Nicki Minaj Dad Robert Maraj ID’d As Pedestrian In Friday Night Mineola Fatal Vehicle Strike

NASSAU COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Robert Maraj, the father of entertainer Nicki Minaj, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Friday hit-and-run vehicle collision in Nassau County, New York.

Maraj, 64, died after being struck in a hit-and-run accident near Mineola on Friday night.

According to reports, Maraj was on-foot in the area of Roslyn Road and Raff Avenue in Mineola, when he was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene.

Maraj was transported to an area hospital where he later died of injuries suffered in the collision.

Minaj confirmed her father’s passing, but did not comment further.

No suspect or vehicle information was provided by officials.

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Geo quick facts: Nassau County is located in the U.S. state of New York. At the time of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 1,339,532, estimated to have increased to 1,356,924 in 2019. The county seat is Mineola and the largest town is Hempstead – Wikipedia.

Military Helicopter Crash Leaves 3 Dead Wednesday Night In Mendon NY

MENDON, NY. (THECOUNT) — A military helicopter crash in upstate New York Wednesday evening has left three people dead, according to multiple reports.

The triple-fatal helicopter crash occurred near Mendon Wednesday night.

According to reports, the crash happened around 6:30 Wednesday near West Bloomfield Road & Cheese Factory Road in Mendon, NY.

Social media videos of the crash scene showed the burning wreckage and first responders blocking the road.

Witnesses told officials they observed the aircraft flying low near the ground.

No word on what caused the crash.

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Geo quick facts: Mendon is a town in Monroe County, New York, United States, and has been ranked as the most affluent suburb of the city of Rochester as well as in all of Upstate New York. The population was estimated to be 9,308 according to the demographic data released by the Census Bureau in 2017 – Wikipedia.

Pulaski VA Deputy Perry Hodge ID’d As Victim In Thursday Dublin Fatal Head-On Crash

PULASKI COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Perry A. Hodge, of Dublin, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday morning vehicle crash in Pulaski County.

Hodge, 49, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Dublin early Thursday morning.

According to reports, Michael D. Morris, 26, of Pulaski, was operating a Chevrolet 1500 pick-up truck traveling on Route 11 near Dublin, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes around 4 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with a Ford F150 pickup truck, operated by Hodge.

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

Morris was transported to an area hospital for treatment of serious unknown injuries.

Charges are pending in the deadly incident.

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 Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,872. Its county seat is Pulaski. Pulaski County is part of the Blacksburg–Christiansburg, VA Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

NY Man Jason ‘Fuzzy’ Norfolk ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Fatal Constableville Snowmobile Crash

LEWIS COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Jason ‘Fuzzy’ Norfolk, of Jordan, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Tuesday night snowmobile crash in Lewis County.

Norfolk, 32, was killed in a snowmobile crash near West Turin Wednesday night.

According to reports, Norfolk was operating a snowmobile with a group of riders on North Road in Constableville, when for unknown reasons, the snowmobile made contact with a tree around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Norfolk was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Norfolk:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lewis County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 27,087, making it the fourth-least populous county in New York. Its county seat is Lowville. The county is named after Morgan Lewis, the Governor of New York when the county was established – Wikipedia.

Body Of Missing Fort Drum Soldier Hayden Harris Recovered

WATERTOWN, NY. (THECOUNT) — The body of missing Fort Drum soldier, Hayden Harris, has been found. Harris went missing Thursday or Friday, according to base officials.

Details of the recovery of the body of 20-year-old Harris were not provided as of Sunday morning.

Army and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office officials asked for the public for help locating Harris who went missing between Thursday and Friday.

Officials say Harris was meeting someone in Watertown for a vehicle sale and hadn’t been seen since.

A cause of death was not provided.

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Geo quick facts: Watertown is a city in the U.S. state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. It is situated approximately 25 miles south of the Thousand Islands, and along the Black River about 5 miles east of its mouth at Lake Ontario – Wikipedia.

The New Yorker Cartoonist ‘Danny Shanahan’ Arrested Child Pornography

RHINEBECK, NY. (THECOUNT) — Daniel Shanahan, a well-known cartoonist for The New Yorker, has been arrested on a possession of child pornography charge, according to police.

‘Danny’ Shanahan, 64, was arrested Wednesday at his home in Rhinebeck, New York.

According to a State police news release, Shanahan was ordered to appear in court on Jan. 20 on a charge of possession of a sexual performance by a child, a class E felony.

Shanahan’s work last appeared in the magazine’s Feb. 20 issue.

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Geo quick facts: Rhinebeck is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The population was 7,548 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown metropolitan area as well as the larger New York metropolitan area. The town of Rhinebeck is in the northwest part of Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley – Wikipedia.

NY Woman Beth Cousins ID’d As Victim In Monday Night Yorkshire Fatal Vehicle Crash

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Elizabeth Cousins, of Delevan, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Monday night vehicle crash in Cattaraugus County.

Beth Cousins, 39, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Yorkshire Monday night.

According to reports, Cousins was operating a vehicle on NY-16 in Yorkshire, when the vehicle came into contact with another vehicle around 6:30 p.m. Monday.

The operator of the other vehicle, a 26-year-old man from Machias and his passenger, were transported to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Cousins was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cattaraugus County is a county in the western part of the U.S. state of New York, with one side bordering Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 80,317. The county seat is Little Valley. The county was created in 1808 and later organized in 1817 – Wikipedia.

NY Man Louis Morris Jr ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Morning Galen Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

WAYNE COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Louis Mack Morris Jr, of Clyde, New York, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday morning fatal vehicle crash in Wayne County.

Morris, 69, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Galen Tuesday morning.

According to reports, Morris was operating a vehicle on Kelsey Road near Powers Road in Galen, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes Tuesday around 5:40 a.m. The vehicle then exited the roadway and rolled over.

Morris, who was partially ejected from the vehicle during the crash, 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: Wayne County is a county in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 93,772. The county seat is Lyons. The name honors General Anthony Wayne, an American Revolutionary War hero and American statesman – Wikipedia.

Shamir Floyd Arrested After Fled GA Accident That Killed Anjanae McClain & Baby

COBB COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Shamir Floyd, of Marietta, Georgia, has been identified as the man arrested Friday night after being wanted for a crash that killed an 18-year-old and a three-month-old in Atlanta on Sept. 30th.

Floyd, 28, was arrested last night in Cobb County after using a stolen credit card and giving a fake name to police, the Georgia State Patrol said in an emailed statement.

Anjanae McClain was sitting in the back of a Nissan when it was struck by Floyd’s BMW. Three-month-old Cayden Good, who was sitting next to McClain, was transported to the hospital in critical condition and died of his injuries the following day.

Floyd was booked into the Cobb County Jail on Friday evening on charges of credit card fraud and providing a false name, Floyd faces two counts of felony murder, two counts of serious injury by vehicle, felony fleeing, felony hit-and-run, reckless driving, speeding, and several other traffic charges stemming from the police chase.

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Geo quick facts: Cobb County is a suburban county of Atlanta in the U.S. state of Georgia, located in the north central portion of the state. As of 2019, the population was 760,141, making it Georgia’s third most-populous county. Its county seat and largest city is Marietta – Wikipedia.

NY Teen Nay Carrington ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Niskayuna Fatal Vehicle Crash

SCHENECTADY COUNTY, NY. (THECOUNT) — Naylon Carrington, of Schenectady, New York, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday night vehicle crash in Schenectady County.

“Nay” Carrington, 18, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor near Niskayuna Friday night.

According to reports, Carrington was riding as a passenger in a Nissan on Union Street near Route 7, when the vehicle came into contact with a big-rig around 10 p.m. Friday night.

The driver and a juvenile passenger were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the collision.

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

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the teen:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Schenectady County is a county located in the U.S. state of New York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 154,727. The county seat is Schenectady. The name is from a Mohawk language word meaning “on the other side of the pine lands,” a term that originally applied to Albany – Wikipedia.