AZ Man Ethan Peed ID’d A Pedestrian In Saturday Fatal Phoenix Vehicle Strike

MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Ethan Peed, of Show Low, Arizona, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Saturday night vehicle strike in Maricopa County.

Peed, 31, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle near Phoenix Saturday night.

According to reports, Peed was on-foot in the area of Greenway Road in Phoenix, when he was struck by a passing SUV around 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

The SUV driver remained on-scene and fully cooperated with arriving officials.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Peed:

The cause of the fatal incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Maricopa County is located in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated its population was 4,485,414 as of 2019, making it the state’s most populous county, and the fourth-most populous in the United States, containing more than half the population of Arizona – Wikipedia.

AZ Man Eric Bandstra ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Phoenix Fatal Motorcycle Crash

MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Eric Nelson Bandstra, of Phoenix, Arizona, has been identified as the victim in a fatal motorcycle crash Friday night in Maricopa County.

Bandstra, 47, was killed following a motorcycle wreck near Phoenix on Friday night.

According to reports, Bandstra was operating a Suzuki motorcycle on East Greenway Parkway near North Cave Creek Road in Phoenix, when for unknown reasons, possibly speed related, the bike made contact with a curb around 8 p.m. Friday.

Bandstra, who was ejected from the motorcycle during the wreck, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Maricopa County is located in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated its population was 4,485,414 as of 2019, making it the state’s most populous county, and the fourth-most populous in the United States, containing more than half the population of Arizona – Wikipedia.

AZ Teen Felix Cardoza ID’d As Victim In Tuesday Night Phoenix Street Racing Crash

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Felix Cardoza, of Buckeye, Arizona, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Phoenix street racing crash Tuesday night.

Cardoza, 18, was killed in a street racing crash on State Route 51 in Phoenix, according to the Department of Public Safety.

According to reports, the crash happened on State Route 51 near East Shea Boulevard around 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

Cardoza was racing another car when his Audi veered off the right side of the freeway. The Audi slammed into a concrete retaining wall and then rolled back onto the roadway. When the car finally came to a stop, it was blocking the HOV lane and the lane next to it under the Shea Boulevard overpass, reports AZFamily.

Aerial video from the Arizona’s Family’s News Chopper shows Cardoza’s Audi on its roof.

The crash was so severe the involved vehicle was nearly unrecognizable. Its engine was seen in the lanes next to it.

Officials said witnesses helped troopers find the second car involved in the race. It was on the northbound off-ramp for Shea Boulevard. There were two people in that car, but investigators have not released their names.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved dirt bike racer:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi-city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants – wikipedia.

Mystery After 3 Small Children Found Dead In Phoenix Home Monday Night 3 Adults Unharmed

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — According to Phoenix, AZ police, three small children were found dead inside a Phoenix home on Monday night.

Investigators are trying to determine how the little ones died inside a home occupied by the mother, father and another adult relative on Monday night.

Police responded to a 911 call from the home saying three children were unresponsive, located near South 24th Street & East Baseline Road in Phoenix, AZ around 7:30 Monday evening.

When officers arrived on scene, they discovered a 3-year-old boy, 2-year-old girl and a 7-month girl all unresponsive.

First responders attempted CPR but were unable to revive the children.

Phoenix Fire pronounced all three kids dead at the scene of unknown causes.

Mom, Dad and another adult relative were all in the home at the time.

There were no obvious signs of trauma to the children. Investigators plan on interviewing the parents as they try to piece together what caused this tragedy.

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Geo quick facts: Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi-city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants – wikipedia.

Phoenix AZ Man Danzail Walton ID’d As Victim Fatally Shot In Jaguars Sports Bar Parking Lot Saturday

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Danzail Walton has been identified as the victim in an early Saturday shooting in Phoenix, Arizona.

Walton, 26, was found suffering from at least one gunshot around 2 a.m. Saturday morning near I-17 and McDowell Road, according to officials.

According to Phoenix police, Walton was standing at a parking lot exit near Jaguars Sports Bar when two individuals pulled up in a vehicle.

Police say the suspects exited the vehicle and a “short verbal exchange” with Walton ensued. One of the suspects then displayed a handgun and opened fire striking Walton.

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

Phoenix police say they are searching for two suspects involved in the homicide.

The two suspects are men believed to be between 25 to 30 years old.

A security guard in the parking lot allegedly shot at the suspects’ vehicle, and believes some of his rounds hit the Blue Chevy Sedan, reports ABC15.

Anyone with possible information should contact police at 911 immediately.

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Geo quick facts: Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi-city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants – wikipedia.

Body Found In OR Search For Missing Mickey Mouse Club Member Dennis Day

PHOENIX, OR. (THECOUNT) — A body has been located inside a southern Oregon home belonging to missing former Mouseketeer Dennis Day on Thursday, Oregon State Police said.

Phoenix police discovered the body at 510 Pine Street in Phoenix, Ore, reports say. The current listed residence of Day, one of the original 1950s members of the television show “The Mickey Mouse Club.”

Authorities have not identified the remains or released additional information on how they were found.

Day’s husband, Ernie Caswell, reported the 76-year-old missing in July, the Oregonian reports. Caswell suffers from memory loss and was hospitalized at the time.

According to reports, Day disappeared after he told a man living at Day and Caswell’s house that he was headed out to visit friends, leaving his dog in the man’s care.

Over a week later, Day’s car was discovered on the Oregon coast being driven by strangers, according to NBC affiliate KOBI. The driver told police that Day had given them permission to use the car. No evidence suggesting foul play was found in the car.

Friends and family have set up the Help Us Find Dennis Day Facebook page where they post updates on the investigation.

The Medford Assault and Death Investigation Unit investigating the remains is made up of investigators from the Medford Police Department, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Central Point Police Department, Ashland Police Department, the Oregon State Police, and the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office.

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Geo quick facts: Phoenix is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. The population was 4,538 at the 2010 census. Phoenix is a part of the Medford Metropolitan Statistical Area, in the Rogue Valley, and is 3 miles southeast of Medford on Interstate 5 – Wikipedia.

AZ Man Kevin Vazquez-Teran ID’d As Victim In Thursday Phoenix Motorcycle-VS-Vehicle Crash

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Kevin Vazquez-Teran has been identified as the young motorcycle rider killed following a crash Thursday night in north Phoenix, Arizona.

Vazquez-Teran, 20, was operating a motorcycle at a high rate of speed around 7 p.m. near 40th Street and Cactus Road, when a Nissan Altima making a left turn crossed in front of the motorcycle, causing the vehicles to collide.

The victims was traveling westbound on Cactus Road when he entered the intersection at 40th Street at a high rate of speed and collided with a Nissan Altima, reports AZFamily on Friday morning.

Police said Vazquez-Teran was wearing a helmet at the time of the violent crash.

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

A 65-year-old passenger of the Altima was transported with unknown injuries. Five other occupants of the Altima, including a 3-year-old boy, were uninjured in the collision.

Police said the 36-year-old Altima driver was not impaired when the crash occurred, remained at the scene and cooperated with arriving officials.

The motorcycle’s speed appears to be a factor in the crash, according to a report.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with possible information may contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Phoenix is the capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona. Known for its year-round sun and warm temperatures, it anchors a sprawling, multi city metropolitan area known as the Valley of the Sun. It’s known for high-end spa resorts, Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses and vibrant nightclubs. Other highlights include the Desert Botanical Garden, displaying cacti and numerous native plants – wikipedia.

AZ Woman In “Vegetative State” Gives Birth To Healthy Baby Inside Phoenix Hospice

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — An Arizona woman in a vegetative state for 14 years following a near-drowning accident, recent gave birth while housed at a Phoenix hospice.

According to reports, the unidentified victim left facility workers stunned after unexpectedly going into labor and eventually giving birth to a healthy baby. The incident has promoted Arizona authorities to open a rape investigation.

An employee familiar with the situation told wkrg, the woman began “moaning” for an unknown reason and that an on-staff nurse eventually assisted in a successful child birth. “None of the staff were aware that she was pregnant until she was pretty much giving birth,” the employee revealed.

“From what I’ve been told, she was moaning. And they didn’t know what was wrong with her,” said the employee, “there was a nurse that was there, and from what I heard she’s the one that delivered the baby.”

The employee says the baby was delivered alive and healthy.

Adult protective services says after hearing the allegations, they immediately dispatched a team to conduct health and safety checks on all members living in the facility. The Arizona Department of Health says they are actively working with local law enforcement in their criminal investigation. Right now, no suspects have been named. The employee says this patient required round the clock care, and many would have had access to her room. She also says the facility changed protocol this week, “I was told that as of now, if a male staff needs to enter a female room, that they need to bring in a female employee with them.” Continue reading

AZ Teen Brenna Olson ID’d As Victim In Thursday Fatal Phoenix Ejection Crash

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Brenna Olson has been identified as the victim in a fatal two-vehicle rollover collision in Phoenix on Thursday.

Olson, 18, was ejected from her vehicle in a crash occurring just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, near 43rd Avenue & Thunderbird Road, in Phoenix, AZ.

According to reports, a Toyota Camry was making a left turn onto 43rd Avenue when it collided with a Mercury Mountaineer. The force of the crash caused the 18-year-old driver of the Mountaineer to be ejected from the vehicle, according to the Phoenix Police Department.

Olson was not wearing seatbelt at the time of the violent collision, according to a crash report.

The 22-year-old Camry driver, who was not injured in the crash, is suspect of driving while impaired.

His four passenger were also uninjured in the incident.

Olson was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening blunt force trauma injuries.

She later died of her injuries, according to family members.

Olson’s family and friends held a vigil Friday night at the crash scene. Continue reading

AZ Man Matthew Holtson ID’d As Skateboarder Killed In Saturday Phoenix Hit-And-Run Collision

PHOENIX, AZ. (THECOUNT) — Matthew Holtson, has been identified as the skateboarder struck and killed by a vehicle in Phoenix, AZ, Saturday night.

Holtson, 24, was reportedly skateboarding against traffic when he was struck by a vehicle Saturday night near 19th Ave and West Dunlap Avenue, in Phoenix, AZ.

Authorities say the driver of a dark-colored sedan struck the victim and fled the scene.

Holtson was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the collision..

Police are asking for anyone with possible information on the deadly incident to conant them at 911 immediately. Continue reading