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UPDATE: I-15 cleared after deadly wrong-way crash near Moapa Valley

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Posted at 11:14 PM, Feb 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-05 08:47:30-05

5:20 A.M. FEB. 5 UPDATE: The Nevada Department of transportation is reporting that Interstate 15 has been cleared and the southbound lanes are open again.

MOAPA VALLEY (KTNV) -- Nevada Highway Patrol is responding to a deadly wrong-way crash on the Interstate 15 southbound near Moapa Valley.

The agency says a Sprinter van and a pickup truck are involved in the crash. The driver of each vehicle is dead.

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No other details were immediately available.

The coroner's office will release the identities of the deceased and their official causes of death.

As of 11:15 p.m., the southbound lanes of the interstate remained closed. Expect major delays and avoid the area.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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