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Las Vegas driver killed after rear-ending RTC bus identified

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NHP said the driver was not restrained. (Source: NHP) NHP said the driver was not restrained. (Source: NHP)
A 31-year-old man was killed after hitting a RTC bus. (Source: NHP) A 31-year-old man was killed after hitting a RTC bus. (Source: NHP)
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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash in east Las Vegas Wednesday night. 

According to Trooper Jason Buratczuk, a 31-year-old driver, identified as Nelson Martinez, of Las Vegas, rear-ended a double-decker RTC bus on West Flamingo Road, east of the 95 shortly before 10 p.m.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Buratczuk said the bus was at a complete stop at a red light when the driver crashed into it. 

A total of 11 people, including the driver, were on the bus. No injuries were reported. 

Buratczuk said the man was not wearing a seatbelt and may have been driving under the influence. No other occupants were inside his vehicle. 

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story. 

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