The coroner’s office confirms 16-year-old Makenzzi Lea Nix was killed in a crash on May 11 of multiple blunt force injuries.
Nix was in a truck with four other teenagers when it overturned on Sky Pointe Drive north of Kyle Canyon Road around 10 p.m. on Friday.
The driver, 19-year-old Nina Gateley, suffered major injuries. Police investigators said she displayed signs of impairment and charged her with driving under the influence.
The death marks the 44th traffic-related fatality for LVMPD of 2018.