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Las Vegas breaking news for Jan. 2, 2021

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Posted at 1:43 PM, Jan 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 14:52:53-05

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.

10:50 P.M.
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.

10:30 P.M.
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

7 P.M.
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.


2:12 P.M.
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.

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1:34 P.M.
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.

1:18 P.M.
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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