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Passenger killed, driver sought in crash on Flamingo near Rainbow

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A passenger of a vehicle died Thursday after a crash involving three vehicles on West Flamingo Road near Rainbow Boulevard.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, a call of the crash came in at 5:32 p.m. on Flamingo at Redwood Drive, which is located just east of Rainbow.

Citing witness statements and evidence, police said a 2008 Nissan Titan and a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt were heading eastbound on Flamingo Road towards Torrey Pines Drive. A 2010 Ford Shelby GT500 was heading west on Flamingo Road, west of Torrey Pines Drive when it lost control and crossed the center median into the eastbound lanes of Flamingo Road. The Nissan struck the right side of the Ford then the Chevrolet struck the right front of the Ford was hit by the Chevrolet. The Ford and Nissan eventually came to a stop in the eastbound lanes of Flamingo Road and the Chevrolet stopped in an undeveloped area. 

Police said the passenger, a 27-year-old woman, in the Ford was pronounced deceased by the coroner's office. 

The driver of the Nissan sustained moderate injuries and the driver of the Chevrolet sustained minor injuries. Both were transported to University Medical Center for treatment, police said. 

Police were seeking the driver of the Mustang, who left the scene after the crash.

The Clark County Coroner's Office will later release the identity of the deceased. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro's collision investigation section at 702-828-3128. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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