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UPDATE: Driver died from crash that happened in June near Tropicana, Nellis Boulevard

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Posted at 7:53 AM, Jun 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 01:58:28-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE JULY 8: On June 29, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's Fatal Detail was notified by the Coroner's Office of a delayed death.

According to authorities, the driver of the Hyundai Elantra, Amanda Cook, from the collision on June 23 had been pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital.

The coroner's office says her death was pronounced at 10:10 a.m. on June 27..

Her death marks the 69th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD's jurisdiction for the year 2021.

This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.

ORIGINAL STORY: Las Vegas police are on the scene of a serious crash at Tropicana Avenue and Nellis Boulevard.

The crash was reported around 5:45 a.m.

Police say that one person was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Their Fatal Detail has responded to the scene.

The intersection is currently blocked. Motorists should expect delays.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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