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Fatal crash investigated at Tropicana and Koval

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Metro police on the scene of a fatal crash at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane on Sept. 16, 2016. (Austin Turner/FOX5) Metro police on the scene of a fatal crash at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane on Sept. 16, 2016. (Austin Turner/FOX5)
Metro police on the scene of a fatal crash at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane on Sept. 16, 2016. (Source: FOX5) Metro police on the scene of a fatal crash at Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane on Sept. 16, 2016. (Source: FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police on Friday night were on the scene of a crash involving at least one fatality and other injuries. 

The crash occurred about 9:39 p.m. in the area of Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane, near the MGM Grand Las Vegas hotel and casino.

Police say a driver traveling at high rate of speed ran a red light, and struck four other vehicles in the intersection. The driver who ran the red light was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four drivers from other vehicles involved suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Tropicana was closed to traffic from Koval to Las Vegas Boulevard for several hours. 

It is unclear how fast the driver was going before causing the crash, and possible impairment has not been ruled out.

The intersection was cleared by 6 a.m. Saturday.

Stay with FOX5 for updates. 

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