Woman dies after head-on crash in Henderson

HENDERSON, Nev. -- A Henderson woman died Friday morning after a head-on crash near Lake Las Vegas, Henderson Police said.

According to police, at around 6:20 a.m., the woman was driving a Toyota Camry westbound on Lake Mead Parkway east of Lake Las Vegas Parkway when she drifted into the eastbound lane and hit a Toyota Prius head-on.

The woman was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she was pronounced dead several hours later. The driver of the Prius was also taken to the hospital but she is expected to survive her injuries.

The crash remains under investigation, but it does not appear that speed or alcohol were factors, police said.

The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the victim's name.


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