Detective Pronounced Dead after Tragic Car Accident near Centennial Parkway

LAS VEGAS, NV (June 13, 2022) – 45-year-old Detective Justin Terry was fatally struck by a steel crossbar in an accident on US 95.

The tragic incident occurred around 7:00 a.m., on Friday near Centennial Parkway.

Per reports, a southbound tractor-trailer with a large piece of construction equipment collided with a steel crossbar under the overpass.

The crossbar used to designate a low clearance for trucks then collapsed on top of a silver sedan that was traveling behind the trailer.

Firefighters were able to extricate the driver and begin life-saving measures. Despite life-saving efforts, the sedan driver was pronounced dead on scene.

Officials later identified the deceased victim as 45-year-old Terry. The police detective was a father of two who worked to apprehend sex offenders. He will be deeply missed by his community.

At this time, Las Vegas authorities ask anyone who has information to contact them immediately.

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. The team at Sweet James offers their deepest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of Justin Terry.

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