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Buddies say Las Vegas couple, killed in believed DUI crash, was trying to start a family

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

Friends are keeping in mind a young Las Vegas couple, eliminated by a believed impaired chauffeur.

The crash took place Tuesday night at the crossway of Hualapai Method and Sahara Opportunity in the west part of the valley.

Pals described the couple, Damaso and Christa Puente, as kind-hearted, sweet and innocent. They said the couple was simply beginning to attempt to have a household.

At Hi there Rollers barber shop, Damaso Puente left his mark.

“Basically the logo design where it says Hello there Rollers barber shop and the straight razor with the barber pull,” owner Martin Corona stated the graphic designer produced almost all of the work on his walls.

A few of the barbers even has Puentes’ design tattooed on their skin. Corona stated his friendship with Puente surpassed the barber shop.

“We would double date, go to dinner,” he stated. “Christa was such an excellent individual. They made a truly terrific couple.”

Married in 2009 and both in their 30s, Damaso and Christa simply announced to pals they were all set to begin a family.

” [They] were very kind-hearted, uproarious, simple going,” Corona stated. “Any person that met them, immediately agreed them.”

That’s why Corona was speechless when he heard they were eliminated in a crash.

“Instantly sick to my stomach,” Corona stated.

The couple was waiting at a red light when a believed impaired driver knocked into them, pushing them into oncoming traffic.

“This could have been prevented, bottom line,” Corona stated. “That’s exactly what’s sad.”

It’s sad for friends who didn’t get to bid farewell and for a couple who never ever got to start a brand-new chapter of their lives together.

If you wish to assist the family, go to: https://www.gofundme.com/christa-malone-amp-damaso-puente Copyright 2018 KVVU(KVVU Broadcasting Corporation).

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Couple killed in west Las Vegas DUI crash determined

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

The Clark County Coroner’s Office determined the couple eliminated in a crash at Hualapai Method and Sahara Opportunity in the west Las Vegas Valley Tuesday night.

Damaso Puente 39, and Christa Puente, 33, of Jean passed away of blunt force trauma in the accident, the coroner stated Wednesday.

The driver who hit their car endured, but was apprehended at the healthcare facility, on suspicion of driving impaired.

Officers were contacted us to the scene at 9:08 p.m. Tuesday. Captain Nick Farese of City’s traffic detail said a 2010 Toyota Prius was stopped at a red light eastbound on Sahara Opportunity approaching Hualapai when it was hit from behind by a 2013 Mercedes.

Farese stated the driver of the Mercedes, recognized as 23-year-old Henry Aparicio, was driving at a high speed, and problems was a factor in the crash. Damaso and Christa Puente, referred to as a couple, passed away on the scene. Aparicio and a passenger, 23-year-old Morgan Hurley, were transported to UMC with minor and moderate injuries.

“They were doing definitely nothing incorrect,” Farese said at the scene. “And now their loved ones need to bury them since of the irresponsibility of another motorist.”

“It was a wild accident,” Calvin Beaulieu, who experienced the crash, said. “I saw about 10 cop cars and trucks increasing this street, I was driving down the street too as they were showing up, literally right when it was happening.”

“It doesn’t make any sense you understand use Uber,” Beaulieu stated. “It’s more convenient than exactly what happened last night it’s really unfortunate. I’ve been struck by 2 drunk motorists myself head on, simply remaining in the wrong location wrong time, it’s scary.”

Farese advised motorists not to drive impaired and to follow the speed limit.

“It’s getting to that point they perhaps need more sober check points,” Beaulieu said. “It’s Vegas, everyone drives intoxicated and it’s getting really bad.”

City did not clarify whether the motorist was under the influence of narcotics or alcohol.

One decision messed up multiple lives! Authorities launch this photo of the man they stated caused a crash near Sahara and Hualapai eliminating a couple stopped at a red light. @FOX5Vegas pic.twitter.com/WQRjCd7wVi!.?.!— Chernéy Amhara(@CherneyAmharaTV) May 16, 2018 Copyright 2018 KVVU(KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

A single person killed in fatal crash on Boulder Highway and Lamb Boulevard

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According to police, a Nissan Altima was facing north on Boulder Highway and had stopped at a red light at Lamb Boulevard.

A GMC Envoy that was speeding attempted to pass the Altima in the ideal turn lane. The SUV struck the other vehicle on the rear passenger side of the cars and truck, Metro Police stated.

The chauffeur of the GMC continued onto Lamb Boulevard till it struck a concrete pony wall in front of a 7-11 corner store on the northeast corner, according to authorities.

City stated the motorist of the GMC was unrestrained and was ejected from their automobile as it overturned onto the traveler side.

Both chauffeurs were required to Sunrise Hospital. The GMC motorist was pronounced deceased, according to cops.

The Altima motorist had minor injuries. Cops were called to the scene at 3:44 a.m.

. This death marks the 45th traffic related deadly that fell under Metro Police’s jurisdiction in 2018.

Stay with FOX5 for more updates.

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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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Man killed in North Las Vegas stabbing recognized

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Vegas cops)” border=” 0″ src =” /wp-content/uploads/2018/05/16698695_G.jpg” width= “180”/ > Dymund Ellis (Source: North Las Vegas authorities ). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV( FOX5)-. Medical examiners have actually identified a guy killed in a stabbing Friday night in North Las Vegas. According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, Jace Trevon Ernst, 25, passed away from a stab wound to the chest. The way was ruled a murder.

North Las Vegas police stated officers were dispatched about 11 p.m. to the 3400 block of East Cheyenne Opportunity, near Pecos Road and Las Vegas Boulevard, where they found Ernst experiencing a stab injury.

He was required to University Medical Center where he was noticable dead, cops stated.

Police stated Ersnt was roomies with the woman implicated of stabbing him, 19-year-old Dymund Ellis. The two got into an argument prior to the stabbing.

Ellis was jailed 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.

Anyone with info in this murder is prompted to call the North Las Vegas Authorities Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain confidential, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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Coroner identifies man killed in rollover crash near 215 and Losee

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The Clark County Coroner has actually identified the man eliminated in a mishap on Tuesday morning at Losee Roadway and the 215. Patrick Lee Dunning, 47, passed away from numerous blunt force injuries and an automobile accident, inning accordance with the coroner’s workplace.

According to Cannon Fodder Travis Smaka, of Nevada Highway Patrol, a white Chevrolet Silverado went off the roadway and rolled over.

Dunning was noticable dead at the scene, Smaka stated.

Smaka said Dunning was not wearing a seatbelt.

Dunning was a homeowner of Logandale, Nevada.

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Cops launch video of intense crash that killed 6 in Scottsdale

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A street camera tape-recorded an airplane predestined for the North Las Vegas Airport crashing and bursting into flames on a golf course, killing all six people on board.

In the video released by Scottsdale Police, the plane got in the leading right corner of the frame, transferred to the upper left corner of the frame, then dove to the ground, producing an intense flash, then a big rising ball of fire.

Scottsdale Airport cams had actually also caught the moments before the Piper PA-24-260 crashed.

The National Transport Safety Board released an air travel accident preliminary report last week, detailing the April 9 crash in Arizona. That monitoring video revealed the occupants, three females and 3 men, boarding the six-seat aircraft Monday night at 8:28, the report stated.

The Scottsdale Authorities Department recognized the victims as Helena Lagos , 22; Iris Carolina Rodriguez Garcia, 23; Mariah Sunlight Coogan, 23; Anand Kamlesh Patel, 28; Erik Valente, 32; and James Louis Pedroza, 28. Lagos, Valente and Pedroza were locals of Las Vegas, authorities verified.

RELATED: Mom begged daughter not to go on plane hours prior to she died in Arizona

Inning accordance with the report, two of the ladies boarded the airplane initially and beinged in the 2 rear seats and were followed by the third woman and a man who beinged in the middle seats. The student pilot inhabited the front left seat and the airline company transport pilot beinged in the front best seat.

The report did not define who was flying the airplane at the time of the crash.

Monitoring video from the west side of the runway showed the airplane leaving from runway 03. In the video, it appeared that the plane’s wings were rocking during and shortly after rotation, the report stated.

An extra traffic video camera located at the end of the departure runway recorded the aircraft performing a left turn. The report stated as the airplane’s turn advanced, the aircraft started to descend and its wings became almost vertical.

The cams forgot the airplane, however captured a fireball on video seconds later when the aircraft affected the ground at the TPC Scottsdale Champions Golf Course, which lies about one-fourth of a mile north of completion of the departure runway, the report said.

Investigators stated the primary cabin of the aircraft was mainly consumed by fire, the inboard section of the right wing became apart, the majority of the left wing was separated and most of the airplane was squashed.

The wreckage of the airplane was relocated to a secure facility for further examination. A complete in-depth investigative report of the crash can use up to 18 months to complete.

Read the complete report listed below:

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Male killed in rollover crash near 215 and Losee

Scene from the rollover crash one Losee Road and the IR215. (Photo: NHP)
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Scene from the rollover crash one Losee Roadway and the IR215.( Photo: NHP ). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Nevada Highway Patrol stated speed and weather contributed in a deadly crash Tuesday early morning. Troopers reacted to the single-vehicle rollover crash at 5:19 a.m. near Interstate 215 and Losee Road. Inning Accordance With Cannon Fodder Travis Smaka, of NHP, a White Chevrolet Silverado went off the street and rolled over. A 47-year-old man, who was the only individual in the automobile, was ejected.

He was noticable dead at the scene, Smaka stated.

Smaka stated he was not wearing a seatbelt.

NHP’s Deadly team is investigating the crash.

Drivers were urged to use alternate routes.

Further information were not immediately released.

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Chauffeur determined, detained after lady is killed in Friday crash

A woman was killed in a crash on the U.S. 95 near Ann Road Friday. (Photo: NHP)
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Vegas, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. (Picture: NHP) "title= "A lady died in a crash on the U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas, inning accordance with Nevada Highway Patrol.

( Image: NHP)” border= “0” src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/04/16641992_G.jpg” width=” 180 “/ > A female passed away in a crash on the United States 95 in northwest Las Vegas, inning accordance with Nevada Highway Patrol.( Picture: NHP )< img alt=" One person was killed in a crash on the U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.( FastCam) "title=" A single person was killed in a crash on the U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas, inning accordance with

Nevada Highway Patrol.( FastCam)” border=” 0″ src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/04/16641417_G.jpg “width=” 180″/ > One person was eliminated in a crash on the U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.( FastCam ). LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -. A woman passed away in a crash on the U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas, according to Nevada Highway Patrol. NHP stated the woman driving a Toyota Camry was

rear-ended by a man driving a Chevrolet Pioneer on the U.S. 95 southbound at a high speed, north of the Ann Roadway overpass. The female, 56, was noticable dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet Pioneer needed to be mechanically liberated from the vehicle and was taken to UMC with non-life threatening hurts, NHP stated. Nevada Highway Patrol stated on Sunday the motorist of the Trendsetter was arrested and reserved for reckless driving resulting in death, driving on a suspended license and not wearing a seatbelt. He was identified as 32-year-old Eric Brzoza.

The crash was reported at 3:57 p.m. Friday and the roadway was closed during the investigation.

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Teenager killed, 19-year-old hurt in Las Vegas shooting

<aLas Vegas Metro police investigated a deadly shooting on April 27, 2018. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5)
 Las Vegas City authorities investigated a deadly shooting on April 27, 2018. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5) Las Vegas City authorities examined a lethal shooting on April 27, 2018.( Cherney Amhara/FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. A teenage girl was eliminated and a 19-year-old was hurt in a shooting Friday evening, inning accordance with Las Vegas Metro cops. Officers responded to the shooting near Ann

Road and U.S. 95 prior to 10 p.m. Pointing out the preliminary examination, police stated they

believe a group of individuals were at a McDonald’s in the area earlier at night. They left the McDonald’s and were walking across the street to Remarkable Road when they made contact with another group in a car. Someone from the automobile fired several rounds and struck both victims. Cops think one victim aimed to run for aid. Cops kept in mind the shooting scene is spread out on Remarkable Roadway by several hundred lawns. The scene where the shooting happened had to do with 300 lawns far from where the victim’s body was found. The 19-year-old male was transferred to University Medical Center for

treatment, police said. Cops do not think the shooting was random. No suspects remained in custody, police stated

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