HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) –
A teen passenger killed in a crash early Sunday morning was determined. The Clark County Coroner’s Workplace said 16-year-old Daniel Armondo Torres died from numerous blunt force injuries.
Nevada Highway Patrol cannon fodders said just after 3:30 Sunday early morning, a group of teens was driving a stolen Toyota RAV4. Troopers stated the chauffeur was speeding, ran a traffic signal near Pecos Road and I-215 and crashed into Jonathan’s Helmbold’s car. Torres was a traveler in the taken sport utility vehicle.
Family members stated Jonathan Helmbold, 47, was on his method home from work early Sunday early morning when his car was struck by a speeding chauffeur. Jonathan died at the scene.
“I’m actually still in a state of shock. I cannot think it,” Jonathan’s mommy, Nancy Helmbold said. “He was liked by everyone that understood him … a really kind-hearted male, much liked.”
Nancy stated she saw the crash on the news Sunday night.
“I keep in mind praying, as I always do. When I see these mishaps, I prayed to God my child wasn’t involved,” Nancy said.
On Monday early morning, she got up to a message from the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
“I was frightened. The minute you hear ‘coroner’s office’ and somebody saying they want to talk with Jonathan’s household, I understood exactly what was going on,” she included.
Nancy said the 47-year-old coached youth basketball and at some point wished to embrace a child. He operated at Harrah’s and invested years in the Valley’s video gaming industry. Jonathan was finishing up his master’s degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with hopes of mentor gaming.
“He enjoyed mentor, he was a very caring man, that I loved,” Nancy stated.
And she stated, despite the fact that she was still in shock, she took comfort in knowing that her child understood that love.
“I informed him whenever I talked to him that I liked him. and he would return it. I understand in my heart that he understood it when he died.”
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