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UPDATE: Woman killed in Flamingo crash named

Posted at 11:50 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-06 15:35:20-04

UPDATE: The Clark County coroner has identified the woman killed in the crash on Flamingo Road near U.S. 95 as 70-year-old Emma Marie Schaffer of Henderson.


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Nevada Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Wednesday night near U.S. 95 and Flamingo Road.

The crash was reported at 10:46 p.m. According to Nevada Highway Patrol, a 29-year-old male driving a blue Mazda was heading eastbound on Flamingo near the interstate when he failed to stop for a red light.

He hit a Nissan Sentra and then a red Toyota Camry.

The 71-year-old female driver of the Camry was pronounced dead at the scene.

29-year-old Denis Baldwin received minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. After he was released, he was booked into Clark County Detention Center on one charge of DUI resulting in death.

Another car traveling in the westbound lanes of Flamingo was also involved. No other injuries were reported.