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1 dead, 3 injured in central Las Vegas crash

One man is dead and three other people were injured after a late Wednesday night crash in the central valley.

About 11:30 p.m. a Chrysler 200 sedan crossed the center median on westbound Flamingo Road near Interstate 15 and was struck by a minivan traveling eastbound, Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman Jason Buratczuk said.

A driver and passenger in the minivan and the driver and passenger in the Chrysler were taken to University Medical Center, Buratczuk said, where the driver of the 36-year-old male driver of the Chrysler died. The other three people are expected to survive.

The man who died was not wearing a seat belt, Buratczuk said. As of November, unrestrained driver deaths in Clark County are up 30 percent from last year.

As of 2 a.m. Thursday it wasn’t clear if impairment was a factor in the crash, but investigators believe the Chrysler sedan was speeding.

The Clark County coroner’s office will identify the man who died after his family is notified.

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter.

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