Maurice Andreas Rucker killed when he loses control of car and rolls over multiple times.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

A man who died in a rollover crash on the southern 215 Beltway around the Decatur Boulevard exit Sunday morning has been identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.

Nevada Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash Sunday morning on the southern 215 Beltway westbound at the Decatur Boulevard exit.

Nevada Highway Patrol reported a fatal crash Sunday morning on the southern 215 Beltway westbound at the Decatur Boulevard exit.

According to highway patrol, a black BMW rolled over several times and came to rest in a rock area by the Beltway just before 7 a.m.

Maurice Andreas Rucker, 32, died on the scene.

Witness statements indicated the man was driving recklessly, in excess of 100 mph, highway patrol said.

Highway patrol reopened the westbound ramp to Decatur at about 10:45 a.m., after closing it during the investigation and cleanup.

People Involved: 
Maurice Andreas Rucker

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

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The 45-year-old woman was struck and killed by a van shortly before 6 a.m. Police say the woman pedestrian was not in a crosswalk when she was hit.

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