MO Man Virgil Thomas Maddox ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Swedeborg Fatal Motorcycle Crash

PULASKI COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Virgil Thomas Maddox, of Waynesville, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night motorcycle crash in Pulaski County.

Maddox, 64, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash near Swedeborg Thursday night.

According to reports, Maddox was operating a motorcycle on Highway T in Swedeborg, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 11 p.m. Thursday.

Maddox, who was ejected from the motorcycle, 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: Pulaski County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,274. Its county seat is Waynesville. The county was organized in 1833 and named for Kazimierz Pułaski, a Polish patriot who died fighting in the American Revolution – Wikipedia.

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.

MO Man Shea Massey ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Farmington Fatal Motorcycle Crash

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Michael Shea Massey, of Farmington, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Tuesday night single-motorcycle crash in St. Francois County.

Massey, 24, was killed in a motorcycle crash near Farmington Tuesday night.

According to reports, Massey was operating a Yamaha FZR1000 motorcycle on Highway 67 near Blomeier Road in Farmington, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8 p.m. Tuesday. The bike then entered a culvert ejecting the rider.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: St. Francois County is a county located in the Lead Belt region in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 65,359. The largest city and county seat is Farmington. The county was officially organized on December 19, 1821. It was named after the St. Francis River – Wikipedia.

MO Woman Bethany Heck ID’d As Victim In Monday Night Osage Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

OSAGE COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Bethany Heck, of Rolla, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday night vehicle crash in Osage County.

Heck, 29, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Washington Township Monday night.

According to reports, Heck was operating a vehicle on U.S. Hwy 63 near CR-637 near Vienna, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 11 p.m. Monday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Heck 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: Osage County is a county in the central part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,878. Its county seat is Linn. The county was organized January 29, 1841, and named from the Osage River. Osage County is part of the Jefferson City, MO Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

MO Woman Christina Bryant ID’d As Pedestrian In Thursday Fatal Greenville Vehicle Strike

WAYNE COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Christina Mari Bryant, of Greenville, Missouri, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal vehicle strike in Wayne County Thursday.

Bryant, 28, was killed in a vehicle-versus-Pedestrian collision early Thursday near Greenfield.

According to reports, Bryant was on-foot on US-67 in Greenville, when she was struck by a Dodge Avenger around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

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

The driver of the vehicle was uninjured in the collision. The vehicle was a total loss.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Wayne County is a county located in the Ozark foothills in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,521. The county seat is Greenville. The county was officially organized on December 11, 1818, and is named after General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, who served in the American Revolution – Wikipedia.

‘The Gun Show’ KSGF Radio Host Matt Canovi ID’d As Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Tow Truck In Springfield Saturday

GREENE COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — 104.1 KSGF “The Gun Show” radio host, Matt Canovi, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck on US-65 in Greene County Saturday.

Matthew Canovi, 63, of Brighton, Missouri, was killed after he was struck by a tow truck while on US-65 Saturday in Springfield.

According to reports, Canovi was standing on the shoulder of US-65, as a tow truck loaded his disabled vehicle, when the vehicle went in reverse, fatally striking him near Springfield.

Tow truck operator, Alan Goodkin, 29, drove the tow truck in reverse when Canovi was fatally struck, according to officials.

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

Goodkin was not injured during the incident.

Canovi was a former Marine and Law Enforcement Officer.

Via Canovi’s website:

Matt Canovi, of Canovi & Associates can be heard every week on 1041 KSGF – Springfield’s ONLY News talk FM. As host of the popular “The Gunshow with Matt Canovi” which airs on Saturday Mornings from 8-9 AM, Matt discusses with his listeners all topics related to Firearms, ammunition, tactical accessories, Training, Concealed Carry, and attacks on the 2nd Amendment.

Matt Canovi is also the creator of the R.E.A.L Defensive Shooting System. This system has transformed the Personal Defensive Shooting arena to teach people how to defend themselves in an armed encounter, even under the most stressful situations.

As a former Marine & Law Enforcement Officer, Matt Canovi spent years training and developing his shooting techniques. As an Instructor, he is committed to ensuring his students get the best training possible. As Matt always says, “Training is Survival“.

Background:

35+ Years in Law Enforcement
USMC military security
Law Enforcement / Private security
FBI / NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
Certified Tactical Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun Instructor through Strategos International
United Nations Certified International Police Trainer
Missouri P.O.S.T. Certified Police/Firearms Instructor
DEA Trained (Experienced) Undercover Narcotics Investigator
Certified Arson Investigator (IAAI)
FBI Certified Crime Scene Processor
FBI Certified Fingerprint Expert
Graduate of John Shaw Mid-South Institute of Self Defensive Shooting
B. S. Degree In Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Management
Criminal Justice College Instructor
Certified Criminal Intelligence Analyst (IALEA)
Certified Medical Death Investigator through St. Louis University Medical School
Radio Talk Show Host on 104.1 KSGF – “The Gun Show with Matt Canovi”
Creator of The R.E.A.L. Defensive Shooting System

NRA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR:
Home Firearms Safety
Basic Pistol
Personal Protection In The Home
Personal Protection Outside The Home
Range Safety Officer

COMPETITIVE SHOOTER:
IPSC
IDPA
Missouri Police Olympics Gold medal winner

AUTHOR:
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R.E.A.L. Secrets of Home and Personal Defense (Get the Book)

DVD PRODUCER:
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Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Canovi:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Greene County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, its population was 275,174, making it the fourth most-populous county in Missouri. Its county seat and most-populous city is Springfield – Wikipedia.

MO Man Brad Maassen ID’d As Victim In Saturday Fatal Sullivan ATV Crash

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Arnold, Missouri man, Brad Christopher Maassen, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday evening ATV crash in Washington County.

Maassen, 40, was killed in an ATV wreck near Sullivan Saturday evening.

According to reports, Maassen was operating Can-Am Outlander on Woodland Drive in Sullivan, when the vehicle crashed Saturday around 5:30 p.m. The vehicle then made contact with a tree, ejecting the passengers.

A young girl who was riding as a passenger was seriously injured in the crash. She was transported to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Maassen was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma.

Maassen was not wearing a safety device, according to the patrol. The youth was, according to the patrol.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Washington County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,195. The county seat and largest city is Potosi – Wikipedia.

Large Police Presences In Hendersonville MO As Man Is Barricaded Inside QuikTrip

HARRISONVILLE, MO. (THECOUNT) — A man has barricaded himself inside the Hendersonville, Missouri QuikTrip Sunday evening.

The store is located at the intersection of Missouri Highway 291 and Commercial Street in Hendersonville.

Police responded to the call at 5:35 p.m. Sunday.

It is unknown if the man is armed.

Authorities confirm that all customers and staff have been safely removed from the gas station and the parking lot has been secured, reports KMBC.

Officers are asking the public to avoid the area as they are still in a standoff with the man.

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Geo quick facts: Harrisonville is a town in Cass County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,019 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Cass County. It is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area – Wikipedia.

MO Woman Cheyenne Stark ID’d As Victim In Saturday Now Fatal Plato Crash

PLATO, MO. (THECOUNT) — Cheyenne Stark, or Cabool, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a now fatal vehicle crash near Plato Saturday.

Stark, 25, died early Sunday in an area hospital from injuries sustained Saturday in a Highway 32 crash near Plato, Missouri.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Stark was operating a Ford Explorer on Highway 32, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Saturday.

Stark was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the wreck.

She was was flown to an area hospital where she passed away Sunday from injuries suffered in the crash.

The vehicle was a total loss, according to HoustonHerald.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved young mother:

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Geo quick facts: Plato is an incorporated village in northwestern Texas County, Missouri, United States. It is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Houston and 10 miles south of Fort Leonard Wood on Route 32. The population was 109 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

MO Man Troy Kennedy ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Fatal I-44 Single-SUV Ejection Crash

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Troy Kennedy, of Steelville, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night Interstate 44 crash near Valley Park.

Kennedy, 28, was killed in a crash on I-44 near Route 141 in St. Louis County Friday night.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kennedy was operating a Chevrolet Silverado SUV on I-44 near MO-144, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 7 p.m. Friday.

The vehicle then rolled over multiple times after Kennedy attempted to overcorrect.

Kennedy was ejected from the Silverado during the violent wreck.

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

It is unknown if Kennedy was wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Kennedy:

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Geo quick facts: St. Louis County is located in the eastern-central portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. It is bounded by the city of St. Louis and the Mississippi River to the east, the Missouri River to the north, and the Meramec River to the south – Wikipedia.