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Coroner identifies man killed in northeast Valley crash

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Medical examiners identified a 58-year-old man killed in a crash in Las Vegas on July 7.

According to the Clark County Coroner’s Office, George William Hunter died from blunt force injuries.

Police said a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am was traveling southbound on Pecos Road, north of Sunrise Avenue, and a 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis was driving northbound on Pecos toward Sunrise, where the road curves. The Mercury drifted toward oncoming traffic and struck the Pontiac, which was driven by Hunter.

[READ MORE: Las Vegas police: 1 dead, 1 arrested after northeast valley crash]

He was taken to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead, police said.

The driver of the Mercury, identified as William Jones, was arrested for driving under the influence resulting in death, police said.

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