MI Woman Shawna Perault ID’d As Pedestrian In Monday Night Traverse Fatal Vehicle Strike

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Shawna Marie Perault, of Kalkaska, Michigan, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle Monday night in Grand Traverse County.

Perault, 34, was killed after she was struck by a vehicle near Traverse City Monday night.

According to reports, Perault was on-foot on US-31 in the area of Williamsburg, when she was struck by a passing SUV around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

MSP officials believe the SUV driver was not at fault, according to reports.

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

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Grand Traverse County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 86,986. The county seat is Traverse City. According to the United States Census Bureau, it is estimated that the population of Grand Traverse County on July 1, 2018 was 92,573 – Wikipedia.

MI Pair David Rowe & Iaci Botelho-Bosman ID’d As Victims In Thursday Double-Fatal Motorcycle Vehicle Collision

ALLEGAN COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — David Rowe and Iaci Botelho-Bosman, both of Wayland Township, Michigan, have been identified as the victims in a Friday double-fatal motorcycle-versus-vehicle crash in Allegan County.

Rowe, 41, and Botelho-Bosman, 44, were both killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle in Wayland Township Thursday night.

According to reports, Rowe was operating a motorcycle on 129th Avenue near 4th Street in Wayland, when the bike came into contact with a passenger vehicle around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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

Botelho-Bosman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Allegan County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2010 United States Census, the population was 111,408. The county seat is Allegan. The name was coined by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to sound like a Native American word – Wikipedia.

MI Rapper Jizzle P Shot Dead In Front Of Mom In Detroit

WAYNE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Rising Detroit rap star, Bandgang Jizzle P, was gunned down on Detroit’s west side Tuesday night right in front of his mother.

Jizzle P, 25, aka, Aaron Mays, was shot dead on a Detroit driveway in front of his mother, according to reports.

Detroit police said 8:15 Tuesday night, two male victims were sitting in a Chrysler 300 in the driveway on Fielding Street near McNichols and Evergreen when an unknown suspect fired multiple shots into the vehicle, reports Fox32Chicago.

A second shooting victim is reportedly listed in critical condition.

The shooter fled the scene.

His mother, Senekua Mays posted on Facebook- that she just wanted to be left alone- and let her grieve.

Detroit Police confirmed that the suspect is still on the run and the investigation continues. If you have any information about the shooting, call DPD or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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Geo quick facts: Wayne County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2018, the United States Census estimated its population as 1,753,893 making it the 19th-most populous county in the United States – Wikipedia.

MI Woman Connor Meert ID’d As Pedestrian In Saturday Kalamazoo Fatal Vehicle Strike

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Connor Meert, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Saturday morning by a vehicle in Kalamazoo County.

Meert, 21, was killed while attempting to cross a street in Kalamazoo Saturday morning.

According to reports, Meert was on-foot in the area of West Michigan Avenue near Emajean Street in Kalamazoo, when she was struck by a passing vehicle around 2 a.m. Saturday morning.

Meert was transported to an area hospital where she passed away of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Meert:

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts :Kalamazoo County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2019, the population was 265,066. The county seat is Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo County is included in the Kalamazoo–Portage, MI Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

MI Woman Dorothy Granger ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Midland Fatal Small Plane Crash

MIDLAND COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Dorothy Granger, of Lake City, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday afternoon fatal plane crash that also seriously injured her husband.

Granger, 64, was killed in a small plane crash in Mills Township on Tuesday afternoon. Her husband was critically injured in the crash.

According to reports, William Granger, also 64, was piloting a 1959 Piper PA 24-250 Comanche aircraft, when for unknown reasons, the plane went down in the area of East Shaffer Road and North Sturgeon Road in Midland around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

William was transported to an area hospital in critical condition.

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

The crash is being investigated by the FAA.

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Geo quick facts: Midland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 83,629. The county seat is Midland. The county’s name is due to its closeness to the geographical Lower Peninsula’s geographical center. It was founded in 1831 – Wikipedia.

MI Teen Justin Noel ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Sturgis Fatal Vehicle Crash

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Justin Noel, of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday night fatal two-vehicle crash in St. Joseph County.

Noel, 19, was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Sherman Township Wednesday night.

According to reports, Erandi Tzitziki, 19, of Battle Creek, was operating a vehicle with Noel as his passenger on N Centerfield Rd near Featherstone Road in Sturgis, when the vehicle came into contact with a Toyota Highlander around 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Noel was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the Highlander was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

Tzitziki’s condition was not provided.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: St. Joseph County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan, on the central southern border with Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 61,295. The county seat is Centreville – Wikipedia.

MI Man Alex Richards ID’d As Victim In Sunday Crystal Motor Speedway SUV Crash

MONTCALM COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Alex Richards, of Hubbardston, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal vehicle crash in Montcalm County Sunday morning.

Richards, 26, was killed in a Sunday morning crash that also seriously injured another individual in Crystal Township.

According to reports, Richards was traveling in the rear of an SUV along with two others at the Crystal Motor Speedway, when the vehicle accelerated ejecting the passengers around 5 a.m. Sunday.

Richards was pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the incident.

A unnamed 26-year-old man of Vestaburg sustained serious injuries and was transported an area hospital.

A third victim, a 25-year-old woman of Sheridan, was not injured.

The 30-year-old man from Ionia, was taken into custody for operating while intoxicated causing death. He is being held at the Montcalm County Jail.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Richards:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Montcalm County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,342. The county is geographically located in the West Michigan region of the Lower Peninsula. The county seat is Stanton, and the largest city is Greenville – Wikipedia.

MI Man Darnell Johnson ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Morning Niles Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

NILES CHARTER TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — Darnell D. Johnson of Benton Harbor, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday morning two-vehicle wrong-way crash in Niles Township.

Johnson, 28, was killed in a Wednesday morning wrong-way crash near Niles.

According to reports, a 29 year-old woman operating an SUV was traveling the wrong-way for unknown reasons on the St Joseph Valley Pkwy in Niles around 3 a.m. Wednesday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with Johnson’s vehicle.

The female driver, who was not identified, was transported to an area hospital with unknown non-life threatening injuries.

Johnson 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: Niles Charter Township is a charter township of Berrien County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 14,164 at the 2010 census. On June 5, 2006, the township board voted unanimously to approve a resolution for Niles Township to become Niles Charter Township – Wikipedia.

Viral Detroit Bus Driver Who Complained Of Coughing Passenger Dead Of Coronavirus

DETROIT, MI. (THECOUNT) — Jason Hargrove, the Detroit, Michigan bus driver who went viral after releasing a video venting about a coughing passenger, has died after contracting coronavirus.

Hargrove, 50, said in a March 21 video that he was upset a female passenger had taken no measures to cover her persistent coughing when she was aboard his bus.

“For us to get through this and get over this, y’all need to take this seriously,” he said with an expletive thrown in. … There’s folks dying out here.”

Four days later Hargrove contracted COVID-19. He died on Wednesday.

It isn’t clear how he contracted COVID-19.

Hargrove posted his video before the mayor ordered the changes. “It’s something that I’m going to think about for a long time,” the mayor later commented.

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Geo quick facts: Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan. Near Downtown, the neoclassical Detroit Institute of Arts is famed for the Detroit Industry Murals painted by Diego Rivera, and inspired by the city’s ties to the auto industry, giving it the nickname “Motor City.” Detroit is also the birthplace of Motown Records, whose chart-topping history is on display at their original headquarters, Hitsville U.S.A. – wikipedia.

FM92.3 DJ & Wayne County MI Cop Donafay Collins Dies Of Complications Coronavirus

WAYNE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — – Cmdr. Donafay Collins of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office and a former radio DJ from FM92.3, died from the coronavirus Wednesday.

Officials say, Collins, 63, of Warren, a 30-year veteran and married father of four, died after recently contracting COVID-19.

Via FOX2:

“It is with deep sorrow and sadness for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) that we inform the community of the passing of Commander Donafay Collins,” the office said in a statement. “Collins has been a valued member of our team for almost 30 years, and will truly be missed. He leaves behind a loving wife and four children.”

Collins retired from radio in late March 2019.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office has 18 employees who have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the department.

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Geo quick facts: Wayne County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of 2018, the United States Census estimated its population as 1,753,893 making it the 19th-most populous county in the United States – Wikipedia.