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2 die in Saturday night crash

Joyce Lupiani

2 die in Saturday night crash

CREATED Apr. 8, 2012

Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- A 68-year-old man and his 65-year-old passenger died late Saturday in a three-vehicle crash in Henderson.

The accident happened at about 11:20 p.m. Saturday night on Sunset and Eastgate roads.

The 68-year-old man was driving a 1995 Windstar minivan northbound on Eastgate Road when he struck a 2009 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Elfriede Cook, 76.

The minivan rolled onto its side and slide through the intersection into the path of a 2006 Hyundai Elantra drive by Mary Brooks, 18.

The man and his female passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.

Cook, her passenger and Brooks were taken to St. Rose Siena Hospital for treatment.

Preliminary reports suggest that the accident was the fault of the 68-year-old driver.

The Clark County coroner's office will release the names of the deceased after their families have been notified.

So far this year, there have been five traffic-related fatalities in Henderson,

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