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77-year-old man who died in crash identified

The man who died after the sport utility vehicle he was driving rolled over near Laughlin on Sunday was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office Monday as 77-year-old Clifford E. Becker of Bullhead City, Ariz.

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported the rollover happened at 9:51 a.m., when the Buick Rendezvous was traveling east on state Route 163 at mile marker 14.

The cause of the crash, which occurred about 10 miles west of Laughlin, is being investigated, Trooper Joseph Fackrell said.

Becker died at the scene.

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