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1 killed in east Las Vegas crash

Updated November 21, 2023 - 11:09 am

A 37-year-old Las Vegas man was killed Friday night when his pickup truck drove through a dead-end street and a fence before crashing into a wall near Interstate 515 in eastern Las Vegas.

Jose Garcia-Soriano died of his injuries, the Clark County coroner’s office said.

At 8:47 p.m., Garcia-Soriano was traveling north in a 2016 Toyota Tundra on South Lamb Boulevard approaching a dead-end at East Reno Avenue, the Metropolitan Police Department stated in a news release, without identifying the deceased by name.

The pickup proceeded to drive into the dead-end, burst through a galvanized steel chain link fence and collided with a concrete block wall, police said.

Medical personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to police.

A 40-year-old male passenger, also a Las Vegas resident, suffered minor injuries, police said.

The fatal accident, the 134th traffic-related death in the police department’s jurisdiction so far this year, is under investigation, police reported.

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