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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in incident at McCarran International Airport Wednesday night

McCarran International Airport services Southern Nevada and was the ninth busiest by passenger volume in the United States as of 2019.
Posted at 12:34 AM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-21 14:31:44-04

UPDATE 6/21: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in the incident as 36-year-old Anthony Speller. His death was due to blunt force injuries after a motor vehicle mishap. Speller's death was ruled an accident. The coroner also cited the location of the man's death as the airport tarmac.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A spokesperson with McCarran International Airport says there was a "vehicular accident involving a ground services employee" around 9 p.m. on Wednesday "resulting in a loss of life."

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it has been notified of the fatality and is currently investigating the incident that occurred at the airport.

Read the full statement from the airport spokesperson below:

It is with great sadness that we confirm a vehicular accident involving a ground services employee has taken place at McCarran International Airport this evening, resulting in a loss of life. The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation. The airport will release no further information and will refer questions to OSHA. Our thoughts and prayers are with all involved.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.