LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It’s a heartbreak no dad or mum ought to should undergo — the loss of a kid.
On Sept. 16, 2021, Markisha Davis misplaced her 14-year-old son in a automobile crash. North Las Vegas police say the driving force was impaired. Now, that grieving mom desires to honor his reminiscence and ship a message to the neighborhood.
The lifetime of Vernon Curry was minimize brief on the intersection of Lake Mead Boulevard and Walnut Highway. The teenager was on his strategy to Desert Pines Excessive Faculty however by no means made it. He was a passenger in one of many three autos concerned within the crash.
Based on police, the driving force of a field truck, Derek Herman, ran a pink mild inflicting the crash. He was arrested for DUI.
Davis stated she desires drivers to grasp the results of their actions and is asking drivers to decelerate, to concentrate, and to by no means drink and drive.
“You’re not going to get there any sooner, you may take a life and also you don’t know what you’re doing to different folks’s households. That man bailed out and what that man did to me and my household, he won’t ever know what he took as a result of nothing impacted his life like mine. My 14-year-old son died and he was excited for college, he needed to go to the military. He had a shiny future,” Davis stated.
She hopes her message will resonate with folks and make an impression on drivers. Davis stated her son was younger and simply beginning his freshman 12 months. He was enthusiastic about his future and ultimately needed to turn out to be a nurse.