OH Woman Shawna Vassar ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Bloomingburg Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

FAYETTE COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Shawna Vassar, of Washington Court House, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday night fatal vehicle crash in Fayette County.

Vassar, 21, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Bloomingburg Tuesday night.

According to reports, Vassar was operating a Ford Focus on Main Street near Midland Avenue in Bloomingburg, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 9 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then sideswiped several parked vehicles before crashing into a utility pole and a substantial tree.

Vassar 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: Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,030. Its county seat is Washington Court House. The county was named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a Frenchman who was an officer in the American Army in the Revolution, when established on March 1, 1810 – Wikipedia.

FL Man James Fincham ID’d As Victim In Wednesday SC Fatal Vehicle Crash

AIKEN COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — James Walker Fincham, of Homestead, Florida, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday vehicle crash in Aiken County, South Carolina.

Fincham, 61, was killed in a vehicle crash near Aiken on Thursday.

According to reports, Fincham was operating a vehicle, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle wrecked on Columbia Hwy N near May Royal Drive in Aiken.

Fincham 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: Aiken County is a county in the U.S. state of South Carolina. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, its population was 160,099. Its county seat and largest city is Aiken. Aiken County is a part of the Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

AR Man Bernard Edwards III ID’d As Victim In Sunday De Queen Double-Fatal Crash Involving Minor Driver

SEVIER COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Bernard Edwards III, of Nashville, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday double-fatal crash involving a minor driver in Sevier County.

Edwards, 22, was killed along with an unnamed minor near De Queen on Sunday.

According to reports, Edwards was traveling as a passenger in a Honda Civic, operated by a minor, on State Highway 41 in De Queen, when for unknown reasons, the Honda crossed centerlines and into opposing traffic around 6 a.m. Sunday. The Honda then came into contact with a Chevy Silverado.

The minor and Edwards were both pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

A passenger in the minor’s vehicle, Quentin Witherspoon, 22, of Fulton, Arkansas, suffered unknown injuries in the collision and was transported to an area hospital.

No one inside the Chevy injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Sevier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,058. The county seat is De Queen. Sevier County is Arkansas’s 16th county, formed on October 17, 1828, and named for Ambrose Sevier, U.S. Senator from Arkansas. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county – Wikipedia.

OK Teen Alexandria Morrison ID’d As Victim In Sunday Night Wynnwood Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

GARVIN COUNTY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Alexandria Morrison, of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night single-vehicle crash in Garvin County.

Morrison, 18, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Wynnewood, Oklahoma on Sunday night.

According to reports, Morrison was operating a vehicle on Indian Meridian Road near Wynnewood, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6 p.m. Sunday. The vehicle then made contact with an embankment.

Morrison 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: Garvin County is in south-central Oklahoma. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,576. Its county seat is Pauls Valley. In 1906, delegates to Constitution Convention formed Garvin County from part of the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory – Wikipedia.

CT Woman Tracy DeCosta ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Madison Fatal Crash

NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Tracy DeCosta, of Madison, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night crash in New Haven County.

DeCosta, 56, was killed in a two-vehicle crash that injured two others near Madison Wednesday night.

According to reports, DeCosta was traveling in a vehicle on Durham Road near Goat Lot Road in Madison, when the vehicle came into contact with another vehicle around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Two other individuals were transported to area hospitals with unknown life-threatening injuries.

No further information on the crash was made available.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember DeCosta,

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: New Haven County is a county in the south central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the population was 862,477 making it the third-most populous county in Connecticut. Two of the state’s largest cities, New Haven and Waterbury, are part of New Haven County – Wikipedia.

OH Man Byron Schoolcraft ID’d As Victim In Thursday Glouster Fatal Crash

ATHENS COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Byron Schoolcraft, of Trimble, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night two-vehicle crash in Athens County.

Schoolcraft, 53, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Glouster Thursday night.

According to reports, Schoolcraft was operating a pickup truck on Congress Run Road in Glouster, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 1 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then collided with an SUV, operated by Jeff Dye.

Schoolcraft’s vehicle continued until making contact with a substantial tree and rolling over.

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

Dye sustained minor injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Schoolcraft:

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.

Myrtle Beach Woman Ashlin Monteforte ID’d As Pedestrian Struck In Fatal DUI Crash

HORRY COUNTY, SC. (THECOUNT) — Ashlin Monteforte, of Myrtle Beach, SC, has been identified as the pedestrian struck and killed in a vehicle collision Sunday night on N Kings Hwy, in Horry County.

Monteforte, 32, was on foot when troopers say Alaina Marie Young struck her in a vehicle on Highway 17 in the North Myrtle Beach area Sunday night. The accident occurred near the Bass Pro Shop, off N Kings Hwy.

Young has since been charged in connection with the deadly crash Sunday night that also injured two other individuals. She was booked at 3:19 a.m. Monday and charged with felony DUI resulting in death.

Troopers said a Nissan and a Toyota were traveling south when the Nissan struck two pedestrians and hit the Toyota.

The other pedestrian and the driver of the Toyota were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, reports say.

Both of the drivers involved and their passengers were wearing seat belts, reports Continue reading

Recently Resigned MI Firefighter ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Oakland County Fatal Crash

OAKLAND CO. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Cervantes, a former firefighter who served the City of Burton Fire Department, has been identified as the victim of a Oakland County crash Wednesday.

Cervantes, whose are was not provided, has been named as the victim fatally hurt in a crash on Sept. 26 on Hadley Road in Oakland County’s Brandon Township.

Cervantes was a former Burton firefighter who is now being remembered as a husband, father, and hard worker after being fatally injured in a vehicle accident. Continue reading

LA Teen ID’d As St. Landry Parish Victim In Friday Night Fatal Evangeline Parish Crash

EVANGELINE PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — The teenager from St. Landry Parish killed following a two-vehicle crash last night in Evangeline Parish, has been identified as, 18-year-old McKenzie Dupre.

Dupre, from the Town of Washington, was driving her car through the intersection of LA-104 and Beacon Road, in Evangeline Parish, when she was hit by a Ford F-150 truck.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., State Police Troop I responded to the crash on LA 104 at Beacon Road. Continue reading

NJ Victims In Burlington Double-Fatal Caravan-Vs-Dump Truck Crash Identified

BURLINGTON CITY, NJ. (THECOUNT) — The two Burlington victims in a violent crash on Route 130 have been identified as Maryann Mullica, 69, and 78-year-old, Evelyn Miller.

Mullica and Miller where traveling in a vehicle driven by 55-year-old Lisa Burdett, of Pennsauken, when the double-fatal crash occurred near Columbus Road and US-131, in Burlington City Tuesday afternoon.

Mullica was transported from the scene to Lourdes Medical Center, Willingboro Campus, and was pronounced dead a short time later.

Miller was transported from the scene to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Helene Fuld Campus, and died the next morning.

Burdett was also transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center, Helene Fuld Campus, and was in stable condition Thursday afternoon.

The driver of the dump truck, who has not been identified by police, was not injured, remained on the scene, and was cooperative with investigators, police said. No one has been charged in connection with the accident as of Thursday. Continue reading