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Las Vegas breaking news for September 18, 2018

Posted: 5:51 AM, Sep 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-19 00:28:30Z
Las Vegas breaking news for September 18, 2018

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for September 18, 2018.

4:40 P.M.

Road and lane closures are expected to continue through Friday after a water main break near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway. READ MORE

2:10 P.M.

Las Vegas police confirmed the driver in a deadly pedestrian crash near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway is suspected of being impaired and was arrested after the crash. Police also said the 58-year-old driver initially stopped after hitting the 59-year-old female pedestrian with a Toyota Tacoma before driving eastbound. Witnesses then stopped the driver about 500 feet away from the crash scene. According to police, the pedestrian was in a marked crosswalk when she was hit. 

12:30 P.M. 

Clark County School District police have arrested a 15-year-old student at Del Sol Academy after he was in possession of a BB gun on campus. The student was showing the gun to other students, according to authorities. No threats or injuries were reported in the incident.   

RELATED: Serious incidents involving Las Vegas valley schools in 2018-19

8:20 A.M.

Las Vegas police confirm a pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway. Sahara Avenue is closed in both directions and drivers were informed to avoid the area. 

Interactive Map: Pedestrians killed in Las Vegas valley crashes in 2018 

6:50 A.M.

There is an incident possibly involving a pedestrian and a hit-and-run driver near Sahara Avenue and Maryland Parkway. Information is limited at this time. Motorists may need to avoid the area.

6:11 A.M.

A water main break near Desert Inn Road and Maryland Parkway is creating a headache for drivers this morning. Motorists should seek alternate routes if possible. The water district says the 16-inch pipe was damaged last night by a contractor working in the intersection. Water district crews are on the scene.  READ MORE

12:47 A.M.

Nevada Highway Patrol is reporting a fatal crash on Interstate 15 near mile marker 95 in Moapa Valley. No other details available.  

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