UPDATE: Driver killed in 6-vehicle crash that injured 7 others at Pecos, Hacienda identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One person is dead and seven others were hurt following a crash in Las Vegas Sunday afternoon.

It happened in the 5200 block of South Pecos Road, near the intersection with Hacienda Avenue.

Police say they responded to the call of six vehicles involved in an accident.

Once they arrived, they found several people with injuries. One man, later identified as Alex Berton, 24, was pronounced dead, while six other people were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. Another person suffered only minor injuries.

After the preliminary investigation, it was discovered that a Honda Accord was driving eastbound on Hacienda and ran a red light at the intersection with Pecos. Two vehicles traveling southbound on Pecos hit the driver’s side of the Honda.

The three vehicles then all slid into the northbound lanes of Pecos, hitting three other vehicles.

The driver of the Honda, Berton, was at fault and pronounced dead at the scene.

A 70-year-old man who was involved in the crash is in critical condition, as of Sunday night.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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