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Traffic alert: Southbound lanes of US 95 blocked near 215 interchange after fatal crash

Crash on US 95 southbound
Posted at 7:41 AM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 14:10:49-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Southbound lanes of U.S. 95 were shut down in Centennial Hills during the Friday morning commute.

As of 7:04 a.m., all southbound lanes were shut down at the interchange with the 215 Northern Beltway, according to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada.

The Nevada State Police - Highway Patrol identified the incident as a fatal crash. A public information officer could not immediately be reached for more information. Traffic cameras in the area showed first responders at the scene, under an overpass in a construction zone.

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State police said traffic from U.S. 95 was being diverted off the highway at Durango Drive.

Drivers were advised to seek an alternate route through the area.

13 Action News is working to gather more information about this incident. This is a developing story.