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UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly overnight crash

Posted at 4:36 AM, Oct 01, 2016

UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner identified the 20-year-old male victim was identified as Eduardo Morales-Urrutia from Las Vegas.


A man has died after a Saturday morning crash.

It happened near H Street and Owens Avenue around 3 a.m.

A 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche was traveling north on H Street and was attempting to turn left on a green light. At the same time, a 2000 GMC Jimmy entered the intersection against a red light while traveling east on Owens Avenue.

The left front of the GMC hit the left rear of the Chevrolet. The Chevrolet came to rest in the intersection while the GMC left the roadway, overturned, and struck a light pole.

The 20-year-old driver of the GMC was pronounced dead at the scene. All other persons involved were taken to the hospital.

Police believe speed and alcohol were contributing factors to the crash. The driver of the Chevrolet showed no signs of impairment.