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Ceremony held for 'Tom Hawley Way' in remembrance of longtime Las Vegas traffic reporter

Posted at 12:29 PM, Oct 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-24 15:29:29-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The city of Las Vegas dedicated a portion of a street in memory of longtime traffic reporter Tom Hawley.

‘Chopper Tom’ worked for the local NBC news affiliate in Las Vegas for more than 30 years before recently losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.

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The ceremony took place on Saturday at Foremaster Lane and Bruce Street, where Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Councilman Cedric Crear joined Hawley’s friends and family for the event.