Officers Arrest Christopher Thompson in Fatal Crash Near Warm Springs Road
Las Vegas, NV (October 21, 2023) – 18-year-old Isaiah Tecpa from California was killed in a DUI collision on Las Vegas Boulevard Friday morning.
The authorities received the crash report at 12:58 a.m. near Warm Springs Road.
Investigating officers said a 2011 Dodge Durango was southbound on Las Vegas Boulevard when it struck Isaiah Tecpa who was walking outside of a marked crosswalk
Unfortunately, Isaiah Tecpa was declared dead at the scene.
The driver of the Dodge, 37-year-old Christopher Thompson remained at the scene but showed signs of impairment. The authorities booked him into Clark County Detention Center on suspicion of DUI.
Officers are investigating.
Sweet Lawyers extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of Isaiah Tecpa. Our hearts are with you through these trying times.
Isaiah Tecpa Dies in Las Vegas Traffic Accident
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