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Councilwoman-state treasurer hopeful hurt in Las Vegas car crash

Michele Fiore
AP Photo/John Locher, File
FILE - Michele Fiore participates in a debate in Henderson, Nev., April 26, 2016.

A Las Vegas City Council member who is running as a Republican for Nevada state treasurer was recovering Tuesday from face and head injuries after she was injured in a car crash.

Details about the crash were not provided, but Michele Fiore’s campaign aide, Rory McShane, said in an email that Fiore suffered a broken orbital bone and head trauma in the Monday crash.

Las Vegas police said the crash happened about 9:15 p.m. near a busy crossroads in northwest Las Vegas. An incident report was not immediately available.

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A Fiore campaign statement said she was released Tuesday morning from University Medical Center after treatment for a concussion, several broken bones and bruises.

Fiore has been a City Council member since 2018.