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Driver, a 32 year old man was killed in Las Vegas overnight
Early Monday morning, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported a fatal accident that occurred at 12:15 a.m. at S. Durango Drive and W. Desert Inn Road. According to police, a 2021 Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man was traveling northbound on Durango at high speeds. When the driver left the intersection, the car lost control and veered off the road, striking signs, landscaping, and 3220 S. Durango Drive before coming to rest on its passenger side in a private driveway. The driver was transported to UMC where he later succumbed to his injuries. The Dodge had a passenger, 31-year-old Sherell Dupree, who sustained minor injuries. Additionally, a pedestrian, 36-year-old Erika Gibbons, was struck by debris from the accident and sustained minor injuries.
No more information is available at this time.
May 01, 2023
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported this as the 42nd traffic-related fatality in its jurisdiction for 2023.
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