Driver ejected, killed in northwest neighborhood


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man driving an SUV was killed and a woman was injured in a late-night crash in a northwest Las Vegas neighborhood.

A 57-year-old man driving a 2005 Ford Expedition was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon.

The man was not wearing a seat belt.

Witnesses told police the SUV had a red light when it went into the intersection of Alexander and Cimarron roads just after 11 p.m. on Tuesday. The driver of the other car, Corrina Downs, 36, had moderate injuries and was taken to UMC Trauma.

The intersection was closed for several hours during the police investigation.

The crash, which marks the 64th traffic related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year, is still under investigation.

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