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Las Vegas breaking news for February 12, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for February 12, 2018
Posted at 6:43 PM, Feb 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-13 07:39:52-05

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for February 12, 2018.

9:18 P.M.

Las Vegas police say one person is dead after a vehicle struck a motorcycle near Spring Mountain Road and Buffalo Drive at 7:37 p.m. The motorcycle rider is deceased. Fatal detail is on scene investigating the accident. 

7:51 P.M.

UPDATE: Theodore Huynh was just found and is ok.  

7:39 P.M.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Missing Persons section is asking the public's assistance in locating endangered missing person Theodore Huynh.

Theodore was last seen on February 12, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. in the area of Durango and Tropicana. Theodore was wearing a yellow Tommy Hilfiger jacket, tan pants and Nike sandals. Theodore may need medical attention. 

Anyone with information regarding Theodore Huynh or his whereabouts are strongly encouraged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 702-828-2907 or 702-828-3111, or by email at missingpersons@lvmpd.com.

7:24 P.M.

At 6:38 p.m. Clark County Fire Dept. received a call reporting a truck on fire near West Tropicana Avenue and South Decatur Boulevard. 

Upon arrival, it was discovered that the vehicle was a fuel truck that was parked near surrounding buildings. An additional 3 Engines, 1 Truck Company, 1 Rescue and 2 Battalion Chiefs were added to the call. The fire was put out at 6:55 p.m. and the truck received major damage.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. 

4:09 P.M.

A patrol officer tried to stop a vehicle in the area of East Flamingo Road and Nellis Boulevard at 4:09 p.m. when the driver sped off.

The officer did not chase but found the vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant a few blocks away. The driver of the vehicle took off running and has yet to be located.


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