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UPDATE: Driver attempting to pass another car before fatal crash

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Posted at 10:56 AM, Apr 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 19:43:57-04

APRIL 15 UPDATE: More information has been released about the fatal crash that killed a 26-year-old male on April 14.

According to the report for the crash, a Dodge Challenger was attempting to pass a Honda driven by an older woman when the Challenger hit the Honda.

The Challenger was redirected and the drive over-corrected. The car then left the road and hit a tree, uprooting it from the ground. The Challenger came to rest on its roof.

The man inside the Challenger was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Honda driver stayed on the scene and did not show any signs of impairment.

This was the 32nd traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred Wednesday morning in the west part of town.

Officers report a single-vehicle collision occurred on West Lake Mead Boulevard at Springfield Street, west of Rampart Boulevard, at about 9:50 a.m.

Eastbound Lake Mead Boulevard is closed at the crash scene, according to authorities.

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