73-Year-Old Man Fatally Struck in Road Rage Crash on Desert Inn Road

LAS VEGAS, NV (July 2, 2021) – 73-year-old Marlin Smith died Thursday morning following a road rage accident on Desert Inn Road on Tuesday.

The accident happened in the area of Desert Inn Road and Boulder Highway on June 22.

According to police, Smith was critically injured when a Suburban driver ran him over during a road rage incident. According to witnesses, the Suburban cut him off while he was driving his green Jeep.

Later, police stopped a Suburban and detained two people, but no suspects were named at the time.

The surrounding area near Desert Inn Road was closed for a brief time, but has since reopened.

At this time, authorities have not released any additional information. Updates will be made available as soon as they become available.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our sincere sympathies are with the family and friends of Marlin Smith.


If you have lost a loved one in a tragic crash, reach out to the experienced lawyers at Sweet James. With over 20 years of combined experience in the legal field, they know what it takes to win your case. Their legal team has dealt with a variety of cases including auto accidents, personal injury, and wrongful death. Focus on grieving your loved one, and they will take care of the rest. Call them for a free consultation at (800) 975-3435. Click here to request a police report.

For more accident news, click here.

LA Weekly