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Man dies in crash outside motor speedway

Posted at 9:55 AM, Oct 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-05 12:55:15-04

A Logandale man died late Saturday night after his SUV went head-on into a traffic truck outside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Nevada Highway Patrol reported the crash occurred around 11:33 p.m. on Las Vegas Boulevard, near Hollywood Boulevard. The man was heading northbound on Las Vegas Boulevard when his Honda SUV went head-on to the truck facing southbound. He was not wearing a seatbelt and died from his injuries.

The driver of the southbound truck was not injured. The vehicle had stopped while picking up cones and traffic control devices that were set up outside the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a NASCAR Truck Series race.