LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – A 15-year-old girl was killed in a crash, according to Henderson Police.

The crash happened on Feb. 26 at around 4:30 p.m. near Via Da Vinci Avenue and Rivoli Street, near Via Inspirada and Bicentennial Parkway. According to police, a gray SUV was traveling westbound on Via Da Vinci while a pedestrian was on a motorized scooter, crossing outside of a crosswalk. The SUV hit the pedestrian, who was taken to a hospital where she later died.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 15-year-old Madilyn Peterson. She died from blunt force injuries and her death was ruled an accident.

HPD said speed and impairment are not considered factors in the crash. It’s the seventh traffic-related fatality for Henderson in 2024.


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