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Two people killed in northeast Las Vegas crash

Updated September 26, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Two people were killed in a two-vehicle crash in northeast Las Vegas.

The crash occurred around 4:10 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard North and North Sloan Lane, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.

A car was driving north on Las Vegas Boulevard while a flatbed semi truck was heading south. At Sloan, the Toyota driver made a left turn in front of the truck and the two vehicles collided, according to NHP spokeswoman Ashlee Wellman.

She said the truck continued south and struck a wall attached to Nellis Air Force Base head on. The two drivers, both men, died while on their way to University Medical Center, Wellman said.

The Clark County coroner’s office identified the drivers as Jahmel Cochran, 20, and Ignacio Miguel Villarreal, 49. Both died from blunt injuries.

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