Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Crash

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LAS VEGAS (AP/KXNT) — One person is dead and another is injured after a wrong-way crash on U.S. 95 north of Las Vegas.

Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Jeremie Elliott says the crash happened a little after 5 a.m. Monday on the highway near Lee Canyon.

Elliott tells KXNT a gray Honda Civic was driving the wrong way in the northbound lane when it hit a white pickup truck near mile marker 101.

The driver of the Civic was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to University Medical Center.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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