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UPDATE: Coroner identifies men killed in double fatal wrong-way crash on U.S. 95 in Las Vegas

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Posted at 11:23 AM, May 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-02 15:57:51-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE JUNE 2: The Clark County Coroner has identified the two men who were killed as 71-year-old Porfirio Robledo Gonzalez and 42-year-old Rudolfo Robledo-Aguilera. Both men were from Las Vegas and both deaths were due to blunt force injures. The coroner also ruled both deaths accidents.

Nevada Highway Patrol reports a double fatal wrong-way crash on U.S. 95 south of Rancho Drive.

Two people are confirmed dead, authorities say, and impairment is suspected.

NHP says two trucks were involved in the crash, a silver truck, and a white truck.

According to police, the silver truck was driving the wrong way on U.S. 95 and crashed into the white truck.

Both people in the white truck were pronounced dead on the scene.

NHP says the wrong-way driver of the silver truck was transported to UMC in serious condition.

Northbound U.S. 95 is closed at Interstate 15.

NHP says to expect major delays and find an alternate route.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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