VA Man Siraj Haque ID’d As Victim In Sunday Bristow Fatal Motorcycle Crash

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Mohammad Siraj Haque, of Bristow, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday motorcycle crash in Prince William County.

Haque, 30, was killed near Bristow in a motorcycle collision involving an SUV early Sunday morning.

According to reports, Haque was operating a motorcycle on Devlin Road near Fog Light Way in Bristow, when a Ford Expedition turned into his path around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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

It is unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Prince William County is a county on the Potomac River in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 402,002, on July 1, 2019, the population was estimated to be 470,335, making it Virginia’s second-most populous county – Wikipedia.

VA Man Lynn Maltinsky ID’d As Victim In Friday Providence Forge Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

NEW KENT COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Lynn Maltinsky, of Williamsburg, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Friday afternoon fatal single-vehicle crash in New Kent County.

Maltinsky, 66, was killed in an Interstate 64 single-vehicle crash near Providence Forge Friday afternoon.

According to reports, Maltinsky was operating a pickup truck on I-64 Mile Marker 216 in Providence Forge, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle then made contact with a grouping of trees.

Maltinsky 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: New Kent County is a county in the eastern part the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 18,429. Its county seat is New Kent. New Kent County is included in the Greater Richmond Region – Wikipedia.

VA Man Roger Gravely ID’d As Victim In Friday Morning Martinsville Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

HENRY COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Roger Antoine Gravely, of Martinsville, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Friday morning vehicle crash in Henry County.

Gravely, 38, was killed in a single-vehicle Route 751 crash near Martinsville early Friday.

According to reports, Gravely was operating a GMC Yukon on Elijah Circle, near October Way, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 12:45 a.m. Friday. The vehicle then made contact with an embankment and rolled over.

Gravely, who was ejected during the crash, 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: Henry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,151 – Wikipedia.

VA Woman Wilda Clear ID’d As Victim In Thursday Morning Danville Fatal Vehicle Crash

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Wilda Clear, of Danville, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday morning fatal two-vehicle crash in Pittsylvania County.

Clear, 65, was killed following a two-vehicle crash near Danville on Thursday morning.

According to reports, Clear was operating a vehicle on Piney Forest Road near Ash Street in Danville, when the vehicle was broadsided by another vehicle around 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

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

The driver of the second vehicle suffered serious injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Pittsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,506. Chatham is the county seat. Pittsylvania County is included in the Danville, VA Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

VA Man Bob Bloom ID’d As Victim In Monday Huntington Fatal Single-Vehicle Crash

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Robert Bloom, a public safety systems administrator in the Alexandria, Virginia Department of Emergency and Customer Communications, has been identified as the victim in a Monday morning vehicle crash in Fairfax County.

Bloom, 61, was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle crash near Huntington.

According to reports, Bloom was operating a vehicle on N Kings Hwy in Huntington, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle wrecked around 9:30 a.m. Monday.

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

A second vehicle was struck by debris from the initial crash. That driver was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Fairfax County, officially the County of Fairfax is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. Part of Northern Virginia, Fairfax County borders both the City of Alexandria and Arlington County and forms part of the suburban ring of Washington, D.C. – Wikipedia.

VA Active Shooting Reported Lynchburg Birchwood Apartments ‘Extremely Dangerous’

LYNCHBURG, VA. (THECOUNT) — Lynchburg Police are on the on the scene of an active shooting situation at the Birchwood Apartments complex in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Police in tactical gear arrived at the complex on Langhorne Road near Birchwood Drive around 5:30 p.m.

Police issued a shelter in place and advised people to avoid the area saying it is an “extremely dangerous,” situation.

Witnesses in the area said they saw officers in tactical gear and a SWAT truck and also heard shots being fired.

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Geo quick facts: Lynchburg is a Virginia city east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Its 1806 Old City Cemetery has an arboretum with antique roses. The nearby Legacy Museum explores African-American history. By the James River, Amazement Square is an interactive children’s museum with a climbing tower. The Federal-style home Point of Honor features period furnishings. Southwest is Poplar Forest, Thomas Jefferson’s neoclassical retreat – wikipedia.

Robert F. Kennedy’s Granddaughter ID’d As Missing Chesapeake Bay Canoer

LANCASTER COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Robert F. Kennedy‘s granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, have been identified as missing while canoeing in Chesapeake Bay Thursday evening.

Townsend McKean’s husband, David McKean, reported his wife and son missing Thursday after the family went canoeing at their waterfront home near Annapolis, Md.

David McKean told reporters that his children were playing with a ball until it went into the water, and his wife and their son “popped into a canoe to chase it down. They just got farther out than they could handle and couldn’t get back in.”

On Thursday, a concerned citizen called the Coast Guard saying they saw boaters that were “struggling to return to shore in a canoe,” then not seen again. Maryland Department of Natural Resources police told the Post they found an overturned canoe that matched the description given by McKean, reports TheHill.

David McKean told the newspaper the search is still ongoing.

Townsend McKean is the executive director of the Georgetown University Global Health Initiative and the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. She’s also the granddaughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and grandniece of former president John F. Kennedy.

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Geo quick facts: Lancaster County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,391. Its county seat is Lancaster – Wikipedia.

VA Man Michael Whitecotton ID’d As Victim In Sunday Fatal Spotsylvania Motorcycle Crash

SPOTSYLVANIA COURTHOUSE, VA. (THECOUNT) — Michael Whitecotton, of Spotsylvania, Virginia, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash.

Whitecotton, 48, was killed while traveling on a motorcycle Sunday afternoon in Spotsylvania.

According to reports, Whitecotton was operating a motorcycle in the 6500 block of Hickory Ridge Road, when for unknown reasons, he lost control before making contact with a tree Sunday afternoon.

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

Speed was apparently a factor in the crash, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

According to Facebook, Whitecotton worked as a supervisor financial management analyst at Department of Defense for the U.S. Marine Corps.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Whitecotton:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Spotsylvania Courthouse is a census-designated place and the county seat of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, located 10 miles southwest of Fredericksburg. Recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census designated place, the population was 4,239 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.

Active Shooter Reported Richmond VA Near Moody Middle School Monday Afternoon

HENRICO COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Police in Richmond, Virginia are reporting an active shooter situation in the area of a middle school Monday afternoon.

A lockdown has been issued for Moody Middle School, located at 7800 Woodman Rd, in Henrico County.

A tweet from Henrico County police says they were called to the scene Monday and have found no reported injuries.

Police then started clearing the school to ensure everyone’s safety, reports FOX32.

Police say they’ve closed a road to traffic while first responders continue to clear the scene. No other details were immediately available.

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Geo quick facts: Henrico County, officially the County of Henrico, is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 306,935 – Wikipedia.

VA Man Josh Carter ID’d As Victim Struck By Richmond Train Sunday

RICHMOND, VA. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Michael Carter, of North Chesterfield, Virginia, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a train in Richmond early Sunday morning.

“Josh” Carter, 36, was killed after he was struck by a train in Richmond on Sunday, police say.

According to officials, Carter was on-foot in the area of 2500 Hopkins Road in Richmond, VA, when he was fatally struck by a passing train around 4 a.m. Sunday.

According to officials, officers responded to a call of a man down on the tracks near Hopkins Road. When police arrived, they found Carter, of 2601 Colony Village Ter, APT 301 – unresponsive near the tracks.

Carter was pronounced dead at the scene of massive blunt force trauma.

Amtrak detectives also responded and is assisting Richmond Police and CSX with the ongoing investigation, reports WRIC.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant W. Skinner at (804) 646-6670.

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Geo quick facts: Richmond, the capital of Virginia, is among America’s oldest major cities. Patrick Henry, a U.S. Founding Father, famously declared “Give me liberty or give me death” at its St. John’s Church in 1775, leading to the Revolutionary War. The White House of the Confederacy, home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis during the Civil War, is now a museum in Court End, a neighborhood known for Federal-style mansions – wikipedia.