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One Dead, One Injured in Crash Near Stephanie and Galleria | News

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One Dead, One Injured in Crash Near Stephanie and Galleria
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HENDERSON, Nev. - One person is dead and another is injured following an early morning accident near Stephanie Street and Galleria Drive.

The accident happened Monday at approximately 3:15 a.m. Monday. Henderson Police say a vehicle , driven by 24-year-old Jose Ortega-Guzman, veered off the road, struck a curb and vaulted into a desert area.

The 22-year-old male passenger in the vehicle was ejected and died at the scene of the accident. Ortega-Guzman was transported to Sunrise Hospital in very serious condition.

Police say speed and alcohol were factors in the crash. Northbound Stephanie was closed between Patrick Lane and Galleria while police investigated.

According to police, Monday's crash is the fifth deadly accident in their jurisdiction this year.

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