Wanted Man Arrested After Fatal Car Crash That Killed 6-Year-Old Child

May 6, 2021 | Ed Bernstein
Wanted Man Arrested After Fatal Car Crash That Killed 6-Year-Old Child A man wanted on a warrant in Oregon for domestic violence charges was arrested on the evening of April 28 in Nevada after he ran a red light and hit another car, killing a 6-year-old child. Reno police officers attempted to pull over Jesse Allen Bennett, 33, of Eugene before he attempted to escape and crashed into another car in a Reno intersection. The car struck the side of another vehicle that was carrying the 6-year-old child, who sadly passed away. Following the crash, Barrett attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended. A passenger in his car who also fled remains at large. According to police, Barrett was jailed on an Oregon warrant as well as Nevada DUI, felon in possession of a firearm, and other crimes. The Oregon charges against Bennett included attempted kidnapping, strangulation constituting domestic violence, assault constituting domestic violence, and failure to comply with terms of probation.   “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.