1 dead, another injured in suspected DUI crash near Lake Mead, Nellis

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – The Las Vegas Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving two pedestrians and a car that happened just before 8:15 pm Tuesday evening near Lake Mead and Nellis Boulevard.

Police tell FOX5 that two pedestrians were crossing in the 1600 block of Nellis when they were hit by a northbound vehicle.

One pedestrian died at the scene, the other was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

According to a preliminary investigation by Las Vegas police, the driver was the suspect.

Police say lane restrictions are now in place in Nellis.

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