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Las Vegas breaking news for July 7, 2019

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Posted at 6:36 AM, Jul 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-08 01:55:23-04

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

9:06 P.M.

Clark County Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a fire in a home located at 37 Misty Springs Court. Over 30 firefighters battled the fire until it was knocked down around 9:40 p.m. NV Energy and Southwest Gas have been called to secure utilities. There were no injuries reported. The fire is still under investigation.

2:04 P.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol says a tractor-trailer and a 14 passenger van collided on US-95 near the Kyle Canyon Road exit. Eight people were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There are no road closures due to the crash.

7 A.M.
The missing teenager with autism has been located and is safe.

6:30 A.M.
Police are looking for a missing endangered juvenile. 17-year-old Dekarion Butler was last seen around 11 p.m. July 6 near Las Vegas Boulevard and Stewart Avenue. He is 5-feet 8-inches tall and weights about 130 pounds. He was wearing a striped shirt and khaki cargo shorts. Dekarion is autistic and non-verbal.

5:52 A.M.
A 20-year-old male is dead after a collision on East Sahara Avenue and South Palm Street. Police say that a 23-year-old driver in a Chevrolet Camaro failed to negotiate a cure on East Saraha Avenue, resulting in his car crossing the raised concrete median and hitting a Chevrolet Equinox head on. The passenger in the Camaro was killed and the 62-year-old in the Equinox was seriously injured. Jesus Guzman displayed signs of being impaired and was arrested. Guzman and his passenger were not wearing seatbelts.

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