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Las Vegas breaking news for January 9, 2018

Posted: 8:02 AM, Jan 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-10 18:16:28Z

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for January 9, 2018.

3:40 P.M.

North Las Vegas Police say that one of the pedestrians that were hit earlier today died at the hospital. The Clark County coroner will release name and age of pedestrian after relatives have been notified. READ MORE

2:42 P.M.

Intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue is closed because of flooding. Motorists should choose alternate routes. 

2:35 P.M.

A fatal crash is being reported by Nevada Highway Patrol on State Route 163, also known as Laughlin Highway. NHP says one person was pronounced dead on the scene. UPDATE 5:20 P.M.: NHP has reported this crash is not fatal. 

2:23 P.M.

2 people have been hit by a vehicle near Centennial Parkway and 5th Street. North Las Vegas Police say they are in critical condition. The intersection is closed. Drivers should avoid the area. 

2 P.M.

A semi crash is causing major traffic delays on Interstate 15, near Charleston Boulevard. FULL STORY

7:50 A.M.

An elderly man has been transported to University Medical Center Trauma after being found unconscious in an apartment fire on 1620 Córdoba Lane, near Decatur Boulevard and Vegas Drive.

7:23 A.M.

UPDATE: Nevada Highway Patrol is now reporting that the crash was non-fatal and the man is in critical condition.

Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash on Washington Avenue and the Interstate 15.