UPDATE: On April 28, Angelo Morales, 25, a man from Las Vegas has been identified in Tuesday’s deadly crash. Morales’ cause of death is noted as blunt force trauma, manner is accidental, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
On April 26, Marco Sotelo, 32, was identified in Tuesday’s deadly crash. Sotelo’s cause of death is listed as blunt trauma, the manner is accidental, according to the Clark County Coroner’s office.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two people are dead after a crash on I-15 when their speeding car rear-ended a semi tractor-trailer, according to Nevada State Police.
The 12:05 a.m. crash happened just south of Silverado Ranch Boulevard and closed the freeway’s southbound lanes for more than five hours causing traffic to be diverted.
Trooper Ashlee Wellman said the white Honda Accord was being driven in a “reckless manner” and impairment is suspected.
The man driving the Honda, was transported to University Medical Center and died from his injuries. His passenger, also a man, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
One of the victims has been identified as 32-year-old Marco Sotelo by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. According to the Hannah Marie Brown Elementary School principal, Sotelo was the lead custodian at the school.
The driver of the truck was not injured.
The crash is under investigation.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the other victim