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79-year-old man dead in west Las Vegas crash near Bruce Trent Park

Posted at 9:53 PM, Jan 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-14 10:06:19-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police are investigating a deadly crash near Bruce Trent Park in west Las Vegas.

Officers responded to the scene shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Thursday near Rampart Boulevard and Tournament Hills drives.

Authorities say a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by a 39-year-old woman with three teenage passengers, was leaving the park making a southbound turn onto Rampart Boulevard.

At the same time, a 1991 Toyota Camry, driven by a 79-year-old man, was traveling northbound on Rampart Boulevard, south of Tournament Hills Drive, in the middle travel lane.

A crash occurred when the Silverado drove in front of the Camry, police say.

All occupants of the Silverado were transported to Summerlin Hospital in an ambulance.

The driver of the Camry was transported to UMC Trauma in an ambulance. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. His identity will be released at a later time by the coroner's office.

His death marks the 7th traffic-related death in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year 2022.

This crash remains under investigation by the LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section.

This story was updated with more information provided by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.


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