Candlelight Vigil Tonight Will Honor Nevada State Troopers
A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at Allegiant Stadium to honor two fallen Nevada State Troopers.
The Las Vegas Community Is Invited To A Vigil To Honor To Nevada State Troopers
Sergeant Michael Abbate and Trooper Alberto Felix stopped to check on someone who had pulled over to the side of the road on I-15 in. A car struck the troopers shortly after. One trooper died of injuries at the scene. The other trooper was transported to the UMC Trauma Center where he later died from his injuries, CBS reported.
A candlelight vigil will be held to honor both officers this evening, from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, at Allegiant Stadium. It will be held in Lot E at the stadium. According to a post from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, you can enter Lot F off of Dean Martin for easy parking.
The vigil is hosted by the Injured Police Officers Fund. It is open to the public.
Memorial Services WIll Be Held For Both Troopers
There will be individual memorial services for both of the fallen officers, that the public is also invited to attend.
Nevada State Trooper Alberto Felix’s service will be held on Friday, December 8, at 10:30 am, at Central Christian Church, in Henderson. On Monday December 11, Sergeant Michael Abbate’s service will be held at 10:30 am. Also at Central Christian Church.
If you are planning to attend any of these services, please allow yourself plenty of time to get there, to park, etc. These will be heavily attended, with good reason.
If you cannot attend in person, but would like to share in the services for Sergeant Michael Abbate, and Trooper Alberto Felix, the services will also be available on live stream on the Nevada State Police YouTube channel.
Our hearts, and our love go out the families of these officers.