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Moped Rider Dead in Las Vegas Crash Near the Rio

October 21, 2016

 There’s been another fatal Las Vegas moped accident. The accident occurred right by the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino. It occurred at the main intersection there, West Flamingo Road and South Valley View Road. This is just up from the Flamingo Palms Villas, which is maybe the closest residential development of any size. The accident occurred this morning. It does appear from the initial police report that the accident may have been due to negligence on the part of the deceased, but looks can be deceiving.

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Las Vegas Pedestrian Killed Jaywalking, But Driver Flees Scene - Why?

October 18, 2016

Jaywalking pedestrians who get hit by cars in Las Vegas may not be at fault. Or at least, they may not be fully or even majority negligent in a crash. This is an important point to consider when reading the Las Vegas Metro Police report on the most recent pedestrian death in Las Vegas. “On October 16, 2016 at approximately 9:48 pm, a fatal auto vs pedestrian collision occurred on North Bruce Street south of East Owens Avenue.

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Family of German Couple Killed in Nevada Auto Crash Need Help

October 15, 2016

As we’ve been thinking more and more about this Nevada automobile crash that killed two German tourists, one thought lingers. We keep coming back to how hard being the family of someone killed in a crash is normally. It’s hard enough as it is. But when you combine that with being not only out of state, and not only being out of state but being out of country and not speaking the language, the horror just builds upon itself.

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German Couple Killed on Vacation in Las Vegas Area

October 12, 2016

A terrible traffic jam on Blue Diamond outside of Las Vegas took the lives of a German couple on vacation in Nevada. The two were here visiting from Germany when they were killed in this multiple vehicle accident. The Clark County Coroner has identified the victims, a man aged 78 year and a woman of 72 years of age. According to the coroner the two deaths were determined to be an accident. That does not mean that no person or company was at fault. It simply means that the two did not die out of intent or obviously identifiable criminal negligence, among other things.

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Legislature Debates Funding for More Cops to Lower Las Vegas Injuries

October 10, 2016

More cops may be coming to promote safety and cut down on injuries in Las Vegas. At least, that is what is being debated, again, in the Nevada Legislature. And again, it’s during a special session of the legislature, though this time it’s not a special session tacked on to the end of a regular session where they couldn’t get all their work done. This special session is about football, and somehow a sales tax increase for more police officers got tacked on to it. The last “more cops” bill followed a strange, winding path.

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Suspected DUI Causes Death of Las Vegas Motorcyclist

October 03, 2016

A man on a motorcycle died in a Las Vegas car accident yesterday. The cause of the fatal accident was initially reported to be a drunk driver. A trooper and spokesperson for this accident from the Nevada Highway Patrol indicated that the vehicle which is reported to have caused this accident was a Lexus. Heading south on Interstate 15, this vehicle was reported to have spun out of control from the left hand lane on the freeway. In the spin it struck a motorcycle and the man on it.

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Nevadans Help After Fatal Vehicle Accident

September 30, 2016

Nevada’s very own Joe Heck is making news for helping victims a vehicle accident in Las Vegas news. The accident occurred in a different state and actually several time zones away in West Virginia, according to the news report. Heck and senator and former presidential candidate Marco Rubio were reportedly leaving an event when they witnessed the accident. They stopped to render aid, though one person did die in the accident. They stayed at least until first responders arrived.

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Pedestrian Killed in Las Vegas Big Rig Accident Following Police Chase

September 30, 2016

You never know the details of a story, but sometimes you can’t help but speculate. Reading this article on a fatal Las Vegas pedestrian accident you might wonder if sometimes life might dole out its own justice. But let’s rewind the tape a little for anyone who hasn’t seen this sensational Las Vegas news. A man is wanted by the police in connection with a gun incident where one person is in the hospital with a critical injury. Police officers attempt to pull the guy over at around where Flamingo crossing the 95. The suspect attempted to flee arrest.

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