(LAS VEGAS) -- Miss California USA Alyssa Campanella won the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas Sunday night.
The 21-year-old redheaded beauty from Los Angeles received the crown over close friend and runner-up, Miss Tennessee USA Ashley Durham. A total of 51 contestants competed for the crown, including a representative from Washington, D.C.
Campanella succeeds Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih. She will compete in the Miss Universe pageant in Brazil this September.
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