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Las Vegas driver dies nearly month after multiple-vehicle crash on Rancho Drive

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Posted at 2:23 PM, Sep 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-15 09:38:00-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — A driver from Las Vegas has died in a crash that involved several vehicles back in August.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports 36-year-old Marie Leatham-Davis passed away on Sept. 10 from her injuries suffered in that crash that occurred at Rancho Drive and Jones Boulevard on Aug. 20.

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Four vehicles were involved in the original collision that happened at about 8:20 a.m. when a 2020 Dodge Charger failed to stop at a red traffic signal while traveling southbound on Rancho Drive.

The vehicle then impacted a 2016 Hyundai Elantra driven by Leatham-Davis with the impact sending it into a Lincoln Navigator that was stopped at the intersection.

The Lincoln was then pushed into a Ford Focus with the driver of the Navigator suffering minor injuries.

None of the drivers involved in the collision showed any signs of impairment, according to Las Vegas police.

Leatham-Davis' death marked the 95th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD's jurisdiction for 2021.