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 Man Jammal Dillard ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Easton Twp Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

IONIA COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Jammal Cremond Dillard of Jenison, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday night single-vehicle crash n Ionia County.

Dillard, 39, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Easton Township Tuesday night.

According to reports, Dillard was operating a vehicle on Bluewater Highway near Johnson Road in Easton Township, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 6 p.m. Tuesday. The vehicle then came into contact with a substantial tree.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Ionia County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,905. The county seat is Ionia. The Ionia County Courthouse was designed by Claire Allen, a prominent southern Michigan architect – Wikipedia.

MI Man Tyler Hershberger ID’d As Motorcyclist Killed In Porter Township Collision

PORTER TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — Tyler Hershberger of Three Rivers, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle accident in Porter Township.

Hershberger, 25, was operating a motorcycle when he made contact with a 16-year-old pulling out of a driveway near US-12 and Baldwin Prairie Rd.

Police say the teen driver was pulling out of a driveway when he collided with Hershberger’s motorcycle.

Hershberger was ejected from his motorcycle during the crash.

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

A crash report noted that he was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

According to social media, Hershberger worked at American Axle & Manufacturing and was a former forklift operator at Pioneer Hi-Bred. He was a former Small arms/artillery repairman for the U.S. Army.

Geo quick facts: Porter Township is a civil township of Cass County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,798 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

MI Man Lawton Monroe ID’d As Victim Fatally Struck On Bicycle Thursday Morning In Macomb

LENOX TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — Lawton Monroe, of Clinton Township, has been identified as the victim in a fatal bicycle-verses-vehicle collision in Macomb County Thursday morning.

Monroe, 25, was struck while operating a bicycle while riding during the early morning hours in on County Line Road near 27 Mile Road, police said.

The fatal collision occurred before 5:30 a.m. Thursday after Monroe came into contact with a silver Mercury Sable. Both were traveling south on County Line Road, according to authorities.

The 28-year-old Columbus man driving the Sable called 911, according to ClickOnDetroit.

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

The driver of the Sable has been cooperative, police said.

Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor in the crash.

Macomb County officials are still investigating the crash.

Geo quick facts: Macomb County is a county located in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of Michigan and is part of Metro Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the population was 840,978, making it the third-most populous county in the state – Wikipedia.

MI Woman Sam Winchester ID’d As Wrong-Way Driver In MI Crash That Killed WI UIC Coach Howard Moore, Family

MADISON, WI. (THECOUNT) — The wrong-way driver in a crash that killed the family members of Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Howard Moore, has been identified as Samantha Winchester. We erroneously reported earlier that coach Moore was killed in the crash. He was not.

“Sam” Winchester, 23, lived in Ann Arbor and was from Saline, Michigan. She was also killed in the violent crash.

Coach Moore and his family have been identified as the victims involved in a major wrong-way vehicle accident in Michigan early Saturday morning.

Sadly, Moore’s wife and daughter, Jennifer and Jaidyn, were also killed in the crash. His son Jerell sustained injuries of unknown severity at this time.

According to Michigan news source MLive.com, the vehicle that struck the Moore family was driving the wrong way on M-14.

Per the report, Winchester, the driver of that vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of a third vehicle involved is being treated for minor injuries.

The University has not yet released a statement regarding the crash.

Moore has been part of the Wisconsin family for a long time. He served as an assistant coach from 2005 to 2010, left for a brief stint to assume the head coaching role at the University of Illinois at Chicago, then returned to the Badgers in 2015 and has become just as important to Wisconsin as it is to him, reports 247sports.

“He was a part of our championship team in 2008 and he has a passion for UW that is unparalleled,” head coach Greg Gard said when Moore came back to the program. “He loved his experience here and has a deep affection for this place and its people.”

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Winchester:

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Missing MI Man Patrick Fitzgerald ID’d As Body Pulled From Detroit River Monday

WYANDOTTE, MI. (THECOUNT) — Patrick Fitzgerald, a Michigan man reported missing in November, has been identified as the body pulled from the Detroit River Sunday night.

The body of Fitzgerald, 49, was located after 8:30 p.m. on the shoreline in Wyandotte by fishermen.

The following information was released in a series of tweets by the MSP Metro Detroit post’s Twitter account.

“Missing Person Update: On 11/20/18 troopers were dispatched to a abandoned vehicle on the MacArthur Bridge. USCG, DPD Harbor Master and MSP conducted a search and were not able to locate the missing driver, however some items of property were discovered floating in the river.”

“On 5/13 at approximately 8 35 PM fishermen located a body on the shoreline in Wyandotte. The male has been preliminary identified as the missing person, Patrick Fitzgerald, 49 years old. NOK have been notified.”

A cause of death was not provided by officials.

Source WXYZ.

Quick geo facts: Wyandotte is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 25,883 at the 2010 census, a decrease of 7.6% from 2000. Wyandotte is located in southeastern Michigan, approximately 11 miles south of Detroit on the Detroit River, and is part of the collection of communities known as Downriver – Wikipedia.

MI Man James Flynn ID’d As Victim In Monday Fatal Single-Vehicle Lake Odessa Crash

CARLTON TOWNSHIP, MI. (THECOUNT) — James Flynn, of Freeport, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Lake Odessa Monday afternoon.

Flynn, 32, was operating a pickup truck traveling on Usborne Road in Carlton Township before 3 p.m., when for unknown reasons, he crossed centerlines and exited the roadway near E Brown.

His vehicle then struck a tree and burst into flames.

Flynn was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation, reports Fox17Online.

Geo quick facts: Carlton Township is a civil township of Barry County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,391 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

MI Worker Killed After Falls Into Sulfuric Acid Vat At South Lyon Michigan Seamless Tube Plant

SOUTH LYON, MI. (THECOUNT) — Officials say an unidentified 54-year-old man has died in a “serious industrial accident” on Saturday at Michigan Seamless Tube manufacturing facility in South Lyon.

Company officials at the facility confirmed that the man died after falling into vat containing sulfuric acid.

Police Chief Chris Sovik tells the newspaper that the man fell into a “chemical solution” and was pulled out. He was taken to a hospital with severe burns. Michigan Seamless spokesman Mark Hommel says the company is conducting a “comprehensive investigation” and is cooperating fully with authorities. source

Sulfuric acid a strong acid made by oxidizing solutions of sulfur dioxide and used in large quantities as an industrial and laboratory reagent. The concentrated form is an oily, dense, corrosive liquid.

The vat of sulfuric acid in this incident had been heated to about 160 degrees as part of the manufacturing process.

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Geo quick facts: South Lyon is a city in Southwestern Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan, in Metro Detroit. The population was 11,327 at the 2010 census. The city is part of the South Lyon-Howell-Brighton Urban Area, which had a population of 106,139 according to the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

MI Owner Tri-City Sports Complex Stan Dulaney ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Fatal Midland Crash

MIDLAND, MI. (THECOUNT) — Stanley Ross Dulaney Jr, of Midland, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday crash involving a collision between a reckless driver of a pickup truck and Dulaney’s SUV.

‘Stan’ Dulaney, 44, and his passengers, 44-year-old Marissa Rose Dill, of Midland, 21-year-old Brandon Michael Dulaney, of Midland, and 6-year old male, were traveling in an SUV near the intersection of M-20 and Currie Parkway in the City of Midland, when a white pick-up, driven by 73-year-old Gary Arthur Gatza of Saginaw, crossed the centerline, according to police.

Gatza’s truck struck the family head-on.

Gatza was transported to an area the hospital, his condition was not provided by officials.

Dulaney was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the violent crash.

The family members were transported to area hospitals with unknown injuries.

Just before the crash, police were responding to a reckless driver eastbound on Isabella Road, driving a white pickup truck, which moments later was involved in a head on collision with the black Chevy Tahoe. Continue reading

AZ Couple Killed In New Town ND Wreck Friday Identified As David Wilcox, Taylor Denny

NEW TOWN, ND. (THECOUNT) – David Wilcox, from San Tan Valley, AZ, and Taylor Denny, of Goodyear, AZ, have been identified as the victims killed in a Friday wreck In northwestern North Dakota.

Wilcox, 28, and Denny, 22, were killed Friday in a crash on a snow-covered highway in North Dakota.

NDHP says, Wilcox was operating a pickup truck in New Town, ND, when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with an 18-wheeler.

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the crash.

The Highway Patrol says 28-year-old David Wilcox, of Tempe, Arizona, was driving a pickup truck near New Town Friday morning that lost control on a curve and collided head-on with a semi. Wilcox and a passenger, 22-year-old Taylor Denny, of Phoenix, were pronounced dead at the scene. Continue reading