TX Man Cody West ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Lindale Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

SMITH COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Cody West, of Tyler, Texas, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night vehicle crash in Smith County.

West, 22, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Lindale Thursday night.

According to reports, West was operating a pickup truck on Farm to Market Road 849 near Lindale, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Thursday night. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree before entering a culvert.

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

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

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Geo quick facts: Smith County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 209,714. Its county seat is Tyler. Smith County is named for James Smith, a general during the Texas Revolution – Wikipedia.

MO Man Bobby Spears ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Night Jackson Fatal Crash

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO. (THECOUNT) — Bobby Spears, of Oak Ridge, Missouri, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday night single-vehicle pickup truck crash in Cape Girardeau County.

Spears, 21, was killed in in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday night near Jackson.

According to officials, Emergency crews responded to Larch Lane near Route FF, on reports of a vehicle crash around 8:22 p.m. Wednesday.

Police later determined that a 17-year-old was operating a pickup truck on Larch Lane, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The vehicle then rolled over multiple times.

Spears, who was ejected from the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Two other passengers were hurt in the crash. A 16-year-old Jackson girl was rushed to a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries. Kyle J. Hamlin, 19 of Patton received minor injuries. He refused treatment, reports KFVS.

An ambulance transported the unidentified driver to a Cape Girardeau hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

MSHP reports that no one in the truck was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the violent crash.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Spears:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cape Girardeau County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Missouri; its eastern border is formed by the Mississippi River. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 75,674. The county seat is Jackson, the first city in the US to be named in honor of President Andrew Jackson – Wikipedia.

Identified: TN Man Killed Following In Monday Oak Ridge Police-Involved Shooting

OAK RIDGE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Isaiah D. Ramirez has been identified as the suspect killed in a police-involved shooting in Oak Ridge, TN, Monday.

Ramirez, 36, refused to pull over and gave chase, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. At the conclusion of the chase, Ramirez exited his vehicle and struck and officer who then fired on the suspect.

Ramirez was pronounced dead.

Investigators said an Oak Ridge Police Department officer tried to stop Ramirez who refused to pull over and gave chase. That chase reportedly ended at the Anderson County General Sessions Court parking lot along Emory Valley Road. Continue reading