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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in multi-vehicle crash in east Las Vegas

Posted at 4:57 PM, Aug 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 17:46:24-04

UPDATE AUG. 10: The Clark County Coroner has identified the man who was killed in the multi-vehicle crash as 39-year-old Jose Alberto German. His death was caused by multiple blunt force trauma and it was ruled an accident.

Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly multi-vehicle crash in east Las Vegas Sunday afternoon.

Authorities were called to the intersection of Lamb Boulevard and Wyoming Avenue at around 3:30 p.m. with reports of a crash involving several cars.

One of the drivers behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry was pronounced deceased, according to police, after being transported to Sunrise Hospital.

Another person was treated for minor injuries and a driver of a Mazda 6 involved in the crash was taken into police custody on suspicion of DUI.

Travel lanes on Lamb Boulevard were closed in both directions at the scene of the crash while police investigated.

The Toyota driver's death marked the 79th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction for 2021.