LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal crash in the northwest Las Vegas Valley Friday morning.
According to NHP, the fatal crash at about 6:15 a.m. on Nov. 12 involved a commercial vehicle westbound on the northern 215 beltway, east of Sky Pointe Drive.
Preliminary details of the crash indicate that a concrete truck was broken down in the right travel lane.
At the same time, a white Ford Fiesta was traveling westbound in the same travel lane and did not appear to use any breaking, driving right into the rear of the truck.
NHP said that the driver, an unidentified woman, of the Ford Fiesta was pronounced deceased on scene. The passenger in the Fiesta was transported to UMC Trauma in critical condition.
The driver who was killed was identified by the coroner as Eddie Gulane Kyser, 63.
The driver of the truck remained on scene, uninjured, and was cooperating with investigators. Authorities do not suspect impairment with the driver of the truck.