weather icon Clear

1 dead of apparent medical episode on I-15 in Las Vegas

Updated February 21, 2019 - 10:27 pm

One person died of an apparent medical episode Thursday afternoon along Interstate 15 in the central valley, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Expect closures on the southbound I-15 collector-distributor road at Russell Road, the Highway Patrol posted on social media.

Investigators were en route Thursday afternoon. The Highway Patrol advised using alternative routes to access the 215 Beltway.

No further information was immediately available.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5290. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Week in Pictures: June 16-June 22

Take a look at some of the most colorful pictures from Las Vegas Review-Journal photographers in the past week, including the restoration project at the Seven Magic Mountains sculpture off Interstate 15, the Stanley Cup at the MGM Grand, a Las Vegas Aces game, STEAM Camp and a devastating morning fire near the Las Vegas […]