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44 year-old woman killed in auto accident – Las Vegas NV


Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has reported that a driver involved in a car crash on January 2, 2023 near Rainbow Boulevard and Westcliff Drive has been pronounced deceased. On the day of the incident, evidence was gathered that indicated a 44-year-old woman was driving a Nissan south on Tenaya Way, which turns into Antelope Way south of the intersection. At the same time, a 30-year-old woman was driving a Toyota eastbound on Westcliff Drive and was approaching the intersection. According to the police, the driver of the Nissan failed to stop at a solid red traffic signal and collided with the Toyota. The driver of the Nissan was taken to UMC Trauma and the driver of the Toyota was confirmed to have minor injuries, but showed no signs of impairment. Unfortunately, the 44-year-old driver of the Nissan was pronounced deceased on Sunday by the Clark County Office of the Coroner Medical Examiner.

No more information is available at this time.

January 10, 2023



This drivers death is now the 4th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPDs jurisdiction for 2023, police said.

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