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A 23 year old man is killed after striking a light pole in Las Vegas
Tragically, a 23-year-old man has passed away after a single-vehicle collision on Monday night in the southwestern Las Vegas valley. At 9:09 p.m., Las Vegas Metro Police responded to a crash on West Charleston Boulevard west of South Hualapai Way. Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated that a 2017 Jaguar F-Pace was traveling eastbound on Charleston in the right travel lane of three when the driver failed to maintain his travel lane and veered to the right, causing the Jaguar to leave the road and collide with a reinforced light pole and utility box. Upon arrival, officers located both driver and passenger, who were both immediately transported to UMC Trauma by ambulance. Despite the efforts of medical staff, the driver succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at UMC Trauma. The passenger, a 21-year-old female, sustained moderate injuries from the collision.
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January 31, 2023
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