OC Register Eugene Harbrecht ID’d As Victim In Thursday Santa Ana Fatal Street Racing Crash

ORANGE COUNTY, CA. (THECOUNT) — Eugene Harbrecht, of Santa Ana, California, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday fatal two-vehicle crash in Orange County.

Harbrecht, 67, was killed in a two-vehicle crash involving a possible street racer late Thursday morning.

According to reports, Harbrecht was operating a Ford Ranger pickup truck on North Bristol Street near West Santa Clara Avenue in Santa Ana, when the vehicle was struck by a BMW traveling at high speed around 11:45 a.m. Thursday. The Ranger then caught fire.

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

The driver of the racing BMW was transported in unknown condition.

Another vehicle involving in the street race fled the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

DEVELOPING::

Geo quick facts: Orange County is a region in Southern California. It’s known for Anaheim’s Disneyland Resort, a huge complex of rides, restaurants and shops. Nearby, in Buena Park, is Knott’s Berry Farm, a large theme park. Cities with surf beaches include Huntington Beach, with its surfing museum. Newport Beach’s boat-filled harbor sits opposite Balboa Peninsula. Laguna Beach has tide pools and oceanfront Crystal Cove State Park – wikipedia.

CA Man Tommy Duong ID’d As Victim In Friday Night Huntington Beach Fatal Motorcycle Crash

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA. (THECOUNT) — Tommy Duong, of Garden Grove, California, has been identified as the victim in a Friday night single-motorcycle crash in Huntington Beach.

Duong, 30, was killed in a motorcycle crash in Huntington Beach Friday night.

According to reports, Duong was operating a motorcycle on Brookhurst Street near Effingham Drive in Huntington Beach, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8 p.m. Friday night. The bike then made contact with a utility pole.

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

Anyone with possible information on the crash should contact Huntington Beach Police Traffic Investigator J. Gasteiger at 714-536-5670.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

DEVELOPING::

Geo quick facts: Huntington Beach is a California city southeast of Los Angeles. It’s known for surf beaches, such as Huntington City Beach, with its long Huntington Beach Pier. The International Surfing Museum displays longboards and other memorabilia. Sprawling Huntington Central Park features fields, gardens and lakes, plus an equestrian center. Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve’s wetlands and dunes shelter hundreds of bird species – wikipedia.

This Is The Man Who Brutally Beat Santa Ana Man 83

Demarrea Chante Barnes was arrested Saturday and charged in the brutal beating of an 83-year-old man in Santa Ana, California.

Police, acting on tips, arrested Barnes, 29, in Anaheim. He is said to be a transient.

Demarrea Chante Barnes

Tuyen Nguyen was on his daily walk to get a newspaper and coffee at a restaurant in the 5000 block of West Edinger Avenue at about 6:10 a.m. Friday, Continue reading

CA Bread Caused Hallucinations Contained SYNTHETIC DRUG

Authoritied have opened a criminal investigation over holiday bread that sickened at least 40 people in California. The bread sold under the name Three Kings Day was found to contain a synthetic drug.

The bread was sold by Cholula’s Bakery in Santa Ana, Ca. People who consumed the bread experienced dizziness, palpitations, numbness and hallucinations.

Three Kings Day SYNTHETIC DRUG 2

The synthetic drug was found in a preliminary investigation of Cholula’s Bakery, which was shut down on Tuesday. Continue reading

Teen DEAD After Jumping On Thief’s SPEEDING CAR Trying To Retrieve iPhone

Rubi Rubio, 15, died of her injuries after trying to retrieve her iPhone by jumping onto a thief’s speeding car.

Investigators said the robber snatched Rubio‘s phone while she was escorting her 7-year-old sister home from school. The thief ran to a waiting vehicle, which was driven by another man. Rubio took chase, briefly holding onto the trunk of the car before falling off and hitting her head last Thursday in Santa Ana, Ca.

Rubi Rubio iphone

“According to witnesses, the vehicle was swerving in an attempt to get her off,” Bertagna said. Rubio, a student at Godinez Fundamental High School, died from her injuries Continue reading