1 dead after SUV rear-ends semi

One person is dead after an SUV rear-ended a semi-truck near Cheyenne Avenue and Commerce Street.

North Las Vegas police say the crash happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday. A preliminary investigation suggests that the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed when it collided with the semi.

The 29-year-old driver of the SUV, who was also the only one in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported.

The Clark County Coroner's Office will identify the victim at a later date. This is the 5th vehicle fatality in North Las Vegas in 2018.

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