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Interstate 15 near Primm reopened after fatal crash

A fatal crash on Interstate 15 near Primm closed down the northbound lanes of the interstate for hours early Tuesday.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said the crash closed the highway sometime around 1 a.m., causing major traffic backups on the road that connects Southern California to Southern Nevada.

“Expect major delays and avoid the area,” the NHP tweeted shortly before 2 a.m.

Just before 6 a.m., the NHP tweeted that the northbound lanes were reopened. Details on the crash were not immediately released.

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1 dead in crash in south Las Vegas

The crash involving four vehicles occurred at about 7 p.m. at Eastern Avenue and Bluegrass Lane, the Henderson Police Department said in a statement.

I-15 traffic backed up at California-Nevada border

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada was reporting a 12-mile backup Saturday afternoon on southbound lanes near the Nevada-California border.