Woman dies in downtown car crash


64-year-old woman died after a two-vehicle crash downtown Thursday afternoon, Las Vegas police said.

The identity of the Las Vegas woman who died was not released.

Police said the woman was driving a Dodge Intrepid west on Gass Avenue at 12:09 p.m. when it was struck by a Ford Econoline traveling north on Fourth Street. The driver of the Econoline was identified as 20-year-old Jordan Jones of Las Vegas.

The woman and her passenger, Sammy Quemuel, 75, were taken to University Medical Center. The driver of the Intrepid died, Quemuel sustained moderate injuries.

Jones remained at the scene with moderate injuries.

The crash was the 47th traffic fatality under the jurisdiction of Las Vegas police in 2012.

 

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