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Intoxicated driver arrested after crash kills his passenger in Las Vegas
On Tuesday morning, a 42-year-old woman tragically died in a crash near Allegiant Stadium, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Police gathered that a 39-year-old woman had been driving a Nissan Titan north of S. Valley Boulevard and a 44-year-old man was driving a Ford pick-up truck on Hacienda Avenue approaching Valley View. The driver of the Nissan allegedly ”disobeyed a steady red light” and collided with the Ford at the intersection. The 42-year-old woman, a passenger in the Ford, was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The driver of the Ford was taken to UMC for further evaluation, while the two occupants of the Nissan were taken to UMC Trauma with ”substantial” injuries. The 39-year-old driver was booked for DUI-related charges.
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Jul 20, 2023The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that the death of the passenger in a Ford marked the 74th traffic-related death in its jurisdiction for 2023.
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