Woman dies in crash at intersection of Decatur and Smoke Ranch

A 37-year-old North Las Vegas woman died early today after being rear-ended at the corner of Decatur Boulevard and Smoke Ranch Road, Las Vegas police said.

According to police, the woman was waiting at a red light at the intersection around 5:17 a.m. when her 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier was rear ended by a 21-year-old male driver.

The woman, who was not identified by Las Vegas police, was traveling westbound when she was struck and killed.

She and the other driver, John Flores, were transported to University Medical Center, where the woman was pronounced dead.

Police believe alcohol and high speed may have been a factor.