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UPDATE: Man identified in crash involving RTC bus

Posted at 11:41 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-12 20:53:43-05

UPDATE JAN. 12: The man killed has been identified as 31-year-old Nelson Martinez of Las Vegas. 


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- One person is dead after a car crashed into a double-decker RTC bus Wednesday night. 

It happened on eastbound Flamingo Road and the U.S. 95. Nevada Highway Patrol reported the driver of a Honda died after it hit a double-decker RTC bus but the 11 passengers on the bus were unharmed.

The RTC bus was stopped at the light at the time of the crash and officers believe the driver of the Honda may have been impaired. They are also reporting that the Honda driver did have their seatbelt on but it may have been worn improperly.

The road was shut down Wednesday night as troopers investigated.