Latest News from News 3

Las Vegas News | Weather | Sports | Traffic - MyNews3

Woman killed in I-15 collision near NASCAR race ID'd

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/11/2013 8:59 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) – The Clark County coroner’s office has identified the woman killed Sunday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 15 that stalled traffic attempting to exit Las Vegas Motor Speedway for hours.

Rebecca Steeprow, 31, of Las Vegas died around 2:50 p.m. Sunday when Nevada Highway Patrol officers said she lost control of her four-door Volkswagen Beetle and collided with a semitractor-trailer hauling hay on I-15 near Cheyenne Avenue.

NHP says it suspects alcohol may have played a factor in Steeprow’s death.

Southbound traffic on I-15 was reduced to one lane and fans were advised to remain in the LVMS parking lot after Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

The driver of the semi was transported to UMC. He was not seriously injured.
Share

Slideshows

Popular Right Now:
Driver killed in 95 rollover accident identified

Updated: 7/29/2014 3:13:55 PM

A 48-year-old man was killed Monday, July 28, 2014, after a single-vehicle rollover accident on southbound U.S. 95 at Jones Boulevard. (Michelle Velez | MyNews3.com)
Poll


All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service
You may also view our Sitemap.

FCC assistance for any person with disabilities can be provided by contacting us at publicfilehelp@mynews3.com

KSNV Profile & Public Inspection Files

2014 NBCUniversal Media, LLC. All rights reserved. Portions by Broadcast Interactive Media

FOLLOW US!


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.