Authorities identified 5-year-old child killed in Pahrump car accident

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Giovanna Duran Death – Obituary : Authorities have identified Giovanna Duran as the 5-year-old child that was killed in a tragic car accident that happened on Sunday near Pahrump.

The crash happened on northbound State Route 16o when a car rear-ended another car, causing the second vehicle to fall onto the dirt shoulder before rolling over.

Giovanna was travelling with her family members in the overturned vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. While another child from the car was transported in critical condition to University Medical Center.

The driver of the other vehicle alongside six other passengers were taken to Desert View Regional Medical Center in Pahrump with injuries.

Factors contributing to the crash were not immediately made known.

The crash remains under investigation.