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North Las Vegas PD: 1 dead, 2 injured in high-speed crash

Posted at 9:25 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-14 00:25:51-04

NORTH LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — North Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal high-speed crash Wednesday afternoon.

Officers said a Ford Mustang was traveling over 80 mph when it struck a Toyota truck at the intersection of Azure Avenue and Statz Street just before 3:30 p.m.

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The Mustang then hit a light pole, and a 23-year-old passenger was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene.

NLV police said the driver of the truck was in their 50s and the 21-year-old Mustang driver were both treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Travel restrictions were in place at the scene of the collision for the investigation.

Authorities said the crash occurred where there is a 25 mph speed limit.