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Woman faces reckless driving charges after fatal collision with skateboarder – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada 2022-05-19 18:16:11 –

Las Vegas (KTNV) — Destiny America Jimenez, 19, was booked for a reckless drive that caused serious harm after the crash that resulted in the death of a 15-year-old skateboarder.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police reported that Jimenez told officials that he drank alcohol and smoked marijuana before driving the 2018 Jeep Wrangler.

Police reported that while Jimenez was manipulating the jeep, “the boy was kicked out of the skateboard into the road before being hit by the rear right tire of the jeep.”

According to LVMPD, a 15-year-old boy died of an injury on May 17.His death marks 54 of LVMPDth Traffic-related deaths in the jurisdiction of 2022.

Crash investigation is an ongoing LVMPD report.

Related: 15-year-old being treated for life-threatening injuries after a skateboarding incident

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