Man dies after crash involving Las Vegas fire department engine

A man is dead after a Sunday night crash involving a Las Vegas fire department engine, Metro wrote in a release Monday morning.

The 28-year-old Las Vegas man was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was transported after his 2002 Chevy pickup truck collided with a fire engine about 11:30 p.m., the release said.

The engine was turning right from southbound Boulder Highway to southbound Sandhill Road, responding to a fire with the emergency lights and sirens activated, when it was struck in the rear by the front of the pickup.

No firefighters were injured.

The intersection of Boulder Highway and Sandhill Road was closed until just before 7 a.m. Monday.

Contact Wesley Juhl at wjuhl@reviewjournal.coim and 702-383-0391. Find him on Twitter: @WesJuhl. Contact Kimberly De La Cruz at kdelacruz@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Find her on Twitter: @KimberlyinLV

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