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Boy, 10, dies of injuries 6 days after fiery Las Vegas crash

Updated Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 | 11:20 a.m.

Authorities say a 10-year-old boy who was pulled by passers-by from a burning car after a high-speed vehicle crash in Las Vegas died after six days in a hospital.

The Clark County coroner said today that Zion Jimenez died Friday at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.

He was critically injured Sept. 15 in a Nissan Altima that slammed into a Toyota Camry at a southeast Las Vegas crossroads.

Police say the driver of the Nissan, 23-year-old Jonathan Mora, fled the scene of the crash and is being sought on criminal charges.

Police say an injured 20-year-old passenger also was rescued from the Nissan, and the 62-year-old driver of the wrecked Toyota Camry also was seriously hurt.

Witnesses told police the Nissan was going more than 100 mph before the crash.