LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – Nevada State Police said a juvenile male died at a hospital following a crash late February.

On Feb. 23, police said a crash happened around 8:11 p.m. at the intersection of State Route 160 and Homestead Road. This is in the Pahrump area.

Police said the driver of a white Chevy Tahoe traveled southbound on SR160 approaching the intersection. At the same moment, the driver of a black Dodge Journey traveled eastbound on Homestead Road attempting to make a left turn onto SR160 with a green light signal.

Police said the driver of the Tahoe failed to obey the red traffic signal and entered the intersection, striking the Journey’s left side.

The local juvenile male was a passenger in the Journey. Police say he was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

“The investigation is being conducted by the Nevada State Police Highway Patrol – Southern Command Multidisciplinary Investigation & Reconstruction Team,” police said. “This marks the Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol – Southern Command’s 8th fatal crash, resulting in 8 fatalities for 2024.”

Police did not provide immediate details if speed or impairment was a factor. There were no details provided on the conditions of the other parties involved.


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