78°F
weather icon Clear

Woman killed in U.S. 95 crash over the weekend identified

A woman killed in a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 95 north of Las Vegas on Saturday has been identified.

Nevada State Police said in a news release that 23-year-old Natalie Villegas was killed after her car was struck by 38-year-old Hetsel Campos from behind, causing both of their vehicles to overturn in the desert next to the highway.

Campos was charged with DUI, reckless driving and failing to decrease speed under certain circumstances, according to court records. He is expected in court for an initial appearance on April 18.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
As Calif. considers refinery profit caps, Arizona and Nevada fear rising gas prices

As the California Energy Commission considers adopting a rule to put profit caps on the state’s remaining 9 refineries — the only ones producing the state’s special gas formulation — Arizona and Nevada, which use California gas, could face higher gas prices.