Coroner identifies man killed when car hits a parked van
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) — A man not wearing a seat belt was killed early today when his Cadillac hit a parked conversion van in the south end of the valley.
The man has ben identified as Las Vegas resident Terry William Jones, 41. His official cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.
Metro said Jones was driving a 2003 Cadillac DeVille east on East Richmar Avenue (near South Bermuda Road and East Silverado Ranch Boulevard) when he hit the rear end of a 2012 van that was parked near the south curb.
The accident report said the vehicles remained together as they slip to a stop and struck a light pole that then fell onto the Nissan.
Jones was transported to St. Rose Dominican’s Siena Campus, where he was pronounced dead.
The death was the 86th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.