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One dead in early morning crash

Posted at 8:19 AM, Mar 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-12 14:07:31-04

Nevada Highway Patrol officials report that one man is dead and another is fighting for his life after a wrong-way collision on the 215 beltway, near Eastern Avenue.

The crash occurred at around 3:40 a.m. when a Ford Mustang that, reportedly, was traveling eastbound on the westbound 215 beltway hit a 4-door Nissan head on.

The 26-year-old male driver of the Mustang was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 41-year-old male driver of the Nissan was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There were other passengers in either vehicle.

It has not yet been determined whether impairment was a factor or not but it is being investigated.