a trench collapse early Thursday morning.

The unidentified man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday morning after a trench collapse caused a large steel plate to fall on him Thursday morning before 3:30 a.m.

Paramedics were called to the park about 3:20 a.m., where they located the injured man and rushed him to a hospital, according to a Metro Net Fire dispatcher. Metro Net Fire Dispatch provides 911 fire and paramedic dispatch services to eight Orange County cities, including Anaheim, reports FoxLA.

The employee went into cardiac arrest and paramedics provided CPR, it was reported.

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Geo quick facts: Anaheim is a city outside Los Angeles, in Southern California. It’s home to the Disneyland Resort, a massive complex of family-friendly, Disney-themed rides, restaurants, hotels and shops. The city’s also home to pro sports teams. The Honda Center is the indoor arena where the Anaheim Ducks hockey team plays, and Angel Stadium is the home field of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team – wikipedia.

Missing CA Woman Kristen Kendall ID’d Owner Of Crash Crashed Vehicle Off Big Sur Cliff

SANTA CRUZ, CA. (THECOUNT) — Kristen Kendall of Santa Cruz has been identified as the victim in a fatal Bir Sur vehicle plunge.

The vehicle belonging to Kendall, 37, was located at the bottom of a Big Sur cliff without a body, police have been looking for where the driver may be, according to the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office.

Friends of Kendall say she worked as a medical assistant in San Jose and was originally from Philadelphia but moved out here for a job nine years ago.

A missing persons report has been filed with police, and her whereabouts and the crash are still under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Big Sur is a rugged stretch of California’s central coast between Carmel and San Simeon. Bordered to the east by the Santa Lucia Mountains and the west by the Pacific Ocean, it’s traversed by narrow, 2-lane State Route 1, known for winding turns, seaside cliffs and views of the often-misty coastline. The sparsely populated region has numerous state parks for hiking, camping and beachcombing – wikipedia.