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Crash on U.S. 93 kills Chinese tourist

KINGMAN - A 67-year-old man was killed Thursday after the driver of the Toyota sedan he was a passenger in ran a stop sign on US 93 at Pierce Ferry Road.

Yaosen Jin, of Shanghai, China, died at the scene of the noontime crash. According to the Department of Public Safety, the driver was traveling south on the highway and turned onto Pierce Ferry Road, but failed to yield to northbound traffic when the Toyota Corolla was struck by a Toyota Tacoma pickup.

The driver was taken by air ambulance to a Las Vegas hospital with critical injuries. A less seriously injured passenger was taken by ground, according to DPS spokesman Bart Graves. The occupants of the Tacoma were not injured.