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Las Vegas woman identified as victim in fatal crash

Updated December 17, 2018 - 6:02 pm

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a Las Vegas woman as the person killed in a car crash in the southwest valley on Sunday morning.

Cheryl Thomas, 33, died of blunt force injuries, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. Her death was ruled an accident.

The Metropolitan Police Department responded about 4:10 a.m. Sunday to South Jones Boulevard, north of Sahara Avenue, where Thomas’ 2018 Mercedes-Benz C300 crashed into a fire hydrant and light pole and overturned, the department wrote in a release.

Thomas, who was the vehicle’s only occupant, was thrown from the vehicle. First responders pronounced the person dead at the scene, according to the release.

The crash marks the 132nd traffic-related death in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2018.

Contact Mia Sims at msims@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0298. Follow @miasims___ on Twitter.

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