News update: Police release more information on fatal Paradise crash

LAS VEGAS, NV – The LVMPD has released the identity of the woman killed in a Paradise crash last month.

First responders reported to the intersection of Tropicana Ave and Nellis Blvd after receiving reports of a collision involving two vehicles around 5:43 a.m. on June 23.

Amanda Cook, 33, was driving a Hyundai Elantra west on Tropicana Ave near the intersection of Nellis Blvd when she failed to slow down and struck the back of GMC C2500 operated by Justin Mullenix, 42.

Cook was taken by ambulance to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Investigators believe Cook may have been impaired at the time of the crash. The driver of the GMC was unharmed.

The Coroner’s office notified LVMPD of Cook’s death on June 29. Cook died at 10 a.m. on June 27 from injuries sustained in the crash.

LVMPD’s Collision Investigation Section is investigating the crash.

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