Man in fatal accident also suffered from gunshot wound





A man who died after a single-vehicle accident on Highway 92 on Sunday was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound when help arrived at the scene, police revealed Tuesday.

Jacob M. Honeycutt, 22, was driving a vehicle north on Highway 92 when he crossed the median and struck two trees on the west side of the highway behind the Texas Roadhouse restaurant.




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Sumtingwong on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 4:51am
Title: Unbelievable

Driving a car and the gun goes off accidentally?

The last part of the article sure shoots holes in the comments of yesterday, from the people that were so upset about the releasing of the name.

Knight Rider on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 10:08am
Title: Oops...

So I am ready to read the apologies to the SV Herald from “MKC”, “az_gem”, and “Fletcth”. Looks like the SV Police notified next of kin before releasing the name.

Sumtingwong on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 12:04pm

The police probably notified the immediate family long before releasing his name, although the family probably didn’t notify every distant living relative, or everyone they know, including Fletcth. If his name wasn’t printed, Fletcht probably still wouldn’t know of his death.  

Just Saying on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 2:00pm
Title: Notification

Notifications are to the immediate family. I do not think his uncle’s
mother-in-law would be the first one they called. You would think the
immediate family would have notified them before it was published. I find it
hard to believe this accident happened at 9pm and the uncle’s mother in law
found out Tuesday via the paper. Immediate family must not have notified her.

Fletcth on Wed, 03/07/2012 - 8:00pm

Comments like this is so sad it’s a tragedy no matter how someone so young dies. Thats what I meant when I said you can’t always believe what you read in the paper. I wasn’t speaking for his family I was speaking as a human being who has a heart and thought what I read in the paper was accurate at least some of the comments people were making made it seem so. Why the ? mark anyway?  Whose says the gun didn’t go off during the accident from the impact..  We will never now what happened that night only Jacob and God knows.  God got  a great angle when he went to heaven.

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