Updated November 29, 2023 - 6:53 pm
Two women from the Las Vegas Valley were killed when their Mini Cooper convertible made a U-turn in front of a semitractor-trailer at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
The collision occurred about 2:50 p.m. Nov. 14 and was reported by the Nevada State Police on Wednesday.
Killed were driver Susan Fournier, 58, of Henderson, and passenger Diana Byrd, 60, of Las Vegas. Both died at the scene.
Police said the crash was on state Route 167 (Northshore Road).
The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating the crash. The deaths were the 78th and 79th traffic-related fatalities in the Southern Command’s jurisdiction this year.
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