Monday, June 9, 2014

Logan Houshmand, Age 26, LeTourneau University Student, Motorcycle Fatality

A Longview, Texas veteran and aviation graduate died on Friday in a motorcycle accident. This tragic wreck occurred on Delwood Street. Houshmand graduated, 3rd in his class, at LeTourneau University in May. As a U.S. Marine, he served his country with honor in Iraq. Friends, family and fellow veterans have spoken highly of Logan Houshmand's integrity. After graduation, he was offered a job at his alma mater in the aviation center. He will be missed by many.

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Stephen Wadsworth, Emily Word, Killed In San Angelo Car Crash

Richard Garcia III was arrested on Sunday in connection to a weekend wreck. Stephen Tyler Wadsworth, age 21, and Emily McKenna Word, age 22, both from San Angelo lost their lives in a collision allegedly caused by Richard Michael Garcia III. He has been charged with negligent homicide, DWI and reckless driving. This accident occurred in Tom Green County, Texas about 15-miles outside of San Angelo on Highway 67. Gary Dudley Lewis and Stacci Rai Norton suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Both Wadsworth and Word died at the scene. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Raphael Flajole, Age 62, Run Over & Killed By Truck In Galveston

A man from Lake Orion, Michigan by the name of Raphael Flajole lost his life on Sunday when the driver of a pickup truck slammed into him as he was walking down the street in Galveston, Texas. Another pedestrian, 48-year-old Shane Sabala, was also hit – but is expected to make a full recovery at a local hospital. 49-year-old Kevin Wade Wilson, the driver of the pickup truck was arrested and charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault. His bond was set at $750,000. It is not known, at this time, if Wilson was driving under the influence of alcohol or any other type of drug.

Willie Peters, Gray Ghost Motorcycle Club, Killed In Houston Crash

A man from Shreveport, Louisiana died in a motorcycle crash near Houston, Texas on Saturday. 39-year-old William 'Willie' Peters was riding his motorcycle with three other friends in a Texas construction zone when debris was flung onto the roadway toward where they were riding. This event cause a chain-reaction wrecking all four motorcycles. Peters' died as a result of his injuries. He was a member of the Caddo Parish branch of the 'Gray Ghost Motorcycle Club' in Shreveport. Some of the other riders were also injured, including one whose leg had to be amputated.