2 dead in crash near Nellis Air Force Base
UPDATE: Nevada State Police say two drivers were killed in a crash Friday afternoon.
Trooper Ashlee Wellman said A gray Toyota sedan was traveling northbound on Las Vegas Boulevard. At the same time, A semi-flatbed was traveling southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard.
The gray Toyota made a left turn in front of the semi causing the front of the semi to hit the right of the Toyota. The semi continued southbound, hitting a wall of Nellis Air Force Base.
Crews transported both drivers to University Medical Center, but both were declared deceased before arriving.
The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the two killed in the crash as Jahmel Hassan Cochran, 20, and Ignacio Miguel Villarreal, 49. Both died from blunt injuries and their deaths were ruled an accident.
Trooper Wellman said it was too early to determine if speed or impairment were factors in the crash.
A wall of the Air Force base will need to be repaired, Trooper Wellman said.
Original story continues below.
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Nevada State Police and other emergency personnel are on scene of a deadly crash near Sloan Road on Las Vegas Boulevard just after 4 p.m. Friday afternoon.
Road closures are in place in both directions on Las Vegas Boulevard between Sloan Lane and Range Road.
Expect delays in the area.
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