RICHLAND COUNTY, OH. (THECOUNT) — Gary McQuillen, of Mansfield, Ohio, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal freak accident at a Richland County McDonald’s.
McQuillen, 69, was killed in a freak accident at a Mansfield McDonald’s Wednesday afternoon.
According to reports, McQuillen was operating a Ford F-150 pickup truck while in the McDonald’s drive-thru on Trimble Road in Mansfield, when for unknown reasons, he exited the vehicle and was crushed between his vehicle and a pole around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Reports say, McQuillen may have dropped some coins outside of his pickup when he exited the vehicle and somehow became entrapped between his truck and a pole.
McQuillen was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Richland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,475. Its county seat is Mansfield. The county was created in 1808 and later organized in 1813. It is named for the fertile soil found there – Wikipedia.
CHICAGO, IL. (THECOUNT) — McDonald’s is making changes to its late night menu that will surly disappoint late night munchers everywhere.
Starting April 30, the fast food giant said Signature Crafted Recipes, Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwiches, Buttermilk Crispy Chicken Sandwiches, Buttermilk Crispy Tenders, premium salads — And Filet-O-Fish Sandwiches — will no longer be available from midnight to 5 a.m., according to the restaurant chain.
“We’ll be simplifying what’s served after midnight so customers can get the most popular favorites,” said Andrea Abate, spokesperson for McDonald’s.
Other popular late-night menu items, including Big Macs, Quarter Pounders and McNuggets, will still be available, reports MyFox8.
NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Dwayne Sims, of Antioch, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle in Tennessee on Tuesday night.
Sims, 28, was on-foot in the area of Hamilton Church Road in Antioch, Tennessee after 9:00 p.m., when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Carlos Valle Romero.
According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, Sims was walking along the westbound lane when he was hit by Romero’s 2014 Nissan Altima, reported WSMV on Wednesday.
The driver, who remained on the scene and cooperated with arriving officials, indicated he did not see Sims in time to avoid hitting him.
Sims was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
According to officials, this section of Hamilton Church Road does not have street lights, a shoulder or sidewalks.
Investigators said they do not anticipate filing charges against Romero.
Anyone with possible information on the fatal incident may contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Antioch is a neighborhood in southeastern Davidson County, Tennessee governed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The area is assigned to postal Zip Code 37013 – Wikipedia.
SANTE FE, NM. (THECOUNT) — Colorado father, Heith Gleason, and his 12-year-old son, Gage, who were wanted in the murder of Colorado woman, Amy Garcia, were arrested in Sante Fe, New Mexico Thursday, reports say.
Gleason, 35, and his young son were taken in custody at a New Mexico McDonald’s, located on South St. Francis Drive in Santa Fe on Thursday.
Police said they used Gleason’s cellphone signal to track the pair to the location.
The victim, Garcia, 41, a single mother of four from Walsenburg, Colo., was found dead inside a burning vehicle around 1:30 a.m. Thursday in a rural area near Gardner, an unincorporated community about 30 miles from the county seat of Walsenburg.
Authorities say they responded to reports of a car fire and located the victim inside.
THECOUNT.com has learned Gleason was arrested in 2017 in Weld County, Colorado, on charges of child abuse, which included, “strikes, shoves and kicks,” according to the arrest report: Continue reading →
Zachary James Zumwalt has been named as the victim of a deadly midnight shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the McDonald’s on West Kearney Street, east of Kansas Expressway, in Springfield, Missouri.
Police found Zumwalt, 28, shot inside his car. He was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries while being transported to a hospital.
Sergeant Ryan Russell with the Springfield Police Department said initially calls came in about a possibly intoxicated driver. “When our officers got here they were flagged down by other people in the parking lot saying there had just been a shooting,” Sgt. Russell described. Sgt. Russell said someone in a white-four door car drove south on Johnston, just west of the McDonald’s parking lot, stopped and shot the man. The suspected shooter sped off, heading south on Johnston according to Sgt. Russell. Continue reading →
James Huskey has been named as the suspect shot and killed by a Sallisaw, OK., police officer at a McDonald’s Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.
Huskey, 45, allegedly fired on deputies while inside the McDonald’s. Deputies returned fire, killing Huskey, Capt. Murray said. There were customers inside the McDonald’s during the incident. There were no reports of other injuries.
Fort Smith police sent out a notice about Huskey Wednesday morning. Police said Huskey had arrest warrants out of Texas and had threatened suicide by cop.
Police tracked Huskey to Sallisaw after his vehicle was found at a motel inside the city. Officers warned residents to be on the lookout for him before he was located. Continue reading →
According to a new report from the FDA, McDonald’s has been required to disclose an additive to their popular hot coffee drinks by posting signs in restaurants.
The sign, (posted below,) advises customers that to speed up heating time and temperature of McDonald’s hot coffee drinks, french fry grease, aka, pork lard, is added to the brewing process in order to “speed up” heating.
According to FDA anonymous witness transcripts: “We are constantly serving hot coffee to customers. Continue reading →
Ray McDonald, who was recently arrested over physically assaulting a woman while she was holding a baby, was again arrested, this time over violating a stay away order.
McDonald, was was cut by the Chicago Bears Monday, was rearrested for violating a restraining order that was issued at the time of his prior arrest.
The Santa Clara PD released a statement shortly after his arrest on Wednesday:
On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at about 2:52 PM., Santa Clara Detectives learned Ray McDonald violated a restraining order for being at a residence in Santa Clara. Detectives later located Ray McDonald at a nearby Togo’s Sandwiches, 2203 Tasman Dr. in Santa Clara. Ray McDonald was arrested without incident and transported to Santa Clara Police Department for processing. He will be booked at Santa Clara County Jail. Continue reading →