Natalie Jones Family Says Body Found In Vehicle Tuesday Missing GA Woman

CARROLL COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Family members of Natalie Jones, the Georgia woman missing since July 5th, say the found body found inside a vehicle Tuesday is the mother.

Jones’ bright pink 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier was found on Roosterville Road and Welcome Road near Roopville, Georgia on Tuesday.

Jones had traveled from Heard County, Georgia to Jackson’s Gap, Alabama to celebrate the Fourth of July with friends. She departed around midnight on July 5 to make the drive back home, but officials say she never arrived. Phone records pinpointed her as returning back to Heard County.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Carroll County is a county located in the northwestern part of the State of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, its population was approximately 110,527. Its county seat is the city of Carrollton. Carroll County is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

MI Man Steve Samfilippo ID’d As Victim In Friday Night GA Fatal Vehicle Crash Involving Centurylink Truck

LIBERTY COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Steven Charles Samfilippo Jr, of Wyandotte, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night vehicle crash in Liberty County, Georgia.

Samfilippo, 36, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Hinesville Friday night.

According to reports, Samfilippo was operating a Ford Focus on GA-196 near John Wells Road in Gum Branch, when the vehicle came into contact with a Centurylink branded pickup truck around 9 p.m. Friday.

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

A passenger in the Ford was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the CenturyLink truck was treated for minor injuries at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Liberty County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,453. The county seat is Hinesville. Liberty County is part of the Hinesville, Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Savannah-Hinesville-Statesboro, Georgia Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

OR Man Kevin Mara ID’d As Victim In Sunday AL DUI Vehicle Crash

WETUMPKA, AL. (THECOUNT) — Kevin Mara of McMinnville, Oregon, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in Elmore County, Alabama Sunday.

Mara, 31, was riding as a passenger in a vehicle when he was killed in a suspected DUI crash early Sunday morning. A Wetumpka driver of the vehicle he was traveling, has been charged with impaired driving.

According to reports, 22-year-old Alexis Danielle Wright, of Wetumpka, was operating a Chevrolet Sonic on Dozier Rd near Woodhaven Trail, when for unsubstantiated reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway early Sunday.

Wright was uninjured in the crash.

Mara was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma.

Wright was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and transported to an area jail.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: Wetumpka is a city in and the county seat of Elmore County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 6,528. In the early 21st century Elmore County became one of the fastest-growing counties in the state. The city is considered part of the Montgomery Metropolitan Area – Wikipedia.

CA Man Scot Mc Pike ID’d As Victim Killed In Mulholland Motorcycle Crash Involving Lamborghini

CALABASAS, CA. (THECOUNT) — Calabasas man, Scot Mc Pike, has been identified as the victim killed in a crash involving his 2009 Suzuki motorcycle and a Lamborghini Huracan on Mulholland Highway in Agoura Hills, officials said Monday.

Pike, 53, was operating a motorcycle 1:30 p.m. Sunday, when a 26-year-old from Washington, D.C., made a U-turn in from of him on Mulholland Highway near Cornell Road in Agoura Hills.

Pike was pronounced dead at the scene.

CHP officers determined driver of a 2018 Lamborghini Huracan, a 26-year-old from Washington, D.C., made a sudden U-turn into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcyclist crashed into the left side of the sports car, reports Patch.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

According to social media, Pike was a native of Georgia.

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Geo quick facts: Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California – Wikipedia.

GA Woman Allison Driggers ID’d As Victim In Monday Fatal Cumming Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash

FORSYTH COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Allison Driggers has been identified as the victim killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cumming, Georgia on Monday, according to Tuesday reports.

Driggers, 35, was operating a Jeep Wrangler in Cumming when she was involved in a rollover wreck on Pittman Road on Monday.

According to officials, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department responded to reports of a single-vehicle wreck at 8:55 p.m., near Arcanum Place in southwest Forsyth. When they arrived, officials discovered a Jeep Wrangler was traveling west on Pittman Road, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The Jeep Wrangler then traveled up an embankment and rolled over before coming to a rest.

Driggers was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Specialist Unit, reports ForsythNews.

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Geo quick facts: Cumming is a city in Forsyth County, Georgia, United States, and the sole incorporated area in the county. It is an exurban city, and part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Its population was 5,430 at the 2010 census, up from 4,200 in 2000 – Wikipedia.

Gymnastics Star Simone Biles Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas Arrested In Ohio Airbnb Triple-Murder

FORT STEWART, GA. (THECOUNT) — Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, has been arrested in Georgia and charged in connection with an Ohio shooting that left three people dead and two others were injured on New Year’s Eve in Cleveland.

Biles-Thomas, 24, of Cleveland, was taken into custody Thursday in Fort Stewart, an Army post in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Biles-Thomas, who is on active duty with the Army, was charged in the fatal shooting Dec. 31 at an Airbnb rental property that left three men dead, reports KBJR6.

Biles-Thomas, who is on active duty with the Army, has been charged with multiple counts of murder, voluntary manslaughter and felonious assault, as well as one count of perjury, Cuyahoga County Court Records show.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley congratulated Cleveland police after the arrest in Georgia, which came after nearly eight months of investigation.

“The relentless persistence of Cleveland Police Homicide detectives helped secure an indictment in this case,” O’Malley told WKYC. “It is through their hard work that we can begin to seek justice for these victims.”

Biles-Thomas is being held at Liberty County Jail in Hinesville, Georgia. An arraignment is set for Sept. 13 in Cleveland, although it is unknown when he will be extradited.

It was not immediately clear if Biles-Thomas had a lawyer Thursday night.

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Geo quick facts: Fort Stewart is a census-designated place and United States Army post in the U.S. state of Georgia. It lies primarily in Liberty and Bryan counties, but also extends into smaller portions of Evans, Long and Tattnall counties. The population was 11,205 at the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

NC Pastor Preston Pitchford Killed In Elizabeth City Motorcycle Crash Wednesday Night

ELIZABETH CITY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Pastor Preston Pitchford has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle accident in Elizabeth City on Wednesday night.

Pitchford, 60, was the pastor of Symons Creek Tabernacle Church in Elizabeth City.

A motorcycle was traveling on Meadstown Road in Elizabeth City, before 9 p.m. Wednesday night, when for unknown reasons, it crossed centerlines and exited the road way. The motorcycle then entered a culvert causing Pitchford to be ejected from the bike.

Medics transported the victim to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force trauma injuries..

The highway patrol said the crash’s cause remains under investigation, reports WTKR.

Geo quick facts: Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2014 census, it had a population of 18,047. Elizabeth City is the county seat and largest city of Pasquotank County – Wikipedia.

GA Woman Amy Gibson ID’d As Victim Shot Dead By Husband In Dawsonville Monday Night

DAWSON COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Amy Gibson has been identified as the woman shot dead in a Dawsonville parking lot Monday night.

Jeremy Wade Gibson is accused of fatally shooting his wife in front of their young children while in the parking lot of a north Georgia fire station Monday night.

The shooting occurred around 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Dawson County Fire Station on Dawson Forest Road West in Dawsonville on Monday.

Police say, Amy Alexandria Gibson was being pursued in a vehicle by her husband when she pulled into the parking lot of the fire station. At some point thereafter, 44-year-old Jeremy Wade Gibson produced a weapon and shot Gibson.

She was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.

The shooting was tragically witnessed by the couple’s 8 year-old and 5 year-old children.

A firefighter, his wife and their two young children were also witnesses to the shooting, reports KRTV.

It’s unclear if the couple had a history of violence and police have yet to release a motive in the shooting.

Jeremy Gibson was taken into custody. Charges are pending.

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Geo quick facts: Dawsonville is a city and the county seat of Dawson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,536 at the 2010 census, up from 619 in 2000. Dawsonville is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Former Clemson RB Tyshon Dye ID’d As Friday GA Lake Drowning Victim

ELBERTON, GA. (THECOUNT) — Tyshon Dye, a former Clemson U and East Carolina running back, has been identified as the victim in a Friday drowning at a Georgia lake.

Dye, 25, drowned in a lake Friday while visiting Richard B. Russell State Park, in Elberton, Georgia.

Dye became “tired” in the water and could not make it to shore, said Elbert County Corner Chuck Almond.

Dye played at Elbert County Comprehensive High School before coming to Clemson. He was a reserve on the Tigers’ 2016 national championship team then transferred to East Carolina for his final college season.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said everyone with the Tigers was heartbroken over Dye’s death. Swinney called his former player one of the “sweetest souls” he’d ever known and was praying for Dye’s family, reports WNCT.

The coroner’s office ruled Dye’s death accidental.

Geo quick facts: Elberton is the largest city in Elbert County, Georgia, United States. The population was 4,653 at the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Elbert County – Wikipedia.

GA Man Christopher Conti ID’d As Victim Killed In San Diego Lime Scooter Crash

SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Conti, from Woodstock, Georgia, has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal Lime scooter crash while visiting San Diego California on Wednesday night.

Conti, 53, died following sustaining injuries in a scooter collision while on vacation in San Diego, police confirmed Monday.

The fatal crash occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday B St & Tenth Ave in downtown San Diego after Conti was traveling on a rented Lime electric scooter and lost control.

Conti suffered massive blunt force trauma head injuries and was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Conti was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.

This is the first known Lime scooter fatality in San Diego, reports Fox5SanDiego.

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

Geo quick facts: San Diego is a city on the Pacific coast of California known for its beaches, parks and warm climate. Immense Balboa Park is the site of the renowned San Diego Zoo, as well as numerous art galleries, artist studios, museums and gardens. A deep harbor is home to a large active naval fleet, with the USS Midway, an aircraft-carrier-turned-museum, open to the public – wikipedia.