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'' Drunk Killed Papa' ' message left after deadly east Las Vegas bicycle crash

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

For many individuals, the intersection of Indios Avenue and Mountain Vista Street is simply part of their day-to-day commute, however for one valley family, it’s a place they will never forget.

On Monday, medical inspectors determined the bicyclist killed in a crash in the east Las Vegas community April 28.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office said 44-year-old Jason Eckert died from numerous blunt force injuries. He was noticable dead on April 29 at Dawn Healthcare facility.

On Monday, motorists passing that intersection saw an effective message sprayed on the wall with a gaping hole that reads: “Drunk Killed Father.”

“(My grandson) stated ‘We were having a lot enjoyable today, and whatever was ideal till this happened,'” Robert Steffan, the victim’s father-in-law said. “Then he goes ‘I desire my daddy.'”

Steffan kept back tears as he kept in mind soothing his eight-year-old grand son, who stood feet away on his bike with a front row seat to the DUI crash that eliminated his father Jason Eckert.

“That was a key part of his life … preparing for when his father came, and they would go out and do something. So they took a 20-mike bike flight that day.”

Eckert’s kid Avaram rode along with his moms and dads on Mountain Vista that night, when a car sped towards them, seemingly out of control.

“Way drunk,” Steffan said. “He began to skid 20 feet before the stop sign.”

An examination into the crash is continuous, cops stated.

“Jason’s body was crushed onto the hood of the car,” Steffan stated. “Then he was hurled through the street.”

Steffan stated Eckert’s helmet split in 2, and believed he died instantly. The chauffeur, Danesmin Solis-Cortez was taken to the hospital with small injuries and was detained.

“We put the graffiti up for him [Avaram]” “I’m all right with that.”

Next-door neighbors were alright with it too, and stated they hoped the writing has a deep impact in the community.

“Individuals have been stopping all afternoon,” stated one neighbor. “They slow down and look at that wall. It’s just awful, it makes you scared to go anywhere.”

Through their mourning, Eckert’s family took solace in knowing Eckert’s final minutes cause conserving other lives through organ contribution.

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North Las Vegas authorities arrest woman in deadly stabbing Friday night

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late Friday night. Officers were dispatched about 11 p.m. to the 3400 block of East Cheyenne Opportunity, near Pecos Roadway and Las Vegas Boulevard. At the scene, police stated a 25-year-old male was discovered with a stab wound.

He was required to University of Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

In a news release, police stated the victim was roommates with the female implicated of stabbing him, 19-year-old Dymund Ellis. The two entered a verbal argument before the stabbing.

Ellis was arrested and reserved for a charge of murder with a deadly weapon. This was the 10th homicide in North Las Vegas in 2018, according to the department.

The Coroner’s Workplace will release the identity, and cause and manner of death, pending notice of near relative.

Anyone with details in this murder is urged to call the North Las Vegas Cops Department at 702-633-9111 or, to stay confidential, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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City seeks chauffeur in deadly pedestrian crash

City Authorities state they are searching for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run including a pedestrian Wednesday night in the main valley.

The vehicle driver dropped a 1999 Chrysler LHS sedan about 2 miles from the scene of the crash, which happened about 9:30 p.m. near Charleston Boulevard and Eastern Opportunity, police stated.

The silver cars and truck was headed west on Charleston when it struck a 62-year-old male crossing the street outside a crosswalk, authorities said. The pedestrian died at University Medical Center.

The unidentified driver did not stop at the scene, authorities said.

Anybody with details is asked to call authorities at 702-828-4060. To remain confidential, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

Chauffeur confesses to drinking, drugs before deadly 6-car crash on Las Vegas Boulevard

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

The driver accuseded of DUI recently confessed to drinking two vodkas prior to the crash that killed a valley female on Las Vegas Boulevard, inning accordance with her arrest report.

Sarah Lee was held by a “citizen” after the April 12 crash up until cops got here, the report stated.

Lee admitted to being involved in a crash which she drank two vodkas at 4:30 a.m. An officer stated he might likewise smell alcohol on her breath that early morning. She stated she drank at Santa Fe Station but didn’t understand where she was and was puzzled about what happened on the scene. She also would not follow directions for screening for alcohol later, inning accordance with police.

[. RELATED: Police: 6-vehicle DUI crash eliminates 1, hurts 3 south of Las Vegas Strip]

The crash involving six automobiles left Donneka Harris of North Las Vegas dead and three others hurt on the morning of April 13, police stated.

Harris, 32, passed away of numerous blunt force injuries, according to the Clark County Coroner.

[RELATED: North Las Vegas female eliminated in 6-vehicle DUI crash recognized]

Las Vegas City authorities responded to reports of a multi-vehicle crash the crossway of Las Vegas Boulevard and Warm Springs Roadway at 10:05 a.m.

Lee had a hard time keeping her eyes open, saying she was in pain. The officer speaking with her acknowledged small scratches and bruises on her body, according to the report.

Authorities found old track marks and scarring on her arms, consistent with duplicated needle injection use. Lee confessed she was a former IV drug user, and last smoked heroin two days prior and was presently on suboxone to assist her get off heroin.

An Emergency Medical Technician informed the reporting officer that Lee admitted to doing heroin previously in the early morning, however Lee denied that. She was required to UMC, the report stated.

The 6 lorries involved include a black Mercedes, silver Lexus, red Ford, Chevy Malibu, gray Cadillac SUV and a blue Hyundai.

Victor Johnson stated he was working at a corner store at the corner of the crossway. He stated when he saw the crash, he ran out to help.

“I believe it’s a disaster,” Johnson said. “I dislike to hear anything like that. However it teaches you life is a blessing so make every day count for sure.”

He stated he likewise saw Lee aim to flee.

“I thought she was a pedestrian, crossing the street when she was leaving the scene,” he said. “I thought she was attempting to escape from the accident due to the fact that she was scared. Had I understood it was the individual driving the vehicle, I probably would’ve attempted to stop her myself.”

Nevada Highway Patrol, the company handling the traffic investigation, said a presumed impaired lady (Lee) was driving the Mercedes westbound on Warm Springs Road when she clipped the rear of the Lexus. She attempted to leave the scene by driving into the South Premium Outlet Mall car park.

NHP stated Lee drove back onto westbound Warm Springs Roadway and ran a traffic signal at the Las Vegas Boulevard intersection. She crashed into the Chevy Malibu which was taking a trip southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard. The crash also affected the Ford, Cadillac and the Hyundai that was stopped at a traffic signal in the eastbound Warm Springs lanes.

A trooper verified the chauffeur of the Malibu, Harris died at the scene.

The intersection was closed down in all directions pending the examination of the crash.

NHP said this was a lesson in protective driving.

“This is just one of those things, when you come through crossways in Las Vegas if you have a thumbs-up, it’s not a bad idea just to pump those brakes and give a look at those crossways,” NHP trooper Jason Buratczuk stated. “You never ever know exactly what’s coming through. All of us expect individuals to follow traffic laws, do the right thing. But often, you can have an impaired motorist, somebody not paying attention.”

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Tesla states car in deadly crash was on Auto-pilot

Saturday, March 31, 2018|11:29 a.m.

NEW YORK– Tesla states the lorry in a deadly California crash was running on Autopilot, the latest accident to include self-driving innovation.

The car manufacturer states the chauffeur, who was eliminated in the accident, did not have his hands on the guiding wheel for six seconds before the crash. Tesla says its Autopilot feature, which can keep speed, modification lanes and self-park, needs chauffeurs to keep their eyes on the roadway and hands on the wheel to take control of the lorry to prevent accidents.

Earlier this month, a self-driving Volvo SUV being tested by ride-hailing service Uber struck and eliminated a pedestrian in Arizona.

Tesla Inc., in a blog post, defended its Auto-pilot feature, stating that while it does not prevent all mishaps, it makes them less likely to take place.

Video reveals man in run-in that resulted in deadly shooting

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City Authorities on Wednesday launched a video that purportedly shows a conflict between two guys inside an east valley market, which escalated into a deadly shooting that left among them dead.

Private investigators have yet to determine the presumed shooter or a lady who ‘d accompanied him to the shopping center– in the 3900 block of East Owens, near Pecos Road– on Feb. 3, and they’re requesting for the general public’s assistance, authorities stated.

In a press release that accompanied the video, City described the man and the female as “people of interest.”

Officers reacted to the shooting right before 2 p.m. and discovered David Parsons, 41, pushing the ground outside with a deadly gunshot injury to his chest, police stated.

Police at the time stated that the gunman and a buddy had actually gotten to the shopping center in a newer-model Dodge Charger with dark-tinted windows and an altercation had actually broken out between Parsons and the shooter.

The argument escalated into a fist fight inside the store and after that shooting when the shooter was aiming to leave, police stated.

The video shows the presumed shooter being held back by the female as he appears to be shrieking inside the store. An outdoor camera shows them struggling to leave the car park before the guy speeds away.

The gunman was described as a high black guy who used his hair simply put braids, which were covered by a black do-rag. He likewise used a dark-colored sweatshirt, a gold pendant, dark denims and black shoes.

His guest was described as a heavier-set black lady, authorities said. She used a gray tank top and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call City at 702-828-3521 or by means of email at [ e-mail protected] To stay anonymous, contact Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppesrofnv.com.

Male arrested after deadly North Las Vegas shooting leaves 2 dead

Caleb Maxey (Source: NLVPD)
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complex at E. Rome and Pecos in North Las Vegas. Feb. 2, 2018.( Image: Peter Dawson/ FOX5). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV( FOX5) -. A man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in North Las

Vegas Friday. The occurrence taken place at about 5 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 3300 block of East Rome Boulevard near Pecos Roadway. Showing up officers found two victims, an unknown African-American man, who passed away at the scene, and a 43-year-old African-American female, who was carried to University Medical Center with important injuries, inning accordance with police. She later on passed away at the healthcare facility.

Citing the initial investigation, authorities said there was a loud argument between the female and the suspect, recognized as Caleb Maxey, 50. Witnesses then heard multiple gunshots followed by silence. The investigation revealed Maxey and the woman had a prior domestic relationship where Maxey was formerly arrested for stalking.

After a couple of hours following the shooting, the FBI Wrongdoer Apprehension Group located Maxey in the 700 block of East Naples Drive, near Harmon Opportunity and Swenson Street, where he was taken into custody.

Maxey was booked for 2 counts of open murder with a lethal weapon and one count of exacerbated stalking.

Anybody with info is urged to get in touch with the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111. To stay confidential, call Criminal activity Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Authorities: Passenger suffers deadly injuries following crash involving 2 impaired chauffeurs

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017|4:09 p.m.

. A person suffered dangerous injuries and a pair of drivers believed to be impaired were arrested after an early Saturday crash in the southeast valley, according to Metro Police.

Officers and medics were dispatched at 1:39 a.m. to East Tropicana Avenue and Sandhill Roadway, police stated.

The hurt passenger, a Las Vegas citizen who was not wearing a seat belt, was rushed to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in vital condition, cops said.

Omar Arellano, 24, and Dennis Chavez, 22, were scheduled without bail at the Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of DUI, according to authorities and prison logs. They have Tuesday court dates.

At the time of the crash, Arellano was heading eastbound in a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 when it struck a 2011 Ford Focus, which remained in the crossway heading north, triggering the car to lose control and strike a pole, authorities stated.

The person transferred to Sunrise Healthcare facility with life-threatening injuries was a passenger in the Focus, inning accordance with cops.

Both chauffeurs, and a traveler in each automobile suffered minor injuries, police said.

Henderson cops: Speed a factor in overnight deadly crash

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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.

Stay with FOX5 for more updates on this story.

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Deadly shooting occurs in Manhattan condos on Las Vegas Boulevard

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( Cherney Amhara/FOX5)” border= “0” width= “180”/ > Authorities at the scene of a fatal shooting at an apartment complex on Las Vegas Boulevard on Sept. 24, 2017.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5).< img src=" http://kvvu.images.worldnow.com/images/14993030_G.jpg" alt =" Front entrance to Manhattan Condominiums on Sept. 24, 2017.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5 )" title =" Front entryway to Manhattan Condominiums on Sept. 24, 2017.

( Cherney Amhara/FOX5)” border=” 0″ width=”180″/ > Front entryway to Manhattan Condos on Sept. 24, 2017.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Cops stated a male has been shot to death Sunday early morning in a condominium neighborhood found on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Officers reacted to a shooting call at 30 E. Serene Ave., at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd., simply after 7:15 a.m. City reported a male was injured several times by shooting while inside the underground parking at Manhattan Condominiums. Homicide detectives stated the victim appears to have actually been targeted with evidence recommending the shooting was gang-related or a prostitution dispute.

City PD stated one male pronounced dead on scene, appears to be a targeted murder. Thinks it might be gang-related or prostitution dispute. pic.twitter.com/gyAanvf2ch

— ChernĂ©y Amhara FOX5 (@CherneyAmharaTV)

September 24, 2017 The event stays under investigation according to authorities. Stay with FOX5 for additional updates on this story.

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