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Pair of North Las Vegas car accidents leaves two dead

Updated Friday, April 19, 2013 | 9:54 p.m.

Two people died in separate car accidents Friday in North Las Vegas.

The first collision occurred about 5:35 p.m. between two cars around the intersection of Craig Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard, near a Home Depot, North Las Vegas Police spokeswoman Chrissie Coon said.

The male driver of the first vehicle was pronounced dead on scene. The female driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries, Coon said.

Later in the evening, a bicyclist was hit by a car while crossing Cheyenne Avenue near Rancho Boulevard, Coon said. The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

North Las Vegas Police is investigating both collisions.

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  1. Maybe we need Dram Shop laws here in Nevada. Our current policy is to get 'em as drunk as possible. As long as they are spending money of course!

  2. No "maybe" about it. Also, "Happy Hours" & "All-You-Can-Drink" for one set price should be banned. Exactly what purpose do they serve other than getting patrons "sloshed?"

  3. NewVegasResident: I've worked in the casino industry 15+ years. We give 'em booze till they black out and fall in the floor as long as the right money is being spent. It's accepted as fact that alcohol consumption affects our decision making skills. So, that being said, when does the entity providing the alcohol take some responsibility?