One person dead in North Las Vegas crash

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One person is dead and another critically injured following a crash Thursday morning in North Las Vegas, according to North Las Vegas Police.

The crash happened around 5:30 a.m. on Tonopah Avenue, near Pecos Road and Owens Avenue when a car heading east on Tonopah struck a parked truck.

Police said, the car was traveling at a high rate of speed. The 29-year-old male driver was killed and the 26-year-old male passenger was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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