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(Jason Westerhaus/FOX5)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police investigated a double-fatal crash in the northeast valley Monday night.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the crash happened around 8:10 p.m. Dec. 30 in the parking lot of 3030 North Lamb Boulevard south of Cheyenne Avenue.

LVMPD said a 2000 GMC Yukon was traveling northbound on Lamb north of Cecile Avenue and exited the roadway, entering the parking lot. The Yukon hit a parked flatbed semi-trailer, moving it about 20 feet, according to police.

The driver and passenger in the Yukon were pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the victims as Kevon Jackson, 23, and Brandy Mitchell, 33, from Las Vegas. 

According to the coroner, both of them died from multiple blunt force injuries and their deaths were ruled as an accident. 

The crash marks the 113th and 114th traffic-related fatalities in LVMPD's jurisdiction for 2019. The collision remains under investigation.

This was the second fatal crash of the evening. At about 4 p.m., police said a woman was killed in a crash at Tropical Parkway and Torrey Pines.

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ApathyMinion

Did you get an accurate body count for the year FOX5 ? It is the last day of the year.

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