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Las Vegas breaking news for March 20, 2018

Las Vegas breaking news for March 20, 2018
Las Vegas breaking news for March 20, 2018
Posted at 6:14 AM, Mar 20, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for March 20, 2018.

5:13 P.M.

Police said the female driver of the vehicle at-fault was traveling westbound on Russell Road when she rear-ended the back of another vehicle stopped at a red light. The woman did not press on her brakes and her steering wheel did not have an airbag. She died of her injuries. 

The driver of the vehicle hit was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

2:23 P.M.

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash near Pecos and Russell roads. The intersection is closed to traffic. 

9:11 A.M.

The North Las Vegas Fire Department reported a fire at the corner of Taylor Avenue and Civic Center Drive. The fire began in a vacant single-story home and is being considered a complete loss.

3: 17 A.M.

The Clark County Fire Department responded to a report of a fire at the Meadows apartment complex on 3150 South Nellis Boulevard, near Desert Inn Road. The fire was contained to building 1078 apartment #21.

Upon arrival, firefighters entered the apartment and saw light smoke. Smoke became heavier as the crews went deeper into the apartment and located the fire in a bedroom. They knocked down the fire at 3:34 a.m. and found an unconscious person in the bedroom. Firefighters began CPR and transported the patient to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition.

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