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Man identified in NLV crash into pole

Posted at 8:46 AM, Dec 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-14 11:46:38-05

The driver of a car is dead after driving into a power pole in North Las Vegas Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m. near Decatur Boulevard and Elkhorn Road.

The driver was the only one in the car and was pulled out of the wreckage by paramedics. The person was pronounced dead at the scene. The Clark County coroner identified him as 54-year-old David Albert Perea of Las Vegas.

North Las Vegas police are continuing to investigate the crash.

"All we know is that the vehicle did leave the roadway where it struck a power pole about twenty feet off the roadway into the dirt," said Officer Steven Wiese.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash.