The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley.
UPDATE SEPT. 3: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man as 70-year-old Roberto Lerma Damas. The cause of death is listed as multiple blunt force injuries and the incident has been ruled an accident.
Las Vegas police say they are working a fatal crash involving a pedestrian and vehicle at the intersection of Owens and Eastern avenues. The 70-year-old pedestrian was taken to the hospital but passed away. Road closures were in place for the on-scene investigation and the driver of the vehicle was speaking with police.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says that the spill has been mostly cleaned up on Sahara Avenue. The lanes have reopened.
Crash on Sahara Avenue between Durango Drive and Cimarron has closed lanes in both directions.
HAZMAT/TRAFFIC: 8390 W Sahara Ave, flatbed truck flipped with swimming pool chemicals, mixed in accident, @LasVegasFD HAZMAT team on scene to control, neutralize. No evacuations. W. Sahara Ave closed Durango to Cimmarron Rd. No injuries. Situation under control. #PIO1NEWS pic.twitter.com/zw7r6GNEai— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) July 17, 2020
Las Vegas police say a male was shot near Utah and Main streets overnight. He was transported to an area hospital and is still alive. Detectives are investigating.
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