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75 year-old man has medical episode resulting in a crash near Lone Mountain
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a 75-year-old man may have had a medical episode prior to crashing into a residential brick wall in northwest Las Vegas Sunday morning. The crash occurred on W. Lone Mountain Road east of Janell Drive, near Lone Mountain and N. Durango Drive. Police reported that the man was driving a Chevrolet Sonic westbound on Lone Mountain east of Janell when he failed to stay in a travel lane, striking a center median. He then swerved off and on the center median, crossing into the westbound travel lanes, and veered off the roadway onto desert landscaping. The vehicle eventually came to a halt after the driver crashed into the brick wall. Police are currently investigating the crash, but they believe the man may have had a medical episode before the collision.
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