OR Man Ken Wolfe Jr ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Lakeview Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

LAKE COUNTY, OR. (THECOUNT) — Kenneth Wolfe Jr., of Lakeview, Oregon, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Thursday night vehicle crash in Lake County.

Wolfe, 55, was killed was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Lakeview Thursday night.

According to reports, Wolfe was operating a Dodge Dakota on Highway 31, when for unknown reasons, possible ice related, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8:40 p.m. Thursday. The pickup then rolled over.

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

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Lake County is one of the 36 counties in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,895. Its county seat is Lakeview. The county is named after the many lakes found within its boundaries, including Lake Abert, Summer Lake, Hart Lake, and Goose Lake – Wikipedia.

R.I.P. Star Wars R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker Dies

The man who famously played Star Wars‘ sassy robot, R2-D2, Kenny Baker, has passed away. He was 83 years old. Baker was also known for his key role in hit movie, Time Bandits.

Baker died Saturday after a long time illness. Further details about his illness were not immediately available.

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Baker’s niece, Abigail Shield told the paper that “It was expected, but it’s sad nonetheless. Continue reading

Daniel Fleetwood Wish Comes Trues, Gets To See Star Wars: The Force Awakens Early

Daniel Fleetwood, the cancer patient who pleaded with “Star Wars” filmmakers to allow his to see the movie before he died, got his wish.

Fleetwood, 32, was invited at a special screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ahead of its Dec. 18 release date thanks to the movie’s creators.

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“We would like to thank the awesomely talented J.J. Abrams for calling us yesterday to tell us Danjel [sic] was getting his wish granted!” Continue reading

Generous Homeless Man Viral Video STAGED

An eyewitness to a mega-viral video that helped raise over $130,000 for a generous homeless man is now revealing it was all a scam.

The homeless man’s brother has come forward saying that his penniless brother is set to inherit $150,000 from their parents’ estate.

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The heart-warming “social experiment” made the creator a mint on the web, but now major doubt is setting in. Continue reading

MythBusters Muse Kari Byron GETS THE AXE!

MythBusters muse, Kari Byron as well as Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara are all leaving the long running Discovery show.

Byron, who spent a decade busting myths, tweeted the shocking news:

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“I guess you guys are finding out the news right about now. After a decade of the MythBusters, we are no longer with the show. Thank you to all the fans who have supported us. The show is taking a new direction. It was an amazing run. I learned so much about myself and the world. I love you all @MythBusters. I am sad for an ending but there will be exciting new adventures for us.”

 
Returning to the show are the recognisable but not-so attractive hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman.

WATCH: Star Wars ‘Princess Leia’ Buying DRUGS?

During a weeklong investigation by The NY Post, Carrie Fisher, a.k.a., Princess Leia from “Star Wars” was spied visit a ghetto dope spot located in a seedy Hollywood apartment.. It wasn’t that long ago that Fisher’s costar, Mark Hamill was caught going through a public garbage cans searching for cigarette butts.1362756718_mark-hamill-carrie-fisher-harrison-ford-lg

The Post observed a messy-mopped Fisher, 57, hardly looking regal in a giant black trench coat, waiting in her car while one of two women rushed down from the apartment to hop in the passenger seat for no more than 30 seconds at a time. Continue reading