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UPDATE: Man killed after rear-ending semi-truck identified

Posted at 9:08 PM, Dec 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-14 16:33:48-05

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Thomas Peron from Clarksville, Tennessee.


A 49-year-old man died after his car rear-ended a semi-truck Monday evening.

The crash was reported around 6:20 p.m. on southbound Interstate 15 near Mile Marker 112, which is not far from Mesquite.

The man was driving a Mazda 4-door when he rear-ended the semi. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi-truck driver was not injured.

The right travel lane of southbound I-15 was blocked as the Nevada Highway Patrol investigated.

This is a developing story. Check back to 13 Action News for updates.