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Police: Woman fatally stabs man in car

This is the 5th deadly domestic incident this week
Posted at 11:29 PM, Jul 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-21 02:46:36-04

Las Vegas police are investigating after a man was stabbed by a female while he was driving on Highland Drive near West Sahara Avenue and Interstate 15 Friday evening.  He was transported to UMC where he was pronounced deceased. 

Police say the woman is in custody. 

The details surrounding the incident are not clear at this point.

According to detectives, the man and woman were the only two people inside the vehicle.

Sometime after 7p.m., police say the man crashed the car.

A passerby, who was trying to help, realized the driver had been stabbed with a knife.

The victim was transported to UMC where he died.

Detectives are questioning the woman. 

We're told that she was a passenger in the car.  This was a domestic incident.  The exact relationship between the victim and suspect has not been released.

This is the fifth deadly domestic incident this week in Las Vegas.