Driver killed in 215 Beltway rollover identified - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Driver killed in 215 Beltway rollover identified

Posted: Updated:

Authorities released the name of a driver who died in a rollover crash just off the 215 Beltway on Sunday.

According to the Clark County Coroner's Office, Maurice A. Rucker, 32, of Las Vegas, was the person who died in the incident. The cause and manner of death was not immediately released.

According to Trooper Jeremie Elliott of Nevada Highway Patrol, the crash happened at 6:53 a.m. near the intersection of the 215 Beltway and Decatur Boulevard.

A black BMW was traveling west on the 215, when the car drove into the rocks between the freeway and the Decatur westbound on-ram, according to NHP.

Elliot said the car rolled several times, and the driver was thrown from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Elliot said.

Witnesses at the scene said the black BMW was driving recklessly before the crash, reaching speeds of more than 100 mph, according to Elliot.

The driver was not wearing his seatbelt, Elliot said.

Copyright 2014 KVVU (KVVU Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly
Fox 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2018, KVVU Broadcasting Corporation, Las Vegas, NV and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.