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Passenger dies of injuries from helicopter crash near Red Rock

A second person has died from injuries suffered in an Oct. 23 helicopter crash near the Red Rock Visitor Center, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.

Howard Jameson, 27, from New Fairfield, Connecticut, died Friday at University Medical Center, the coroner’s office said.

Jameson was a passenger in the Robinson R44 helicopter that crashed at approximately 3:20 p.m. Wednesday about 20 feet from state Route 159, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The pilot, 53-year-old commercial aviator Scott Socquet of Milford, Connecticut, died at the hospital on the night of the crash.

The coroner’s office was still investigating Jameson’s cause of death Monday.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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