SMITH COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Cody West, of Tyler, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night vehicle crash in Smith County.
West, 22, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Lindale Thursday night.
According to reports, West was operating a pickup truck on Farm to Market Road 849 near Lindale, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Thursday night. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree before entering a culvert.
West was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Geo quick facts: Smith County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 209,714. Its county seat is Tyler. Smith County is named for James Smith, a general during the Texas Revolution – Wikipedia.
GREENSBORO, NC. (THECOUNT) — Sky Jasper Pratt, the North Carolina man struck by a vehicle last month, has passed away of his injuries in the hospital, according to reports.
Pratt, 47, died Sunday from injuries sustained in a crash in Greensboro on February 23, according to a news release from Greensboro police.
The victim was on-foot, crossing Randleman Road near Tipperary Drive when the fatal collision occurred.
Pratt was transported to an area hospital where he later passed away of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.
No one was cited at the scene and no charges have been filed.
The Greensboro Crash Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the crash, reports MyFox8.
Anyone with possible information may contact police at 911.
According to social media, Pratt is originally from Blacksburg, Virginia.
Geo quick facts: Greensboro is a city in North Carolina. The Greensboro Science Center houses red pandas, sharks and a hands-on museum. Nearby, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park has displays on the American Revolution. Video re-enactments and interactive exhibits trace the civil rights struggle at the International Civil Rights Center & Museum. The Bog Garden is a wetlands area with flowers, birds and an elevated boardwalk – wikipedia.
WINSTON-SALEM, NC. (THECOUNT) — Kenyon Tatum, of Winston-Salem, has been identified as the victim found suffering from a gunshot wound to the head at a North Carolina, BP gas station Friday night.
Tatum, 23, was shot in the 600 block of Bethabara Pointe Circle, according to a Winston-Salem police press release. He is expected to survive.
A man in Winston-Salem was seriously injured after being shot in the head, according to police. Police found him at the BP gas station at 7765 North Point Blvd. about a mile away shortly before 10 p.m. Friday. The suspect went up to the victim and fired one shot in the head, according to police. Tatum was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Continue reading