Henderson cops: Speed a factor in overnight deadly crash

Henderson police at the scene of a fatal crash at the intersection of Russell Road and Stephanie Street on Oct. 14, 2017. (LVACS)< img src=" /wp-content/uploads/2017/10/15162419_G.jpg" alt=" Henderson police at the scene of a deadly crash at the crossway of Russell Roadway and Stephanie Street on Oct. 14, 2017.

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( LVACS)” border=” 0″ width=” 180 “/ > Henderson cops at the scene of a fatal crash at the intersection of Russell Roadway and Stephanie Street on Oct. 14, 2017.( LVACS). HENDERSON, NV( FOX5) -. Authorities are investigating a fatal crash in northeast Henderson late Saturday night where three individuals lost their lives. Henderson

authorities were called to the scene of a reported accident between a Jeep Liberty and a Dodge pickup at the intersection of Russell Roadway and Stephanie Street at about 11 p.m. Officers stated the Jeep went off the roadway when it was traveling east on Russell, owned over an average, and collided with the pickup which was heading in the opposite instructions.

The Jeep then rolled onto its roofing system and was rapidly swallowed up in flames, according to Henderson authorities, and both of the residents were eliminated.

The motorist of the Dodge was carried to Daybreak Hospital but he was later on noticable departed.

A member of the family of the Dodge pickup chauffeur identified the victim as George Botello. Botello was a husband and father of two with a third kid due in November.

The family has actually established a Facebook charity event to cover funeral-related expenses.

HPD said speed is thought about a factor in the crash and it was not right away understood if drugs or alcohol were included. The crossway was closed for about six hours for the investigation at the scene, inning accordance with cops.

This was the fifth traffic-related fatal accident investigated by the Henderson Police Department in 2017.

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