Fatal crash at Flamingo, Durango

Fatal single-vehicle crash at Flamingo, Durango on April 16, 2021. (FOX5)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A 56-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash in the southwest Las Vegas Valley Friday morning.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Jesse Roybal said the crash happened around 7:30 a.m. April 16 near Flamingo Road and Durango Drive.

According to officers at the scene, the car involved hit an NV Energy utility pole. The 2021 Ford Fiesta was making a left turn from southbound Durango Dr. to eastbound Flamingo Rd. from a left-turn lane. From there, they left the travel lane and hit the pole, police said.

LVMPD said the driver was taken to Southern Hills Hospital where they were later pronounced dead. Authorities believed the crash was the result of a medical episode, and the coroner's office confirmed that on June 2.

The man who died has been identified as Armando Pulido, 56, from Las Vegas. 

Police shut down the intersection of Flamingo and Durango for investigation. 

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