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US 95 closed near Beatty after fatal crash

A fatal crash closed down U.S. Highway 95 in both directions near Beatty, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Two cars collided just before 5:10 p.m. Monday on the northbound side of the freeway near Nye County mile marker 92, spokesman Travis Smaka said. One person has been pronounced dead, he said.

U.S. 95 is currently closed in both directions in the area, and Smaka said he is unsure when it will reopen.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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