Driver involved in fatal downtown crash arrested for impairment

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 24-year-old woman was arrested early Friday morning for impairment following a deadly crash that claimed the life of a man in downtown Las Vegas.

The crash was reported around 1:52 a.m. at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Gass Avenue.

According to Meto police, Daysia Brown, who was the driver of a Jeep was traveling eastbound on Gass and ran a red light at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard, colliding with a Toyota headed northbound. The passenger in the Toyota, a 50-year-old man, was transported to an area hospital and later died from injuries received in the crash.

The crash is under investigation. The victim’s identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

This marks the 140th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction since the beginning of 2021.

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