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Man dies after car crash in North Las Vegas, police say

Updated January 8, 2018 - 7:39 pm

A man died after a car crash in North Las Vegas on Monday night, police said.

The North Las Vegas Police Department responded at 5:35 p.m. to the area of Civic Center Drive and Cheyenne Avenue, department spokesman Eric Leavitt said.

The driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a streetlight in the median, he said. The crash killed a 21-year-old passenger, he said.

Rain may have factored in the crash, police said.

The driver remained on scene, Leavitt said; impairment is not suspected.

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One of the victims was listed in critical condition at a local hospital, police said. Two others suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.