Woman dies after 2-car crash in south Las Vegas

A 60-year-old woman died Tuesday after another driver ran a red light, then slammed into the woman’s car in the south valley.

The crash happened about 1:50 p.m. on South Decatur Boulevard, just north of Harmon Avenue, police said.

The 60-year-old woman was headed east on University Avenue, passing through the Decatur intersection, when a 21-year-old woman driving south on Decatur failed to stop at a red light.

The 21-year-old woman’s SUV plowed into the 60-year-old woman’s car. The 60-year-old was taken to University Medical Center’s trauma unit, where she later died.

The 21-year-old suffered minor injuries and remained at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation. The county coroner’s office will identify the woman who died once her family has been notified.

Contact Rachel Crosby at rcrosby@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @rachelacrosby on Twitter.

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