NY Man Michael Hixenbaugh ID’d As Victim In Friday Pendleton Fatal Motorcycle Collision

NIAGARA COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Michael David Hixenbaugh, of Lockport, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday morning motorcycle crash in Niagara County.

Hixenbaugh, 31, was killed in a motorcycle collision involving a vehicle near Pendleton on Friday morning.

According to reports, Hixenbaugh was operating a motorcycle on South Transit Road near Tonawanda Creek Road in Pendleton, when the bike came into contact with a vehicle, operated by an 80-year-old Lockport man.

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

It is unknown if the elderly driver was injured in the collision.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Niagara County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 216,469. The county seat is Lockport. The county name is from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra; meaning the strait or thunder of waters – Wikipedia.

VA Man Michael Whitecotton ID’d As Victim In Sunday Fatal Spotsylvania Motorcycle Crash

SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, VA. (THECOUNT) — Michael Whitecotton, of Spotsylvania, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash.

Whitecotton, 48, was killed while traveling on a motorcycle Sunday afternoon in Spotsylvania.

According to reports, Whitecotton was operating a motorcycle in the 6500 block of Hickory Ridge Road, when for unknown reasons, he lost control before making contact with a tree Sunday afternoon.

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

Speed was apparently a factor in the crash, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

According to Facebook, Whitecotton worked as a supervisor financial management analyst at Department of Defense for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Whitecotton:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Spotsylvania Courthouse is a census-designated place and the county seat of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, located 10 miles southwest of Fredericksburg. Recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census designated place, the population was 4,239 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

AR Man Michael Gravelle ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Fatal Muldrow OK Crash

MULDROW, OK. (THECOUNT) — Michael Gravelle of Van Buren, Arkansas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash near Muldrow, Oklahoma Wednesday, according to reports.

Gravelle, 24, was killed and two others injured after they were involved in a Muldrow wreck Wednesday night.

Gravelle was operating a vehicle on CR-4739, AKA, Rex Scott Road, around 8 p.m. Wednesday, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then entered a culvert which caused it to roll. The vehicle traveled over 400 feet before coming to a rest after striking a grouping of trees and again rolling over.

Gravelle was ejected from the vehicle during the violent crash.

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

His two passengers — Amber Oglesby and David Reed, both of Muldrow — were transported to Baptist Health in Fort Smith, Arkansas with head and leg injuries. Both have been released, reports 5NewsOnline.

Gravelle and Oglesby were wearing seatbelts at the time.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

According to social media, Gravelle graduated from Hartford High School in Hartford, AR. He was originally from Hartford, Arkansas, according to Facebook.

Geo quick facts: Muldrow is a town in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States. It is part of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 3,466 at the 2010 census, an increase of 11.7 percent from 3,104 at the 2000 census – Wikipedia.

Tampa FL Woman Darla Watson ID’d As Victim In Fatal TX I-20 Crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released a report naming, Darla Watson, as the victim killed in a Lindale, TX., area crash involving a automobile and a tracker-trailer Friday.

Troopers say they responded to reports of a collision on I-20, about 10 miles east of Lindale, at 2:32 p.m., involving two vehicles. Upon arrival, first responders found Darla McCloud Watson, 62, of Tampa, FL., has died at the scene.

Preliminary crash investigative reports indicate that a 2017 Nissan Altima, driven by Victor Leonard Watson, 59, of Pensacola FL., was traveling west bound on IH-20 in the left lane while a 2016 International truck tractor towing a semi-trailer, driven by Wayne Maxwell Combee, 64, of Lakeland FL., was traveling west in the right lane. Watson failed to drive in a single lane, traveling partially off the left side of the roadway before over correcting to the right across the left and right eastbound lanes. The truck tractor struck the Altima in the right lane of IH-20. Continue reading

Jersey Shore Star ARRESTED In Tanning Salon Brawl

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino was pinched at a Middletown, NJ, tanning salon after apparently getting into a brawl.

Sorrentino was visiting the Boca Tanning Salon when according to law enforcement sources a fight broke out.

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A 911 call reporting a “fist fight” involving 2 people inside the salon … and when officers arrived — Sitch was arrested. He was the only one taken into custody.

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Mike D’Antoni OUT As Lakers Coach

Mike D’Antoni has resigned as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the team announced Wednesday night.

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Mike D’Antoni coached the Lakers to a 27-55 record this season, the worst 82-game mark in franchise history.

“Given the circumstances, I don’t know that anybody could have done a better job than Mike did the past two seasons,” Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a statement. “On behalf of the Lakers, we thank Mike for the work ethic, professionalism and positive attitude that he brought to the team every day. We wish him the best of luck.” source

Mike And Molly Rasist?

Arizona and drunk indians go together like, well wait, they don’t go together at all! But hit sitcom, Mike & Molly sure thinks they do! In a recent airing of the popular comedy, Mike’s mom, when asked if she would like to move, says, “Arizona? Why would I move to Arizona? It’s nothing but a furnace full of drunk Indians.” No you didn’t…


The joke isn’t sitting well in the Native American community. A rep for the Navajo Nation tells TMZ,  “For a show like this displaying us in a negative light is just unacceptable, they are taking a shot at the entire state of Arizona and its indigenous people.”The rep says, “An apology would be the right thing to do, but some damage done can’t be fixed in an apology.” tmz

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