Roy McClellan, who had worked odd jobs, had good days and he had bad days before the festival, his wife said. But the shooting’s aftermath was a blow, worsening his existing troubles. Then, on Nov. 17, she learned he’d been killed. A driver on State Route 160 in Pahrump hit him and sped away.
Seeking closure, 38-year-old California resident James Marrs was returning to Las Vegas for the first time since the Oct. 1 country music festival shooting. Marrs had been driving for about two hours when the news alert flashed on his phone screen: “Deadly shooting at Texas church.”