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Heidi Perkins, 36 years-old killed in auto accident in Las Vegas, NV
The Nevada Metropolitan Police Department has reported a fatal crash in Clark County. The incident, which occurred at East Sahara Avenue and McLeod Drive, resulted in the death of 36-year-old Heidi Perkins, the passenger of a 1994 Ford Mustang. The driver of the Mustang, 37-year-old Taurean Henderson, was arrested and charged with driving without a license or insurance. The driver of the other vehicle, a 2018 Hyundai Accent, was identified as 35-year-old Kenneth Kaminski, who was booked on charges of DUI. Authorities have indicated that impairment is being considered as one of the factors that led to the fatal crash. Perkins was pronounced dead when she was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.
No more information is available at this time.
December 26, 2022
Out of every 100,000 residents in the state of Nevada, 3.3 people died due to a drunk driver, compared to 2.8 people out of every 100,000 nationally.
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