CEO of Lee’s Discount Liquor Dies in Crash

December 2, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
CEO of Lee’s Discount Liquor Dies in Crash On November 19th the CEO of Lee’s Discount Liquor, Kenny Lee, was killed in a crash in Elko County.   Nevada Highway Patrol reported that the crash occurred at 10:30 a.m. on the highway of U.S. 93, near mile marker 24 which stands between Ely and West Wendover by the Nevada-Utah border.   The victim, Kenny Lee, was driving a white 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan. The other vehicle, with unidentified passengers, were in a white Ford pickup that was towing a flatbed trailer. After investigation, Nevada Highway Patrol found that Lee had failed to stay in one lane and crossed over to the northbound lanes of the US 93 while the Ford was traveling southbound. The Ford attempted to avoid the oncoming Dodge but the vehicles collided and partially hit each other head-on and with a sideswipe.   Lee was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.   The driver and passenger of the Ford suffered minor injuries and did not need further medical attention. The Ford driver remained at the scene and cooperated with Highway Patrol.   No impairment was suspected in the collision and the incident is still under investigation.   “Car accidents are on the rise in the Las Vegas area. At Edward M Bernstein and Associates, we take these accidents seriously. If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, we can help you. Call 702-996-3917. Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources. The information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention, and we will make adjustments. The photos included in these posts do not represent the actual accident scene.”


Ed Bernstein

Edward M. Bernstein, Esq. is the owner and founding partner of Edward M. Bernstein & Associates, and one of the most recognizable figures in Nevada. Ed is one of state’s premier personal injury attorneys and has hosted The Ed Bernstein Show for over 31 years. He has served the Las Vegas community for decades with dozens of community appointments and terms of service. In the year 2000, he was Nevada’s Democratic nominee for the United States Senate.

Ed received his B.A. from Long Island University in 1971 and his J.D. from Widener University in 1975. Since then, Ed’s professional accolades include numerous publications, honors and awards, court appointments, and has been named one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators.