Waipahu woman dies in Nevada car crash

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A crash in Nevada claimed the life of a 68-year-old Waipahu woman on Sunday.

Edith Maddagon Jamon died after the car she was riding in was struck head-on by another vehicle near the Henderson Executive Airport.

She was taken to the hospital where she later died.

The driver of the other car, 36-year-old Jeffery Phelps of Henderson, was arrested for drunk driving and hit-and-run charges after police say he tried to walk away from the scene.

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