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Driver Dies, Passenger Injured in East Las Vegas Solo Vehicle Crash

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, November 18, 2023 1:41 pm

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A driver died and a passenger was injured after a solo vehicle crash in east Las Vegas on Friday evening.

The collision occurred at 8:47 p.m. on Lamb Boulevard at Reno Avenue, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) officials. A Toyota Tundra pickup truck that was traveling north on Lamb Boulevard plowed through a dead end at Reno Avenue and crashed into “a galvanized steel chain link fence before colliding with a concrete block wall.”

When first responders arrived, emergency medical technicians determined that the driver, a 37-year-old man, had died at the scene of the crash. A passenger in the pickup, a 40-year-old man, was also injured. His injuries were described as minor by police officials.

According to LVMPD officials, the man’s death represents the 134th traffic-related fatality in the department’s jurisdiction for 2023. The collision remains under LVMPD investigation.

Credits: 8 News Now

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