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Semi, vehicle involved in deadly crash on Monday morning

Posted at 10:03 AM, Jun 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-27 17:22:26-04

One person is dead after a crash on Monday morning.

It was reported around 8:24 a.m. near Lake Mead Boulevard and Mount Hood.

Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated that a 2014 Nissan Versa was traveling eastbound on Lake Mead Boulevard approaching Mt Hood, where an eastbound 2016 Peterbilt semi-truck and trailer was stopped for a red light.
The Nissan failed to stop, resulting in the front of the Nissan making contact with the rear of the stopped semi-truck's trailer.
The driver of the Nissan was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.
This is the 51st traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction in 2016. This collision remains under investigation.