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Swiss Tourist Dies From Injuries in Crash Near Las Vegas

According to CBS, Las Vegas, the Nevada Highway Patrol says a Swiss tourist has died from injuries she suffered over the weekend in a two-vehicle crash on State Route 160 southwest of Las Vegas.The victim was identified Tuesday as 60-year-old Maria Graf of Switzerland.The patrol says she was a passenger in a Cadillac that failed to yield the right of way and pulled into the path of an oncoming pickup at about 9 a.m. Saturday at the intersection with State Route 158 near Blue Diamond. The truck hit the Cadillac, causing both vehicles to overturn. The Cadillac’s driver and two passengers in the F-150 pickup were taken to a Las Vegas hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation but the patrol says driver impairment was not a factor. The occupants of both vehicles all were wearing seatbelts.

First and foremost, our condolences go out to the family and friends of the victim in this tragedy. We hope for a speedy recover for all involved. If you are ever in an accident, it is so important for everyone to be aware of the help a lawyer can provide the victims. In situations like this, they can help you step-by-step through opening a claim, dealing with insurance companies, and more. Call Battle Born Injury Lawyers if you or a loved one have been in an accident and schedule a free consultation.