Woman Killed, Kids Hurt In Construction Zone Crash

Witness- "Like She Didn't Have Brakes"

July 10, 2019 - 6:48 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - A 56 year old woman died and 4 kids in her vehicle were hurt after a crash in a central Valley construction zone on Tuesday morning.

The wreck happened around 10:30 near Washington and Decatur. Witnesses say a car invovled in the crash was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control, spinning out and eventually slamming into some construction equipment. A witness to the crash described it as it being like the woman lost the brakes on the car.

The woman, identified Wednesday morning as Rose Mary Modica, died at the hospital. The 4 kids with her in the car, all under the age of 10, suffered non life-threatening injuries. A constructon worker at the scene was also hurt, but no other injuries were suffered.

Washington was closed between Decatur and Valley View for hours as police investigated the accident.