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Las Vegas breaking news for Sept. 6, 2020

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Posted at 7:22 AM, Sep 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 01:20:07-04

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

9:41 P.M.
LVMPD is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting near Hualapai Way and Sahara Avenue. No officers are injured. This is a developing story.

Las Vegas police say a 28-year-old man is dead after a single-vehicle crash involving a 2003 Dodge Ram pickup truck on Sahara Avenue east of Sandhill Road around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police say the truck was speeding on Sahara when it failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The truck drove over the center median and crossed the westbound travel lanes, crashing into a cinder block wall. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene, and the coroner will release his identity in the coming days.

The driver's death marks the 65th traffic-related death in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for 2020. This crash remains under investigation.

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