08/27/06

News 7 at 6


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GRAPHIC=None Witnesses of an accident in


Roanoke that left a a six-year-old boy
dead are now speaking out.

DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Jeremy DOUBLE BOXES



Jeremy Butterfield spoke with a
woman who was working nearby that
night.

Myranda, she vividly remembers
the

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*CG 2line Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com images from Friday's accident.

Images that won't soon be
forgotten.

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*CG locator Roanoke
:00


*CG 2line Teresa Walker
Saw Accident Aftermath
:12
*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com
:50

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OQ= This parking lot outside of


Payless off Valley View Boulevard
typically stays pretty busy.

Sunday was no different, but
these markings were new.

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TERESA:WELL YOU CAN SEE THE MARKINGS ON
THE PAVEMENT, AND THE VAN WAS PARKED
RIGHT BESIDE THE TEAL CAR, AND IT
HAPPENED RIGHT BESIDE THE ENTRANCE TO
OUR LITTLE PARKING LOT.

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OQ= Walker says what happened Friday


night was tragic.

She says while a mother shopped
inside Payless, her children waited in
the car....all except 6-year-old
Christopher Thipsomphou.

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INQ= @01:08:23



TERESA:YEAH HE WAS RUNNING AROUND THE
VAN AND CAME OFF THE GRASSY SPOT AND
THEN WHEN HE DID HE GOT HIT.

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INQ= @01:21:32



JEREMY:EMPLOYEES SAY THESE MARKINGS
SHOW WHERE THE LITTLE BOY WAS HIT AND
THEN WITNESSES SAY HE GOT UP AND MOVED
TO THE BACK OF THE CAR AND LAID DOWN AT
THESE SECOND MARKS, AND WHILE EVERYONE
WAITED FOR RESCUE PERSONNEL AND POLICE
THE LITTLE BOYS BROTHER HELD HIM IN HIS
ARMS, WHILE THE 19-YEAR-OLD DRIVER GOT
A JACKET OUT OF THE TRUNK OF HER CAR
AND PUT IT UNDER THE SIX YEAR OLDS HEAD
TO COMFORT HIM.

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TERESA:SHE WAS JUST DEVASTATED. SHE WAS
HYSTERICAL.

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OQ= The boy was taken to the hospital


but died from his injuries.

Walker says no one actually saw
19-year-old Shani Mitchener hit the
six-year-old, but everyone certainly
heard the teenager calling for help.

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INQ= @01:08:46



TERESA:WELL THE LITTLE GIRL WHO WAS

DRIVING THE CAR, EVERYONE HEARD HER GET
OUT AND START SCREAMING FOR HELP.

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IT'S HARD TO NOT THINK ABOUT IT. WHAT
THE TEENAGE GIRL IS GOING THROUGH, AND
THE MOTHER IS GOING THROUGH. I COULDN'T
IMAGINE.

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LIVE=Jeremy Full from BAM LIVE FULL



Police have filed no charges at
this point.

DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Jeremy DOUBLE BOXES



Myranda, we did try and contact
Mitchener today but were told that no
one wanted to talk about the accident.

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GRAPHIC=Shooting Danville police have arrested a


man in connection with an early morning

shooting.
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It happened around one o'clock in
the parking lot of the American Legion
Hall.

Officers say a 31-year-old man
suffered gunshots wounds to his arm,
leg and chest.

He was transferred to Duke for
further treatment.

No word on his condition.
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Police have charged 25-year-old
Ricky Jerome Myers of Chatham with
malicious wounding.

He's being held in the city jail
under no bond.

Police say the hall was being
rented for a family reunion when the
incident happened.
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GRAPHIC=Plane Crash, generic Forty-nine people are dead after


a plane crashed in Lexington, Kentucky
this morning.

One person survived.

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*CG locator Lexington, KY

Officials say Comair flight 51-91
to Atlanta went down just after six
this morning -- after taking off from
Blue Grass Airport.

They say the plane was carrying
46 passengers and three crew members.

The lone survivor has been
identified as First Officer Jim
Polehinke (POLE-hink-ee).

He's been taken to University of
Kentucky hospital -- and is reported to
be in critical condition.

There are reports the plane took
off from the wrong runway.

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GRAPHIC=NONE We'll have more on this story on


News 7 at 11.

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GRAPHIC=None Soldiers are often rewarded with


medals for their achievements.

But in Iraq, the Iraqi soldiers
may not be rewarded as often.

But as News7's Timothy Martin
explains, one U-S soldier from the 80th
Division is trying to change that.

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*CG locator Roanoke County
:00




*CG 2line Sgt.Travis Case
80th Division Soldier
:20


*CG standup Timothy Martin
Reporter
:50





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OQ=TM, News 7, Roanoke County. < (END SOT) MASON PLAYING.



As Travis Case plays with his
son, he can't help but realize how much
he lost during the past year, but also
how much he gained.

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INQ=The greatest... 10:44:27 THE GREATEST DAY OF MY LIFE


WAS WHEN MY SON MASON WAS BORN,

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OQ=...was born. He spent the past year training


Iraqi soldiers near Bagdad, but he also
made friends.

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INQ="There 10:39: 52 THERE WERE TIMES IN CERTAIN


MISSISONS THAT I DID, AND YOU WORK HAND
IN HAND WITH FOREIGN ARMY AND THEIR
LIKE YOUR BROTHERS, THEIR LIKE YOUR
BUDDY

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OQ=....your buddy." As Case's tour in Iraq was


nearing an end, he wanted to do
something special for the Iraqi
soldiers who had been so kind to him.

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INQ=I created... 10:41: 02 I CREATED A COIN THAT WOULD I


KNEW THAT WHEN I PRESENTED TO THEM,
THAT IT WOULD MEAN MORE THAN ANYTHING
HAD GOTTEN IN THE MILITARY

CAREER.10:41:13

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OQ=....militart career."





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INQ=Case.. STAND UP TIMOTHY MARTIN/REPORTER



CASE THEN SPEND THE NEXT FEW WEEKS
DESIGNING THE GOLD COINS, WHEN HE
FINISHED HE SUBMITTED HIS WORK AND GOT
IT APPROVED, HE THEN SPENT A TOUSAND
DOLLARS OF HIS OWN MONEY TO HAVE THE 50
COINS PRODUCED.

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OQ=....coins produced." As he entered his final weeks,


his coins arrived, and his vision had
come to life.

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INQ=I put.... 10:48:41 I PUT ARABIC ON THE COIN, ITS


IN THEIR OWN LANGUAGE, IT SAYS, THE NEW
IRAQI MEDALION OF EXCELLENCE, AND ON
THE BACK IT SAYS LONG LIVE THE NEW
IRAQI ARMY 10:48:58

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OQ=...Iraqi Army." He then distributed 47 of them to


the Iraqi soldiers he trained, soldiers
who had become close friends.

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INQ=They.... 10:42:23 THEY DIDN'T KNOW THEY WERE


GOING TO BE GETTING ANYTHING, I BELIEVE

IT WAS A REAL SURPRISE.

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OQ=....real surprise." Case returned home in August,


leaving behind a mark that may never be
forgotten.

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INQ=He'll..... 10:45:53 MY GREATEST HOPE IS THAT ONE


DAY, IN SOMEWHERE DOWN THE ROAD, WHEN
THEIR NATION IS MORE STABLE, THEY CAN
MABYE VISIT THE UNITED STATES AS
TOURIST, THAT I'LL RUN INTO ONE OF
THOSE GUYS, THAT I GAVE A COIN TO, AND
I CAN LOOK AT HIM AND SAY MY GOODNESS.
10:46:25

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OQ=...my goodness." He'll now move forward to the


future, with his family by his side,
and the Iraqi's close to his heart.
Timothy Martin, News 7, Roanoke County.

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