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.

IL Man Aaron Brown ID’d As Victim Shot Dead Inside Chicago Home Saturday

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Aaron Brown has been identified as the victim fatally shot Saturday in Cook County.

Brown, 26, was shot dead inside a dwelling near Washington Park early Saturday.

According to reports, Brown was found suffering from head and chest gunshot injuries inside a home in the 200 block of East 55th Place around 12:20 a.m. Saturday.

Brown was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot wounds.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

IL Woman Tayveona Edwards ID’d As Victim In Sunday Lansing Fatal Shooting

LAKE COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Tayveona Edwards, of University Park, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday morning shooting in Lake County.

Edwards, 20, was fatally shot Sunday morning in Lansing.

According to reports, Edwards was found suffering from apparent gunshot injuries in the 18000 block of Violet Ave in Lansing Sunday morning after police responded to a call of shots fired.

Edwards was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead at around 10 a.m. of gunshot wounds.

No suspect or motive information was provided by officials as of Sunday evening.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lake County is a county situated in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Illinois along the shores of Lake Michigan. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 703,462, making it the third-most populous county in Illinois after nearby Cook and DuPage Counties – Wikipedia.

Longtime Chicago ABC 7 Meteorologist Jerry Taft Dead At 77

CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — ABC 7 Chicago meteorologist, Jerry Taft, has passed away at his home Thursday. He was 77.

Taft worked as a weatherman at WLS-TV for over 3 decades. He retired in January of 2018.

He was surrounded by family and friends when he died peacefully Thursday night, according to the station.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works – wikipedia.

IL Man Anatoly Spivak ID’d As Realtor Found Dead At Northbrook Haus Mortgage Monday

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Anatoly Spivak, of Northbrook, Illinois, has been identified as the victim found dead at a Cook County business on Monday.

Spivak, 37, was found unresponsive at a brokerage office near Northbrook early Monday.

According to reports, Spivak was found deceased Monday around 12:30 a.m. at the offices of Haus Mortgage, located at 1240 Meadow Rd #500 in Northbrook.

Witnesses said at least one person was taken into custody at the scene.

A cause of death was not provided.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Spivak:

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

IL Man John Roche Jr ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle Saturday Night In Chicago

COOK COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — John Roche Jr, of Chicago, Illinois, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Saturday night in Cook County.

Roche, 21, died after he was struck by a vehicle near Chicago Saturday night.

According to reports, Roche was on-foot in the area of 11100 South Pulaski Road in Mount Greenwood, when he was struck by a passing Honda SUV Saturday evening just before midnight.

The driver of the SUV remained on scene and fully cooperated with arriving officials.

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

No one was cited at the scene.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cook County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Illinois and the second-most-populous county in the United States after Los Angeles County, California. As of 2019, the population was 5,150,233 – Wikipedia.

Il Teen Colby Rheude ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Girard Twp Head-On Crash Involving Big-Rig

MACOUPIN COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Colby Rheude, of Virden, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday head-on vehicle crash in Macoupin County.

Rheude, 18, was killed in a crash near Girard Twp. on Wednesday afternoon involving an 18-wheeler.

According to Illinois State Police, Rheude was operating a vehicle traveling on Route 4 near Finney Road in Girard Township, when he came into head-on contact with a semi-tractor, operated by 51-year-old Walter Smith, that had crossed centerlines for unknown reasons around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.

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

Smith was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Macoupin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois, and is a part of the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 47,765. The county seat is Carlinville. Macoupin County is part of the Metro-East region of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

Double-Fatal Wrong-Way Head-On Crash Thursday Morning In Wauconda

LAKE COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — A double-fatal crash occurred in Lake County, Illinois early Thursday morning after a vehicle traveling the wrong-way on Route 12 collided with a delivery truck.

Two men are dead after a Honda Odyssey traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Route 12, collided head-on with a Freightliner delivery truck around 2 a.m. Thursday morning.

According to the Wauconda Police Department, the 25-year-old male Honda driver and his 24-year-old male passenger, were pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

The 23-year-old male driver of the delivery truck was transported to an area hospital in serious condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lake County is a county situated in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Illinois along the shores of Lake Michigan. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 703,462, making it the third-most populous county in Illinois after nearby Cook and DuPage Counties – Wikipedia.

WI Man Felipe Underwood Arrested In Decatur IL Murder Of Bryston Musgrave

DECATUR, IL. (THECOUNT) — Milwaukee, Wisconsin man, Felipe Underwood, was arrested in connection to the murder of Decatur, Illinois murder of 24-year-old Bryston Musgrave on April 8th

Underwood, 24, was taken into custody without further incident in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday.

According to reports, Underwood was arrested by US Marshals on Friday in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, over the killing of Musgrave of Decatur, Illinois.

Underwood had been sought in the killing of Musgrave since the April 8th murder that occurred near the intersection of South Haworth Street and North Decatur Street in Decatur.

Underwood, full name, Felipe K. Woodley-Underwood, is currently housed in the Milwaukee County Jail and is facing First Degree Murder Charges.

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Geo quick facts: Decatur is the largest city and the county seat of Macon County in the U.S. state of Illinois, with a population of 76,122 as of the 2010 Census. The city was founded in 1829 and is situated along the Sangamon River and Lake Decatur in Central Illinois. Decatur’s estimated population for 2018 was 71,290 – Wikipedia.

IL Pearl Valley Eggs Employee Dies In Plant Accident Thursday

PEARL CITY, IL. (THECOUNT) — An unidentified Pearl Valley Eggs employee has been killed while on-duty at the plant on Thursday.

According to the Stephenson County Sheriff, the a worker was killed in an accident at the egg processing facility on Thursday afternoon.

Pearl City Fire and Ambulance responded to an industrial accident at Pearl City Eggs, located at 968 S. Kent Road, around 2:35 p.m. when they arrived, first responders found the worker unresponsive.

The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.

A manner of death was not provided.

The investigation into the death is ongoing.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending next of kin.

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Geo quick facts: Pearl City is an incorporated village in Stephenson County, Illinois, with a population of 838 at the 2010 census, up from 780 in 2000 – Wikipedia.