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Las Vegas breaking news for July 17, 2020

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 6:58 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 12:26:58-04

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

3:20 P.M.
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.

9:39 A.M.
Las Vegas Fire & Rescue says that the spill has been mostly cleaned up on Sahara Avenue. The lanes have reopened.

8:09 A.M.
Crash on Sahara Avenue between Durango Drive and Cimarron has closed lanes in both directions.

1:26 A.M.
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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