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2 killed in crashes, man shot by NLV police over the weekend

Two people were killed on roads in the Las Vegas Valley this weekend, and a man was fatally shot by North Las Vegas police.

A 34-year-old man died after crashing a stolen motorcycle into a van Saturday morning. The crash occurred at South Buffalo and Alta drives just after 7:30 a.m., according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

North Las Vegas police shot and killed a man Saturday night at the intersection of Craig Road and North Fifth Street.

Police were responding to a four-vehicle crash around 9:07 p.m. when the driver who is believed to have caused the crash and who was armed with a firearm, began threatening people who approached the vehicle, according to the North Las Vegas Police Department.

On Sunday morning, a woman died in a single vehicle crash on Cheyenne Avenue near the 215 Beltway. Three children were also taken to area hospitals, Nevada State Police said.

Contact Taylor Lane at tlane@reviewjournal.com.

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