NC Woman Vaiden Kimball ID’d As Victim In Saturday Night Fatal Wake County Head-On Crash

WAKE COUNTY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Vaiden Kimball of Wendell, NC, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday night vehicle crash in Wake County.

Kimball, 27, was killed in a two-vehicle head-on crash near Swift Creek Saturday night.

According to officials, Kimball was operating a vehicle on Ten Ten Road near Johnson Pond Road, when for unknown reasons, her vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes. The vehicle then collided with another vehicle head-on.

The person in the other car was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

According to reports, Kimball, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

According to Facebook, Kimball was a teacher at Primrose School of Hilburn. She was the mother of a young child.

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Geo quick facts: Wake County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of July 1, 2018, the population was 1,092,305, making it North Carolina’s second-most populous county – Wikipedia.

NC Mother Tamara Brown Arrested After Body Of Baby Found At McEwen Charlotte Chapel Cemetery Saturday

CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Tamara Jernel Brown, of Matthews, NC, was arrested after a missing 6-month-old baby boy was found dead at the McEwen Charlotte Chapel cemetery early Saturday morning.

The Matthews Police Department say, Chi-Liam Cody Brown-Erickson and his mother, 30-year-old Brown, had been missing from the Gander Cove Lane area of Matthews since about 10:00 p.m. Thursday.

Officers from the Matthews Police Department, CMPD and the Union County Sheriff’s Bloodhound Unit searched desperately in hopes they’d find the child safe. That effort ended when they found Chi-Liam’s body just after 4 a.m., reports WBTV.

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Geo quick facts: Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films – wikipedia.

NC Teen Zaequan Deloatch ID’d As Victim Shot Dead In Raleigh Wednesday Night

RALEIGH, NC. (THECOUNT) — Zaequan Deloatch, of Fuquay-Varina, NC, has been identified as the teen fatally shot in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wednesday night.

Deloatch, 17, was killed in a Raleigh shooting on Wednesday night on Ducking Way, near Food Lion.

According to reports, Deloatch was found suffering from gunshot wounds while in the 5400 block of Duckling Way just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Deloatch was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

No suspect information was given.

According to social media, Deloatch attended Fuquay-Varina High School.

Raleigh police are investigating as a homicide, reports ABC11.

Anyone with information that might assist the investigation of the incident is asked to call Raleigh CrimeStoppers at (919) 834-HELP.

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Geo quick facts: Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina. It’s known for its universities, including North Carolina State University. The number of technology and scholarly institutions around Raleigh, Chapel Hill and Durham make the area known as the Research Triangle. The North Carolina State Capitol is a 19th-century Greek Revival–style building with a statue of George Washington dressed as a Roman general in its rotunda – wikipedia.

NC Man Luiz Felipe Leal ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Fatal Elizabeth City Triumph Motorcycle Crash

ELIZABETH CITY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Luiz Felipe Leal Sr has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash in Elizabeth City, North Carolina Tuesday night.

Leal, 39, was killed in a motorcycle-versus-Jeep crash Tuesday night in Elizabeth City.

According to police, Leal was operating a 2007 Triumph motorcycle Tuesday around 6:20 p.m., when he was involved in a crash with a 2006 Jeep Wrangler.

Leal was traveling on Halsted Boulevard, when the Jeep Wrangler turned left in front of him near Walker Ave.

Witnesses said the motorcycle didn’t have any visible headlights.

Police investigation showed the headlights were covered in aluminum-colored duct tape, reports WAVY.

After the crash, Leal was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Elizabeth City Police Department is still investigating to find any other factors that might have contributed to the crash.

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Geo quick facts: Elizabeth City is a city in Pasquotank County, North Carolina, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 18,683. Elizabeth City is the county seat and largest city of Pasquotank County – Wikipedia.

Six People Shot Several ‘Trampled’ In Sunday Morning Shooting At Salisbury ‘Thelma’s Down Home Cooking’

SALISBURY, NC. (THECOUNT) — Six people were shot and several trampled in a subsequent incident early Sunday morning at Salisbury, North Carolina Thelma’s Down Home Cooking restaurant, officials say.

It incident occurred at the popular restaurant just after midnight in Salisbury.

Police say, officers responded to a call of shots fired on Jake Alexander Blvd W Sunday morning around 12 a.m. When officer arrived they found six people suffering from gunshot injuries and several people injured in the resulting panic.

The eatery is located at, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd W in Salisbury, NC.

Six people were shot, two were trampled and one was treated for anxiety, according to ABC11.

One shooting victim was airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Hospital and the others shot were taken to Rowan Regional Medical Center.

Officials have not identified any suspects, and they are asking if anyone has cellphone video or photos that could help them along with the investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Salisbury is a city in the Piedmont region of North Carolina; it has been the county seat of Rowan County since 1753 when Rowan County was much larger and its territory extended to the Mississippi River – Wikipedia.

NC Active Shooter Reported Friday Morning At Charlotte ‘Advance Auto Parts’ Avoid Area

CHARLOTTE, NC. (THECOUNT) — Charlotte-Mecklenburg officials are swarming Advance Auto Parts Friday morning following reports of “an armed person” inside the building.

The incident is occurring at the business located at 2019 Freedom Drive in Charlotte, NC.

The public is being asked to stay away from the scene, if possible.

“Officers are near 2900 Freedom Drive and are currently implementing de-escalation tactics due to an armed suspect who is believed to be alone inside of a building. Everyone is asked to stay away from the area as officers work to peacefully de-escalate the situation,” reports Fox46.

it is unclear if any shots have been fired or if any injuries are reported.

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Geo quick facts: Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films – wikipedia.

NC Woman Lakawsak Dixon ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Clinton Single-Vehicle Crash

CLINTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Lakawsak Dixon, of Clinton, NC, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash Thursday morning, according to reports.

Dixon, 30, was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Clinton early Thursday morning.

According to the Clinton Police Department, Dixon was operating a Chevrolet Malibu on West Main Street near Michael Street around 2 a.m. Thursday, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then rolled over.

Fire personnel were able to get the driver out of the vehicle, however, Dixon was later pronounced dead of injuries suffered in the violent wreck.

Dixon was not wearing a seatbelt.

Officials say speed may have been a factor in the crash.

“The investigation is ongoing to determine if factors other than speed contributed to the accident,” the police chief said, reports ClintonNC.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Clinton is a city and the county seat of Sampson County, North Carolina, United States. The population of Clinton is 8,639 according to the 2010 Census. Clinton is named for Richard Clinton, a Brigadier General of the North Carolina militia in the American Revolution – Wikipedia.

NC Teen Leonardo Jubar Escalera ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Fatal Graham Single-Vehicle Crash

GRAHAM, NC. (THECOUNT) — Leonardo Jubar Escalera, of Graham, North Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Alamance County single-vehicle crash on New Year’s Day, according to reports.

Escalera, 16, was believed to be speeding when he crashed a vehicle on Snow Camp Road on early Wednesday morning, according to NCHP.

According to reports, Escalera was operating a vehicle on Snow Camp Road and Clark Road, near Snow Camp Solar, in Alamance County, when for unconfirmed reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway. The vehicle then made contact with a stop sign, a power pole and a substantial tree.

Escalera was the sole occupant of the vehicle, reports MyFox8.

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

Troopers noted that Escalera was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:

(Translated) “You take a piece of our heart beautiful daddy of each of those who love you so much and we saw you grow only 16 years my old and now God decided to take you with him and leave us this great shame and that we still do not assimilated and we will never But God has his purposes and save what he does we will always remember you and we will take you in our hearts I love you so much…”

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Geo quick facts: Graham is a city in Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population was 14,153. It is the county seat of Alamance County – Wikipedia.

NC Chick-fil-A Employee Jeremiah Murrill ‘Order Taking Skills’ Going Viral

WILMINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Jeremiah Murrill, a Chick-fil-A employee in Wilmington, North Carolina, has caught the attention of his community and now the world, with his upbeat and cheerful order-taking style.

A customer shot video of Murrill as he took her order in the drive-thru cue.

The customer posted the video on Facebook. In two weeks, it had 170,000 views and hundreds of comments by people who recognized Murrill’s signature smile and excellent customer service.

In the Facebook video, Murrill is taking the order in the drive-thru line clad in a heavy jacket and fuzzy winter hat. Despite what seems to be chilly weather, he is overflowing with smiles and kind words, reports FoxCarolina.

After cheerfully taking the order, he says, “Amazing order, everyone,” and he gives the customers their total.

As he takes their card to pay for the meal, he says, “You’re one swipe away from an awesome lunch meal. It’ll be a pleasure serving you at our drive-thru window after two more things. You know what that is? It’s a fist bump each. You guys are awesome.”

“You have an awesome day,” Murrill says, first bumping with each of the car passengers before asking them to pull forward.

Geo quick facts: Wilmington is a port city in North Carolina. It’s known as a gateway to Cape Fear Coast beaches like Wrightsville, with its strong surf, and Carolina, with its long boardwalk. Part of downtown’s Historic District, the Riverwalk is lined with restaurants, galleries and shops. It runs along the Cape Fear River, where the Battleship North Carolina is moored. Artifacts on the ship explore WWII naval combat history – wikipedia.

NC Teen Amarion Laury ID’d As Victim In Burlington Christmas Day GTA Crash

BURLINGTON, NC. (THECOUNT) — Amarion Brinae Laury has been identified as the teen killed when a stolen car she was traveling crashed in Burlington, NC on Christmas Day.

“Mari” Laury, 16 was killed and the driver, Taijon Martre Laury, 18 and passengers, Zhiyon Sharae Laury, 14; and Anaiya Davis, 17 – were all injured – After a stolen car flipped in Burlington around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Burlington Police Department.

The three surviving teens are said to have been serious injured.

All occupants of the Subaru Tribeca were residents of Burlington.

Excessive speed was a contributing factor to the crash, and further investigation will determine if charges will be forthcoming, according to the news release.

The horror crash occurred in the 500 block of South Sellars Mill Road.

Two occupants were able to exit the wrecked vehicle, one occupant was trapped and had to be freed by rescue units, and the fourth occupant was pronounced dead at the scene, reports MyFox8.

The Burlington Police Department is actively seeking anyone with information about this investigation. We ask that you contact the Burlington Police Department at (336) 229-3500. For anonymous methods, call Alamance County-Wide Crimestoppers at (336) 229-7100 or text 8398 to 274637 for a text-a-tip method, both with possible cash rewards.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Burlington is a city in Alamance and Guilford counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. It is the principal city of the Burlington, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.