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Driver killed after truck crash in North Las Vegas

The driver of a pickup was killed Thursday night when his truck ran off a North Las Vegas road and struck two light poles and a bus shelter, authorities said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred near Simmons Street and Citizen Avenue just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, according to a statement from a North Las Vegas city spokesman.

North Las Vegas police said the 2006 Chevrolet Colorado was traveling south on Simmons when it “left the road” and crashed. The person died at the scene.

Police urged drivers to avoid the area of the crash while the investigation is underway.

Contact Dalton LaFerney at dlaferney@reviewjournal.com or at 702-383-0288. Follow @daltonlaferney on Twitter.

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