UPDATE: Man killed in Summerlin crash identified

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - UPDATE MAY 18: The Clark County Coroner identified 48-year-old Las Vegas resident Javier Vargas, Sr. as the man who died in this crash.


One person is dead and another injured in a crash Monday afternoon.

The crash was reported around 3:40 p.m. near West Flamingo Road and Marble Ridge Drive, not far from where Flamingo and Desert Inn roads meet in Summerlin. 

Police said a Toyota Sienna attempted to make a left turn from Marble Ridge Road onto Flamingo Road when it was struck by a Jeep Wrangler. Both vehicles overturned onto their sides. 

According to police, the Jeep was driving at an excessive speed.

Medical personnel on scene pronounced the 48-year-old male driver of the Sienna dead while a 17-year-old boy driving the Wrangler was transported to University Medical Center with what were later determined to be minor injuries.

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