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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- An 80-year-old woman was killed in a southwest valley crash on Saturday evening, police said, marking the third traffic fatality of the day.

About 6 p.m. on October 17, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were called to the crash at Flamingo Road and Hualapai Way. 

Lt. Ken Nogle with Metro said a 2005 Porsche Cayenne was driving north on Hualapai when a 2013 Nissan Altima pulled out from a private drive. The Porsche hit the driver side of the Nissan.

The woman driving the Nissan was pronounced dead at the scene. The 21-year-old driver of the Porsche had minor injuries and stayed on scene. 

Impairment was not suspected, Lt. Nogle said. 

The woman was identified as Patricia Taplett from Las Vegas. Her death marked Las Vegas Metropolitan Police's 80th traffic fatality of 2020. 

At 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, police said a woman crossing the road was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver near Maryland and Twain. About 2 p.m., a man a motorcycle was killed when he crashed on Robindale Road. 

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