Bicyclists ride along Las Vegas Boulevard on Tuesday, June 23 in tribute to 16-year-old Tiger Williams. (FOX5).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.
Lots of bicyclists took a memorial ride down Las Vegas Boulevard on Tuesday in tribute to 16-year-old Tiger Williams.
The teenager passed away after being struck by a vehicle recently on Bonanza Road, east of Prescott Street.
” [This] simply goes to show how much of an impact he just has on individuals. To move individuals to arrange like this, he was really that big of a person,” stated Tiger Williams’ sibling, Konane Williams.
Authorities stated Tiger Williams remained in a crosswalk when he was struck.
“As Tiger was aiming to make it throughout, 2 automobiles did stop. It was that 3rd lane right before the sidewalk – you know, that vehicle didn’t see him and he didn’t see it,” Konane Williams said.
Police said the teen rolled onto the hood of the car, smashing the windscreen, before striking the ground. The motorist was not impaired and remained at the crash scene. Tiger Williams suffered serious head injuries and was removed life support a couple of days later on.
Konane Williams described his sibling as a thrill-seeker who was constantly coming home with bumps and swellings. Still, his sibling stated, he was caring and caring.
The aim of Tuesday’s trip was to advise drivers and cyclists to share the roadway.
On Friday, Tiger Williams’ family will hold a candlelight vigil for him.
A GoFundMe account has actually been set up to help the household cover funeral service expenses. It is readily available here.
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