78-Year-Old Man Dead after 2-Car Collision near Wells Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (September 29, 2022) – Thursday morning, Kenn Lawrence Steffan lost his life in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 80.

The accident happened around 10:00 a.m., along the eastbound lanes of I-80 near Wells Avenue on September 8th.

According to reports, Steffan was traveling east in a 1993 Ford Ranger pickup-truck when he failed to slow down and lost control of the vehicle. As a result, the car veered to the left before rotating counter-clockwise, and continuing north and striking the concrete median.

A 2016 Dodge Ram pickup-truck, driven by William Johnson, then struck the Ranger on the left side.

The impact of the collision left Steffan with serious injuries. Responding crews rushed the victim to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Due to the extent of his condition, medics later pronounced 78-year-old Kenn Lawrence Steffan dead at 10:41 a.m.

Meanwhile, Johnson, the driver of the Dodge, remained unharmed in the crash.

The Sweet James team sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Kenn Lawrence Steffan. May you find comfort and strength during this difficult time.

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