Las Vegas, NV — Clark County coroner identified three victims killed yesterday in three separate accidents along the roadways of the Las Vegas Valley.
Last Monday, a deadly mishap occurred at about 6:20 o’clock in the morning last at Interstate 15 along Lamb Boulevard. The victim was identified as 54-years-old, Farrilyn Gaston Diaz, who is resident of Las Vegas. She succumbed to critical injuries after her car collided with a semi-tractor trailer.
The 54-year-old Farrilyn Gaston Diaz was the first person to die in the trio-crash of the day as a result of a crash involving a semi-tractor trailer on Interstate 15 near Lamb Boulevard. Highway Patrol of Nevada reported that the incident happened at about 6:20 o’clock in the morning along the southbound lanes of the interstate.
No other information was given by the police regarding the collision of Diaz’s Buick with the tractor trailer. Highway Patrol learned that Diaz was traveling along no.I-15 Route when her car veered across the center and collided with a tractor trailer going south.
Las Vegas is proud of Farrilyn G. Diaz who was the 1st woman in Bakersfield College to become a champion in the regional track of Southern California. As a BC Track & a Field Hall of Fame member, she was competitor and winner in the 1977-78 track and field arenas. She gained victory in the SoCal regional in the shot put with a 39-11 in 1978. These and many more honor she brought to her hometown and Alma Mater.
Highway Patrol of Nevada stated that the car of Diaz was going north along 1-15 Route when for unknown reasons; it veered across the center median and crashed into truck going south. She succumbed at the scene. Thus, the life of one of Las Vegas greatest athletes ended
The second victim was identified by the coroner’s office as 86 year-old Ann Elizabeth Bursik. She was the pedestrian who was hit and killed along the areas of Rampart Boulevards and W. Lake Mead. The incident was reported by Metro police at 10:53 o’clock that morning.
Police stated that Bursik was outside the marked crosswalk when she was crossing Lake Mead. According to witnesses, the 86-year old pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk so she was hit by a car that was exiting a private drive.
The third fatality was Emily Kay, age three, from Henderson. The coroner released the identity of the little victim as Emily Kay of Henderson who was the lone fatal victim and last of the fatal trio for the day. The head-on- crash took place at the corner of Peeble Road and Eastern Avenue.
According to Metro police, Kay was riding a Nissan Maxima heading southbound on Eastern when it was hit by northbound vehicle that was negotiating a left turn.
Three-year old Kay and her father, Casey Barringer, were rushed to the Medical Center of the University Medical Center, where the little girl expired. The 29-year-old man was admitted with life-threatening injuries.
Police confirmed that Emily Kay was riding in the Nissan with her father on the wheels when it had head-on collision. This took place shortly after noon at the corner Peeble Road and Eastern Avenue. The car accident claimed the Emily Michelle Kay and hospitalized her father who sustained critical injuries.
At this moment the family is in need of financial assistance to make arrangements for the little girl. All donations will be forwarded to Tiffany Kay. They will be pleased with any donation, not only of money but linking to an internet page.
Other occupants of both vehicles were delivered to University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit for treatment of injuries.
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