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1 killed, 1 arrested for suspected DUI in northwest Las Vegas collision

Updated November 25, 2020 - 3:47 am

A 36-year-old man was arrested for suspected drunken driving after a fatal northwest valley two-vehicle collision late Monday night.

The 10:59 p.m. collision at Rampart and Charleston boulevards forced the closure of the intersection for nearlt eight hours as police investigated.

Investigators believe Jeremy Johnson drove through a red light at the intersection at the same time a 50-year-old man in a Toyota Tacoma entered the intersection to turn left.

Both vehicles suffered major damage, and the Tacoma driver died at the scene.

The truck driver’s identity will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office pending notification of kin.

Johnson suffered moderate injuries and was arrested for suspected drunken driving.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter. Review-Journal reporter Glenn Puit contributed to this report.

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