NHP: Las Vegas man killed in Lincoln County crash

NHP: Las Vegas man killed in Lincoln County crash

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A 44-year-old man from Las Vegas was killed in a Lincoln County crash on Saturday afternoon, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

NHP responded to the crash at 1 p.m. on October 24 on U.S. 93 and mile marker 12 in Lincoln County, south of Alamo. The crash involved a Chevrolet pick-up truck and a semi-trailer. 

The semi was driving north while the pick-up was going southbound, NHP said. The pick-up crossed the center line and hit the semi. 

The driver of the pick-up, a 44-year-old man from Las Vegas, was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the semi was taken to University Medical Center in Las Vegas with minor injuries. 

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NHP said the semi was hauling 28,000 lbs. of dates, which were “deemed a complete loss.” 

The crash remains under investigation.

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