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Apr
17

Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by vehicle, has died

PORSHA: YES MECCA, VERY HEARTBREAKING FOR SURE — MANY TAKING TO SOCIAL DESCRIBING — SOCIAL MEDIA, DESCRIBING CRUM AS SELFLESS AND GENUINE SAYING HE MAY BE GONE BUT WON’T EVER BE FORGOTTEN. THOUSANDS KEEPING MOORE IN THEIR HEARTS AS THEY NOW MOURN THE LIFE OF THE THIRD MOORE STUDENT KILLED BY A DRUNK DRIVER. THIS PAGE DEDICATED TO CRUM REMEMBERING HIM AS THE TYPE OF PERSON WHO IMPACTED MANY ASKING FOR PEACE AND PRAYERS FOR HIS FAMILY. THE MOORE WAR RUN PAGE ALSO SHARING, SAYING HE WAS A TALENTED RUNNER WHO ALWAYS FINISHED HIGH AND NEVER STOPPED PUSHING HIMSELF. HIS FRIENDS AT D.Z. COMICS HAVE BEEN HOSTING FUNDRAISERS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK TO HELP IN ANYWAY THEY CAN, SAYING THIS JUST DAYS AGO, CHRIS DIAZ DZ >> HE WOULD COME HERE AND HANG OUT AND BE PART OF THE COMMUNITY. THAT’S WHY HE’S TOUCHED SO MANY PEOPLE. PORSHA: RACHEL FREEMAN AND YURIDIA MARTINEZ ALSO KILLED, 57-YEAR-OLD MAX TOWNSEND CHARGED IN THEIR DEATHS WITH 13 COUNTS, INCLUDING MANSLAUGHTER, DUI, AND FLEEING THE SCENE. JUST A SAD, SAD DAY KEEPING THE MOORE COMMUNITY IN MY THOUGHTS. AS FOR TOWNSEND, HE’S EXPECT

Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by vehicle, has died


Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by a vehicle on Monday, Feb. 3, died Saturday morning, according to the Prayers for Kolby Facebook community page.“It is with immeasurable grief and sorrow that we share that Kolby left his earthly home to finish his race in heaven this morning. He impacted the lives around him in positive ways every day. He is so loved by so many and will be deeply missed. Please pray for peace that surpasses all understanding for his family and friends as they grieve the tremendous and devastating loss of this precious young man. Please pray on,” loved ones posted Saturday morning on the Facebook page.Crum was one of six students who were hit by the driver on Monday, Feb. 3 near Main Street and Eastern Avenue. The crash claimed the lives of Rachel Freeman and Yuridia Martinez.Three others, Shiloh Hutchinson, Ashton Baza and Joseph White, are recovering from their injuries. The driver involved, 57-year-old Max Townsend, is charged with 13 counts, including first-degree manslaughter and DUI.The Moore War Run Facebook page shared a post Saturday morning, remembering Crum: “Today we mourn the loss of Kolby Crum, a senior at Moore High. Kolby ran the Moore War Run with us every year since 2016. In each race he finished in the top 5% of all runners, making him an elite runner in the field. In 2018 and 2019 he crossed the finish line in the top 2%. As the field grew larger, Kolby ran faster! We have watched him grow up before our eyes!”

Kolby Crum, one of the Moore High School students hit by a vehicle on Monday, Feb. 3, died Saturday morning, according to the Prayers for Kolby Facebook

Apr
8

Coroner releases name of man who died in Warrington Township crash

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The man’s vehicle crossed the center line and struck a large stone, Coroner Pam Gay said.

UPDATE: York County Coroner Pam Gay identified the man who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Warrington Township as 46-year-old John Waters II.

Waters lived in Wellsville, Gay said. His cause of death was determined to be multiple blunt force trauma and his manner of death was accidental.

Previous report:

A male driver died early Sunday morning in Warrington Township after he crossed the center line of a road and struck a large stone, according to York County Coroner Pam Gay.

The crash occurred about 2:26 a.m. in the 2200 block of Pinetown Road. The man’s name, cause and manner of death are pending notification of his next-of-kin, Gay said.

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Gay said that firefighters from Wellsville Fire Company responded to the area after another driver spotted the crashed vehicle. The actual crash was not witnessed, she said.

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First responders found the man dead inside the vehicle. Investigators determined he was traveling northeast on Pinetown Road after left Wellsville and was on his way to Lewisberry.

“The vehicle then crossed the center line, crossing the opposing lane of travel, and (struck) a large stone wall before coming to rest along the roadway,” Gay said.

There will be no autopsy, she said.

Ted Czech is a multi-platform crime/emergency journalist with The York Daily Record.  He can be reached at tczech@ydr.com, at 717-771-2033 or on Twitter at @TedCzechYDR

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Apr
6

Woman, 34, among 2 found shot in crashed vehicle on I-71, has died

A woman who was among two occupants found shot and critically injured in a crashed vehicle on I-71 on Sunday night has died.

Cincinnati police identified her as Micaela Stevenson, 34, early Monday. No further information has been released on the surviving male victim.

Stevenson and a male were in critical condition following a shooting in the 1800 block of Duck Creek Road in Evanston. Police were called to reports of a shooting at 8:10 p.m.

Additional 911 calls indicated a vehicle had crashed at on Interstate 71 near Duck Creek Road after traveling the wrong way down the Dana Avenue exit ramp, Cincinnati police stated in a news release. 

The two victims were found in the crashed vehicle and taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Stevenson died of her injuries, police said early Monday.

The investigation closed northbound I-71 in the area for several hours. It has reopened.

The CPD Homicide Unit is investigating. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 513-352-3542.

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Apr
5

Woman shot and died Friday in Drake neighborhood

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A woman was shot while driving a vehicle in Des Moines’ Drake neighborhood on Friday afternoon and later died from her injuries, according to Des Moines Police.

Police received a call reporting the shooting shortly before 4 p.m. Friday in the 3300 block of Kingman Boulevard. When emergency personnel arrived, life-saving procedures were performed on the victim.

Police are treating the shooting as a homicide investigation, according to a news release from the Des Moines Police Department. Police identified the victim Saturday morning as Catherine Bobbitt.

No arrests have been made at this time.

Des Moines police spokesman Sgt. Paul Parizek praised medical personnel for quickly arriving at the scene and tending to the 33-year-old victim. Parizek said that by the time medics transported the woman to a hospital, she was speaking; however, the victim died at the hospital around 6 p.m.

A dispatcher reported that a caller said her mother was shot in the abdomen while driving her vehicle. Police said the caller was the victim’s 17-year-old daughter, who was sitting in the passenger seat and was uninjured.

Investigators have obtained surveillance videos from neighbors, Parizek said. The victim’s vehicle was traveling westbound on Kingman Boulevard when the shooting occurred.

Jerome Hilscher, 48, works on Kingman Boulevard and said he heard multiple gunshots followed by sirens. Other neighbors in the area said they saw a car drive off from the scene after hearing gunshots.

This story is developing. Check back for updates. 

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