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SC man killed in Greenwood County motorcycle crash: Coroner

One person was killed Monday afternoon when a motorcycle ran off a road and crashed into a ditch, the South Carolina Highway Patrol said.

Danny Ray Simpson was the rider who died in the accident, Greenwood County Coroner Sonny Cox said. The 47-year-old Greenwood resident suffered blunt force trauma and died at the scene, according to Cox.

The single-vehicle collision happened at about 4:20 p.m. on Utopia Acres Drive, according to Master Trooper Brandon Bolt of the Highway Patrol. That’s in Greenwood County, near the intersection with U.S. 25.

Simpson was driving west on a 1995 Kawasaki when the motorcycle crossed the center line and ran off the left side of Utopia Acres Drive, Bolt said.

The motorcycle hit a ditch and Simpson was ejected, according to Bolt.

Simpson was the only rider on the bike, Bolt said. No other injuries were reported by Highway Patrol.

There was no

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Houston crime: Man shot and killed in parking lot, deputies say

One man was killed and another injured after a shooting outside of a Buffalo Wild Wings in NE Harris County, deputies say.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A man was shot and killed, and another was injured, after a shooting early Sunday morning, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting happened around 12:20 a.m. outside a Buffalo Wild Wings in northeast Harris County off FM 1960.

Deputies say two men were walking out of the restaurant and standing in the parking lot near their motorcycles.

The suspects’ vehicle, described as possibly a gray Dodge pickup truck, drove through the parking lot, then fired at least six shots at the two men. The truck then fled the scene, according to deputies.

Officials arrived and transported both men by ambulance to a nearby hospital, where one was then pronounced dead.

Deputies say the shooting may have to do with ongoing

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One man killed, two women injured in shooting at Birmingham motorcycle club

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a shooting at a motorcycle club in the early morning hours Saturday. Police received a call abut a shooting at the Tru-Riders Motorcycle Club at 905 Reverend Abraham Woods Junior Boulevard just before 1 a.m.When they arrived they found a woman had been shot. Birmingham Fire and Rescue arrived and took her to UAB Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.During that time, an officer at Birmingham Police headquarters heard a crash in the 1700 block of 1st Avenue North. He found a vehicle had crashed into two parked cars and the driver had been shot.He was identified as 38-year-old Navari Deon Jones of Bessemer. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced Jones dead.Officers also learned that another woman had been shot and arrived at UAB Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.Police say their investigators learned that shots were fired … Read More

Sayreville man sentenced to eight years for 2020 fatal motorcycle crash

A Sayreville man who was intoxicated when he lost control of his motorcycle and caused fatal injuries to his passenger a year and a half ago has been sentenced to eight years in state prison on one count of second-degree vehicular homicide.

On Thursday, Jack Piatek, 29, was sentenced by Middlesex County Superior Court Judge Pedro J. Jimenez, Jr., for the July 16, 2020, fatal crash that left Jessica Vinsko, 36, of South Amboy, dead after being ejected from the motorcycle

Piatek must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole and will be subject to a 15-year loss of license upon his release, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Acting Chief Joseph Mandola of the Old Bridge Police Department made the joint announcement on Saturday.

The Old Bridge Township police officers who investigated the accident on that July 2020

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