74-Year-Old Woman Dies in Auto Collision on Katie Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (March 16, 2022) – Wednesday afternoon Connie Sheets was killed in a car accident on South Jones Boulevard.

Las Vegas Police said the crash took place in the 3800 block of South Jones Boulevard, around 2:09 p.m.

According to reports, the driver of a southbound black Chevrolet Cruz was speeding, approaching Katie Avenue. For reasons unknown, the Chevy then struck a northbound black Hyundai Sonata.

The driver of the Hyundai died at the scene, while the other two people involved sustained minor injuries. Authorities later identified the deceased victim as 74-year-old Sheets, of Las Vegas.

All remaining occupants of both vehicles were transported to the UMC trauma with various injuries.

The surrounding area was closed off for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

At this time, further circumstances surrounding the deadly crash remain under active investigation.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Connie Sheets. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.


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