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Man dead after vehicle hits pole in west Las Vegas

Man dead after vehicle hits pole in west Las Vegas

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Jul 9, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A man is dead after hitting a light pole in a median on Town Center Drive near West Desert Inn Road in west Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the man was traveling southbound when he lost control of his car, hit a light pole and continued to spin out of control.

The man was killed in the crash that happened shortly before 5 a.m. on Tuesday. There was no one else in the vehicle.

It is not known at this time what caused the crash. Police said he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

No outages were caused by the crash but motorists were advised to avoid the area.

The Clark County coroner will release the name of the man after relatives have been notified.

Action News will update this story when more information is received.

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