UPDATE: 90-year-old woman identified in deadly crash at Tropicana, Sandhill

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UPDATE: The female victim who was killed in Tuesday afternoon’s crash at the intersection of Tropicana and Sandhill has been identified as 90-year-old Georgette Greene of Las Vegas.

The cause of death has been determined to as blunt chest trauma, manner is accidental.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police say a Las Vegas woman has died following a crash involving three vehicles at the intersection of Tropicana and Sandhill Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at approximately 3:36 p.m. on Dec. 21.

According to police, the driver of a 2017 Nissan Altima was traveling westbound on Tropicana approaching Sandhill when the driver of a 2011 Honda was turning left from eastbound Tropicana to northbound Sandhill when the traffic signal displayed a flashing yellow arrow.

A deadly crash shut down the intersection at Tropicana and Sandhill Tuesday afternoon.

A crash occurred when the front of the Nissan impacted the right front of the Honda.

The force of the crash then redirected the Nissan into a 2015 Jeep Cherokee that was stopped at the intersection.

Police say the driver of the Honda, a 90-year old woman from Las Vegas, was taken to Sunrise Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The driver of the Nissan vehicle remained at the scene and did not show signs of impairment.

The death marked the 146th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2021.

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