The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred on Rancho Drive north of Palomino Lane. A motorcycle struck a raised median and a light pole. The two on the motorcycle were pronounced deceased at the scene. READ MORE.
LVMPD Traffic responded to a crash at Rancho/Palomino. A motorcycle failed to maintain the lane; traveled onto the median; hit a light pole, and ejected both rider and passenger. Both occupants were determined deceased on scene.
This crash is LVMPD 's 2nd/3rd fatality of 2021. pic.twitter.com/ywQhF0Eq01
— LVMPD Traffic Bureau (@LVMPD_Traffic) January 3, 2021
Las Vegas police are investigating a homicide scene in the 6900 block of Dunsbach Way where a man was found dead after a house party. READ MORE
UPDATE JAN. 26: The Clark County Coroner has identified the woman as 27-year-old Alexandra Michele McCarter. Her death was due to multiple blunt force injuries and it was ruled an accident.
Henderson police are investigating a deadly crash involving a 27-year-old pedestrian on Boulder Highway near Major Avenue. Lane closures were in place at the scene of the collision for the investigation.
LVMPD says Kyle Canyon Road (state route 157) is being diverted northbound at Deer Creek Highway (state route 158) junction due to overcrowding of vehicles in Kyle Canyon.
Nevada Department of Transportation is reporting congestion on State Route 157/Kyle Canyon Road northbound at State Route 158/Deer Creek Highway in Mount Charleston. Expect delays due to overcrowding on the mountain.
RTC is reporting a 12-mile backup on Interstate 15 to the Nevada/California state line. Slow traffic from Jean through Primm. Plan for major delays.
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