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Police: Driver runs red light, resulting in deadly crash near Lake Mead, Mt. Hood

Posted at 2:49 PM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 20:39:14-04

A 59-year-old man died in a crash Monday morning that police said was caused by another driver running a red light. 

The crash was reported around 7:50 a.m. near Lake Mead Boulevard and Mt. Hood Street. Police said a Chevrolet Avalanche ran a red light at Lake Mead, colliding with a Toyota Tacoma that was going through a green light on Mt. Hood. 

The driver of the Tacoma died on scene. 

The 32-year-old driver of the Chevrolet fled the scene but later contacted police and surrendered. He was arrested and booked into Clark County Detention Center.