54-Year-Old Man Declared Dead After Three-Car Collision near Cheyenne Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (May 30, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, a multi-vehicle crash at Interstate 15 claimed the life of Thomas Otken.

The accident took place just south of Cheyenne Avenue on May 16th, at around 2:38 p.m.

Nevada State Patrol reported a chain-like reaction crash involving three vehicles in the northbound area of I-15. A white Nissan van failed to stop and struck another white Nissan van which then crash into the back of a black Dodge minivan.

First responders took the driver of the first vehicle to UMC where he later died from the extent of his injuries. Police identified him as 54-year-old Thomas Otken.

Meanwhile, the occupants of the black van sustained minor injuries and received treatment at UMC. But the driver of the second white van refused hospital care even though they suffered from moderate injuries.

Authorities did not release any additional information at this time. However, the cause of the accident and factors involved remain under investigation.

Sweet James sends out their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of Thomas Otken. May you find comfort and strength during this devastating time.

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