FL Man Nelson Garrido ID’d As Peredtrian Fatall Sturck by Vehicle Tuesday Morning

LEE COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Nelson Luis Garrido, of Cape Coral, Florida, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle overnight in Lee County.

Garrido, 36, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle in Cape Coral early Tuesday morning.

According to reports, Garrido was lying on Skyline Boulevard when he was fatally struck by a Toyota Avalon around midnight Tuesday. He was found suffering from mortal injuries around 65 feet from the initial hit.

The driver of the car, who remained on scene, was uninjured in the incident.

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

Anyone with information on the deadly incident should contact Cape Coral police at 239-574-3223.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lee County is located in southwest Florida on the Gulf Coast. As of the 2010 census, the population was 618,754. The county seat is Fort Myers, and the largest city is Cape Coral with an estimated 2018 population of 189,343. Lee County comprises the Cape Coral–Fort Myers, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

PA Woman Jennifer Nicole Morales ID’d As Victim In Saturday Fatal Bethlehem Single-Vehicle Crash

BETHLEHEM TOWNSHIP, PA. (THECOUNT) — Jennifer Nicole Morales, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Saturday evening crash in Northampton County.

Morales, 36, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Northampton County late Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, Morales was operating a vehicle on Route 22 in Northampton County, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle then made contact with a guardrail and wrecked.

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

Family members and friends took to Facebook to remember the beloved woman:

According to social media, Morales was originally from Staten Island, New York.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Bethlehem Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Bethlehem Township is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state and is a suburb of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – Wikipedia.

Andrew Daniels ID’d As Victim In Saturday Greenvale NY Fatal Vehicle Building Crash

GREENVALE, NY. (THECOUNT) — Andrew Daniels has been identified as the victim in a fatal building crash in Greenvale Saturday night.

Daniels, 49, was killed after his vehicle crashed into a building in Greenvale Saturday night.

According to reports, Daniels was operating a vehicle traveling on Plaza Road near Bryant Avenue, when for unknown reasons, it crossed centerlines and made contact with a building Saturday.

Daniels was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Greenvale is a hamlet and census-designated place in Nassau County, New York on the North Shore of Long Island. As of the United States 2010 Census, the CDP population was 1,094. It is part of both the Roslyn and North Shore School Districts – Wikipedia.

New York Rikers Island Inmate Tests Positive For Coronavirus

NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — According to sources, an inmate at Rikers Island, in New York, has contracted the coronavirus.

Daily News is reporting that the first person in city custody to test positive for COVID-19.

The news came just hours after union officials announced that a correction officer also has the infection. The correction officer — a member of the Security Operations Division — worked at the entrance gate at Rikers, union officials said.

Advocates have called for drastically reducing the jail population in the city to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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Geo quick facts: New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square – wikipedia.

Mystery After Female NY 7-Eleven Employee Killed In Cheektowaga Store Shooting ‘Not Robbery, Did Not Know Suspect’

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY. (THECOUNT) — Hannah Morse, formerly of Lockport, NY, did not know the man who fatally shot her as she worked at a Cheektowaga 7-Eleven, and robbery does not appear to be the motive, this according to police Monday morning.

Morse, 23, was shot by 27-year-old Travis J. Zukic, and later died Sunday at an area hospital.

Cheektowaga Police confirmed the 23-year-old Cheektowaga resident was a store employee but stopped short of offering a motive in the killing.

According to the Cheektowaga Police Department, they responded to a call of a man with a gun inside the 7-Eleven store located at 475 French Road around 11 a.m. Sunday. Police say while dispatchers were on the phone with someone in the store, Zukic shot Morse for still unknown reasons.

Police arrived at the scene as the suspected shooter was leaving the store and an officer fired a shot at the man. The man, who police later identified as Zukic, was not injured, but he was taken into custody, reports WGRZ.

Paula LaNasa Monaco via Facebook:

“Can’t piece together why someone would do this…if they didn’t know each other and robbery was not the motive, then what?”

Zukic, of Buffalo, NY, was arraigned Sunday night on one count of second-degree murder in town court. He’s being held at the Erie County Holding Center and will appear in town court on Thursday, according to police.

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Geo quick facts: Cheektowaga is a town in Erie County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 88,226. The town is in the north-central part of the county, and is an inner ring suburb. It is the second largest suburb of Buffalo, after the town of Amherst – Wikipedia.

Central Park Shock After Person Found Hanging From Tree By Noose

NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — People visiting New York’s Central Park, were shocked after discovering a body hanging from a rope attached to a tree Sunday morning.

NYPD personnel responded to the park near Fifth Ave. and E. 74th St. on reports of someone hanging lifeless from a tree.

A rope could be seen hanging from a tree after the body was removed Sunday.

The victim has not yet been identified by officials.

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Geo quick facts: New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square – wikipedia.

SC Woman Donna Lesperance ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Lexington Crash

LEXINGTON, SC. (THECOUNT) — Donna L. Lesperance, of Lexington South Carolina, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Lexington crash on Thursday, according to Friday morning reports.

Lesperance, 66, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Fox Branch Road in Lexington Thursday afternoon.

According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, Lesperance, was operating a vehicle traveling on Fox Branch Road near Smith Pond Road, when her vehicle was t-boned on the driver side.

Lesperance was pronounced dead at the scene due to her injuries.

Lesperance was wearing a seat belt at the time of the wreck.

The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries, reports WACH.

No further information was made available.

Geo quick facts: Lexington is the largest town in and the county seat of Lexington County, South Carolina, United States. Lexington is a suburb of the state’s capital and second-largest city, Columbia. The population is 17,870 at the 2010 Census and it is the second-largest municipality in the greater Columbia area – Wikipedia.

Off-Duty NY Police Officer Dead In Violent Saturday Morning In Single-Vehicle Crash

NEW YORK, NY. (THECOUNT) — An off-duty police officer has been killed and two injured in a single-vehicle crash on FDR Drive early Saturday morning, according to reports.

The unidentified 25-year-old officer was killed and two others injured in a crash on FDR Drive on Nov. 16, 2019.

The fatal crash occurred around 2:40 a.m. Saturday after police say a single-vehicle crashed the southbound lanes of FDR Drive at 20th Street near StuyTown.

(Photo Credit CBS2)

The cause of the crash has not been determined, but police say the sedan rolled before striking a utility pole and almost breaking in half.

The off-duty police officer, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two others victims were transported in critical but stable condition, reports NYCBS.

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Geo quick facts: New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square – wikipedia.

Harlem Horror After Woman & 5-Year-Old Girl Found Fatal Lacerations To Neck In Apparent Murder-Suicide

HARLEM, NY. (THECOUNT) — A couple and their 5-year-old daughter, were found dead inside a Harlem apartment Wednesday night, police said. The woman and child appeared to suffer severe lacerations to the neck.

Authorities responded to a Harlem flat along West 121st Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard just after 9 p.m. to perform a wellness check, police said.

When officials arrived they discovered three victims deceased inside the apartment, authorities said.

A 46-year-old man was found in the bedroom unconscious and unresponsive, police said. His 42-year-old wife was found in the bathroom with trauma to her neck and their daughter was found in another bedroom also with severe neck trauma, according to PIX11.

Their identities of the victims has not been released, pending family notification.

A knife is believed to have been used in the incident and was found on scene, police said.

For now, police are investigating the incident as a double homicide.

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Geo quick facts: Long known for its intimate jazz clubs, soul food institutions and African-American heritage, Harlem draws a diverse crowd of locals and visitors. Trendy eateries, stylish clubs and hip bars make for an energetic nightlife scene. The area features a mix of 19th-century brownstones and modern high-rises. Its main artery, 125th Street, is home to the iconic Apollo Theater, as well as chain stores and restaurants – wikipedia.

NY Man Frank J Fodera Sr ID’d As Victim In Friday Fatal Bolton Motorcycle Crash

BOLTON LANDING, NY. (THECOUNT) — Frank J. Fodera, of Ballston Spa, NY, has been identified as the victim killed when the motorcycle he was operating collided with a sport-utility vehicle in Warren County on Friday.

Fodera, 64, was operating a 2018 Harley-Davidson on County Rte 11 near New Vermont Road before 4:30 p.m. Friday, when the fatal collision occurred.

Police said, a Ford Edge SUV driven by Doreen H. Martin, 62, of Bolton, attempted to cross the road at the four-way New Vermont Road intersection while heading north, when she collided with Fodera’s motorcycle.

Martin said she did not see the motorcycle, and pulled into its path. Fodera was unable to avoid the SUV, reports PostStar.

No charges were filed as of late Friday, but the investigation was continuing.

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Geo quick facts: Bolton is a town in Warren County, New York, United States. It is part of the Glens Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,117 at the 2000 census. Bolton is on the east border of the county – Wikipedia.