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Fallen NV Energy Employee Identified

(Las Vegas, NV) —  An NV Energy employee who fell and died while working on power lines has been identified as Herbie Dempsey Goforth III, the Clark County Coroner’s Office said.

Las Vegas police spokesman Jose Hernandez says a caller from the Apex Industrial Park reported a man had fallen from a tower shortly after noon on Tuesday.

Hernandez says the caller requested an air ambulance, but first responders later determined the man had died.

A spokeswoman for the utility issued a statement saying the company is mourning the loss of one of its NV Energy family members.

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