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Moped rider killed in crash near Valley View and Alta recognized

Metro police investigated a fatal crash near Valley View and Alta Drive on Jan. 24, 2018. (Photo: Roger Bryner/ FOX5)
 Metro authorities investigated a deadly crash near Valley View and Alta Drive on Jan. 24, 2018. (Picture: Roger Bryner/ FOX5)

Metro cops examined a fatal crash near Valley View and Alta Drive on Jan. 24, 2018. (Picture: Roger Bryner/ FOX5). LAS VEGAS( FOX5)-. Las Vegas City authorities examined a crash that left someone dead on Wednesday afternoon. Officers responded to the occurrence at 2:11 p.m. near Valley View Boulevard and Alta Drive. Authorities stated the left side of a box truck taking a trip northbound on Valley View Drive was struck by a moped rider who was leaving a private drive.

The moped rider, a 66-year-old male, was ejected onto the street and slid to a stop, inning accordance with a release. Emergency situation personnel pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

He was determined by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace as Michael Edward.

Cops said the chauffeur of package truck, 40-year-old Dino Buttel, stayed at the scene of the crash and reported the crash to authorities.

This is the second traffic-related casualty in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2018.

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Pushed by government, Uber agrees to safeguard rider information


Eric Risberg/ AP Revealed is the building that houses the headquarters of Uber Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in San Francisco.

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017|3:41 p.m.

DETROIT– Ride-hailing service Uber has actually consented to safeguard information and audit use of rider details to settle a grievance from the federal government that it deceived clients.

The Federal Trade Commission, in a complaint chosen Tuesday, alleged that Uber failed to secure information about rider trips and neglected to keep track of worker access to the info. It’s another in a long string of mistakes for the San Francisco-based business, which faces a separate federal investigation for apparently utilizing a fake app to block city inspectors from monitoring its service.

Uber misrepresented how well it monitored staff member access to personal info about users and chauffeurs, and it misstated that it took actions to secure customer data, FTC Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen stated in a statement. “This case shows that even if you’re a fast-growing business, you cannot leave customers behind: You should honor your privacy and security guarantees,” she stated.

Uber said the allegations date to 2014, and before the federal government complaint, it had actually already put safeguards in location to secure information. Since then, it has actually enhanced privacy and information security and will keep investing in security programs, the business stated.

But the FTC alleged in its problem that after news reports of Uber staff members improperly accessing consumer data, the business issued a statement in November of 2014 that it had a stringent policy forbiding staff members from seeing the data other than for genuine business purposes. The company likewise stated worker gain access to would be carefully kept track of.

But Uber stopped utilizing a tracking system less than a year later and for 9 months, hardly ever monitored access to consumer and motorist info.

Likewise, Uber claimed that data was firmly kept in its databases, however a burglar gained access to chauffeur data in May of 2014, including 100,000 names and driver’s license numbers, the complaint stated.

“The FTC alleges that Uber did not take reasonable, low-cost measures that might have assisted the business prevent the breach,” the FTC statement stated.

To settle the complaint, Uber agreed to stop misrepresenting how it keeps an eye on access to customer details and to stop misrepresenting how it secures the information, the FTC stated. Uber Technologies Inc. also accepted put a program in place to protect client privacy. It likewise should do an audit every 2 years for the next 20 years to make sure the personal privacy program stays in place.

The FTC voted 2-0 to accept the agreement. The general public will be able to comment for Thirty Days, after which a final decision will be made.

Uber stated it employed its very first chief gatekeeper in 2015 and now has hundreds of employees who work to safeguard consumer information. “This settlement offers an opportunity to deal with the FTC to more validate that our programs protect user privacy and personal info,” a business statement said.

The settlement comes as the world’s biggest ride-hailing business aims to recuperate from a series of costly mistakes this year that damaged its credibility and forced out combative CEO Travis Kalanick. Many riders erased Uber’s app after it aimed to capitalize on a New York cabby strike in demonstration of federal government immigration policies. Then a female previous Uber engineer published a blog detailing sexual harassment at the company. That resulted in Uber’s hiring of 2 law practice to examine, and the firings of 20 people consisting of some managers. The business states it has actually increased the size of its personnels department and is working to change its culture.

Stolen bike rider loses control, passes away in crash on Vegas highway

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on US-95 on Aug. 6, 2017. (LVACS). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. Cannon fodders are investigating a deadly mishap involving a taken motorcycle in northwest Las Vegas early Sunday early morning. The Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command reported a deadly crash happened on U.S. Route 95 near the Centennial Parkway exit right before 4:30 a.m.

Authorities said a taken Yamaha motorbike was traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on the highway before the rider used heavy braking and lost control of the bike.

The 21-year-old become separated from the motorbike and was lying in among the travel lanes, according to NHP.

Another motorist tried to slow down traffic and assist the rider, however a silver Audi A4 struck the motorcyclist during this procedure.

The driver of the Audi stayed and was complying with troopers as the rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.

NHP stated it was unknowned what in fact killed the motorcyclist or exactly what initially triggered him to try and decrease citing their initial investigation.

Lane limitations remained in place at the scene of the crash while cannon fodders examined the event.

Stay with FOX5 for continued updates on this story.

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Scooter rider, 73, passes away after crash with dump truck

Released Wednesday, June 14, 2017|3:23 p.m.

Updated Wednesday, June 14, 2017|11:14 p.m.

. A scooter rider was eliminated Wednesday afternoon in a crash with a dump truck that shut down the intersection of Sahara Opportunity and Nellis Boulevard for numerous hours, inning accordance with Metro Cops.

Officers and medical crews were called to the crash about 2:15 p.m., authorities stated.

The 73-year-old Las Vegas guy cannot stop at a traffic signal and crashed into the side of the truck, which caused him to be thrown from his 2016 Jingsu 50cc moped, authorities said.

Although he was wearing a helmet, he died at Daybreak Health center and Medical Center where he was taken in important condition, police said.

Scooter rider critically hurt in crash with cement truck

Wednesday, June 14, 2017|3:23 p.m.

. A scooter rider suffered dangerous injuries today in a crash with a cement truck that shut down the crossway of Sahara Avenue and Nellis Boulevard, according to City Cops.

The intersection was closed in all directions as about 2:15 p.m.

. The scooter rider was taken to Dawn Health center and Medical Center in vital condition, cops stated.

Additional information were not offered.

Overnight accident in northwest kills scooter rider


Las Vegas City authorities responded to a mishap just before 1 a.m. Saturday that eliminated a scooter rider.

Witnesses told authorities that a scooter was going north on Tenaya Method approaching Centennial Parkway. The scooter began to make its method to the ideal side of left side of the road and crossed the path of a Jeep Cherokee that was likewise going north.

The Cherokee hit the scooter and the rider was thrown from the scooter. The male driving the Jeep stopped and called 9-1-1.

The rider was carried to University Medical Center and pronounced dead after arrival by reacting medical personnel.

This is the 80th traffic-related death in Metro’s jurisdiction for this year.

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192 jailed in connection with rival bicycle rider gang shootout in Texas

Nearly 200 people were arrested on Monday in connection with a shootout in between competing motorcycle gangs a day earlier where nine people were eliminated and 18 injured at a dining establishment that police called a terrible crime scene.

The bikers from at least five rival gangs assaulted each other with guns, knives, brass knuckles, clubs and motorcycle chains at a Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill in the central Texas city of Waco. No onlookers or authorities were hurt, police stated.

When the cyclists began shooting, officers moved in, some of them also shooting their weapons. When the shooting ended, bodies were spread in the dining establishment and throughout two car park.

A minimum of 50 weapons were recuperated from the blood-soaked crime scene and 192 individuals had actually been arrested in connection with the lethal brawl, Waco cops said.

“The other day’s events was bad individuals on bad guys. When our officers arrived, those bad individuals turned their weapons on our officers,” Waco Cops Sergeant Patrick Swanton informed a news instruction.

“A few of those (charged) may have been witnesses, numerous of those are going to be individuals involved in the shooting, and criminal charges may apply for that,” he said.

The Texas Alcohol Commission is closing Twin Peaks situated at a shopping mall by a hectic highway for a minimum of 7 days “due to the ongoing risk it presents to our community,” police said.

Twin Peaks is a chain restaurant where scantily clothed waitresses serve bar food.

Police are worried about retaliation over the attack, saying officers and health center staff have actually been threatened.

“I will certainly inform you that we have actually had dangers versus law enforcement officers throughout the night,” Swanton stated.

The fight appears to have actually begun in a bathroom, transferred to the dining establishment then spilled out into paring lots where authorities had placed themselves in expectancy of difficulty.

Police stated dining establishment management had been informed about the conference of the competing gangs and could have done more to avoid the incident. The restaurant manager stated he is cooperating with police.