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8-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead in southeast Las Vegas

Updated March 24, 2019 - 8:14 pm

A southeast valley intersection reopened after at least one person died Sunday morning in an eight-vehicle crash, according to Las Vegas police.

Metropolitan Police Department officers responded just before 7:15 a.m. to the crash at Tropicana and Eastern avenues, according to Lt. Chris Holmes.

“It appears that eight vehicles were involved,” Holmes said.

Holmes did not immediately have information about the number of people who were killed or injured in the wreck.

The intersection had reopened by about 3:30 p.m., according to a tweet from the Regional Transportation Commission.

Contact Kimber Laux at klaux@reviewjournal.com. Follow @lauxkimber on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Mike Shoro contributed to this report.

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