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Las Vegas police: 215 beltway closed for hours near Hualapai Way

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Posted at 2:23 PM, May 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-03 10:32:42-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says reports came in that an adult male jumped from the Hualapai Way overpass onto the 215 beltway in the north valley before 2 p.m. on May 2.

LVMPD officers along with assistance from Nevada Highway Patrol responded and closed the 215 beltway while medical personnel responded.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene, according to police.

No vehicles appear to have been struck by the man and officers were not present at the time.

Westbound 215 beltway from Durango Drive to Hualapai Way was closed while police investigated.

Authorities are saying the highway has reopened.

Originally, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada reported that a crash happened on the 215 northern beltway.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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