Updated August 3, 2021 - 10:34 pm
Two people were killed, including a child, in a wrong-way crash on Monday night about 12 miles south of Moapa.
The crash involved a driver traveling south in a northbound lane of Interstate 15, Nevada Highway Patrol spokesman Travis Smaka said.
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More details on the circumstances of the crash and the number of vehicles involved were not available. Investigators suspect impairment was a factor.
The Clark County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified one of the people killed as 19-year-old Javarius Barfield, of Lawrenceville, Georgia. The child who died had not been identified.