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February 18, 2019

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Woman dies after crashing into disabled vehicle on 215 Beltway

Nevada Highway Patrol officials say a Las Vegas woman has been killed after her car struck a disabled vehicle on the 215 Beltway near the Sahara Avenue exit.

They say the accident occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday.

The car that was disabled near an off-ramp of the freeway and unoccupied at the time.

Highway Patrol officials say a driver veered off the road and struck the rear of the disabled vehicle for an unknown reason.

The 46-year-old woman was transported to a Las Vegas hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

Authorities say it's unclear if impairment was factor in the fatal accident and the woman was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.