Leovigildo Morales Gomes : “Las Vegas Man Identified in Deadly Rollover Crash; Investigation Ongoing”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : LAS VEGAS – In a tragic incident that occurred nearly two weeks ago, a Las Vegas man has been identified as the victim of a deadly rollover crash in Clark County. The victim, Leovigildo Morales Gomes, aged 25, sadly succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, as confirmed by Nevada State Police.

The fatal crash took place on the evening of November 18th, at approximately 9:49 p.m., along State Route 161, specifically in the eastbound direction, just past mile marker 4. Responding swiftly to the incident, Nevada State Police arrived at the scene to find a Jeep Wrangler involved in the accident. It was determined that the vehicle’s driver had veered off the road for unknown reasons, striking a sign, before careening into a ditch, causing the vehicle to rotate and ultimately overturn.

The impact of the crash was severe enough to eject both occupants from the Jeep Wrangler. It was later revealed that Leovigildo Morales Gomes was the passenger in the vehicle, according to Nevada State Police. The driver’s condition and identity have not been disclosed at this time.

An ongoing investigation is currently being conducted by the Nevada State Police Highway Patrol Southern Command M.I.R.T (Multidisciplinary Investigation & Reconstruction Team). This specialized team will meticulously examine all aspects of the crash to determine the exact sequence of events and factors that led to the tragic outcome.

With this latest fatality, the Nevada State Police Highway Patrol – Southern Command has unfortunately recorded its 68th fatal crash of the year, resulting in a total of 82 lives lost on the roads in 2023.

This incident serves as a somber reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for drivers to remain vigilant at all times. As authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this tragic accident, it is crucial for all motorists to exercise caution and adhere to traffic regulations to prevent further loss of life on Nevada’s roads.

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