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Man is killed in Blue Diamond Road car crash

A man was killed Monday afternoon in a car crash west of Red Rock Canyon on Blue Diamond Road.

The man was driving a white Saturn near Williams Ranch Road when he collided head-on with a green SUV, Nevada Highway Patrol trooper Chelsea Stuenkel said in a statement.

The Highway Patrol said the Saturn driver, who died at the scene, appeared to be at fault.

The man driving the SUV was taken a Henderson hospital with survivable injuries. The vehicles carried no passengers.

Blue Diamond Road reopened in both directions at 6:40 p.m., the Nevada Transportation Department tweeted.

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