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Collision with garbage truck leaves one dead in the western Las Vegas valley
The Las Vegas Metro Police are currently investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the west valley on Tuesday morning. At around 5:47 a.m., officers arrived at the scene located at Smoke Ranch Road and Rainbow Boulevard and discovered two vehicles, one of which was a garbage truck, that had collided. Medical personnel declared one of the occupants dead. As a result of the accident, all lanes on Rainbow Boulevard from Smoke Ranch Road to Peak Drive are closed until the clean-up is complete. The investigation is still ongoing.
No more information is available at this time.
March 29, 2023
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