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Hawaii woman killed in Las Vegas crash

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HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) - Authorities have identified a 68-year-old woman from Hawaii killed in a weekend crash in Henderson with a vehicle driven by a man accused of driving drunk, leaving the scene of an accident and hit & run.

The Clark County coroner's office said Monday that Edith Maddagan Jamon of Waipahu, Hawaii, died late Sunday at University Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Police say 36-year-old Jeffrey Robert Phelps of Henderson, was arrested after the 7:45 p.m. Sunday crash near the Henderson Executive Airport.

Phelps is accused of crashing a Nissan Altima into the back of a Toyota Rav4, then crashing head-on into a Toyota Camry.

Jamon was a passenger in the Camry. Two other people in the Camry and a passenger in the Rav4 were taken to the St. Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus.

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