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Las Vegas Boulevard crash near I-15 leaves 1 dead

Updated Tuesday, June 15, 2010 | 7:53 p.m.

Fatal crash

One person was killed in a collision on Las Vegas Boulevard North, near the intersection of Interstate 15, on Tuesday during rush-hour traffic, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

Trooper Chelita Rojas said one fatality was confirmed in the crash, which involved a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck and Suzuki motorcycle about 4 p.m. near the Apex Landfill.

The motorcyclist was killed in the crash, she said. The driver of the pickup was taken to University Medical Center with unknown injuries, she said.

Details about how the crash occurred were not immediately available, and the wreck remains under investigation, Rojas said. The highway, which had been closed, has since reopened, she said.

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