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February 22, 2013 at 8:06 PM

Maple Valley woman among the dead in crash at Vegas shooting scene

Sandra Sutton-Wasmund, 48, of Maple Valley (Family photo via KING 5)

A Maple Valley woman is one of three people who died early Thursday morning in a fiery crash caused by a Las Vegas Strip shooting , the Clark County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s Office said Friday.

Sandra Sutton-Wasmund, a former board member of the Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce, was in a taxi that caught fire after it was struck by a Maserati at about 4:30 a.m. The taxi driver also was killed, according to the station.

A black Range Rover detectives are still looking for allegedly shot at the Maserati. Driving the Maserati was an aspiring rapper named Kenneth “Kenny Clutch” Cherry Jr., who was also killed. Four others were injured at the shooting scene.

Sutton, 48, served as a board member of the Maple Valley Black Diamond Chamber of Commerce from 2004 to 2011 before becoming its marketing representative, according to the chamber’s website. The site says she owned All Service Plumbing in Maple Valley along with her husband.

Debbie Tvedt, an office manager at the plumbing company, told the Associated Press that Sutton-Wasmund co-owned a dress shop called The Dazzled Dame and had gone to Las Vegas with her partner in the shop for a trade show.

Her family also released a short statement Friday.

“Sandi was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister,” the statement said. “Her innocent and tragic loss will be felt by all of those who knew and loved her and by the community at large. “

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