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UPDATE: Woman dies in crash near Russell, Boulder Highway

Posted at 3:31 PM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 01:55:07-04

A woman died in a crash Thursday afternoon.

Police reported the crash around 2:48 p.m. near the intersection of Boulder Highway and Russell Road. Police said a Dodge Caravan was turning left from southbound Boulder Highway to Russell Road when a Lincoln Aviator going north hit the Dodge on the right side.

Both the driver and passenger in the Dodge were taken to Sunrise Trauma. The passenger later died of her injuries while the driver, 85-year-old Nicholas White of Las Vegas has serious injuries.

The driver of the Lincoln had minor injuries and remained at the scene.

The intersection was shut down for hours as police investigated.

This was the 69th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction in 2016.