UPDATE: Driver who died in rollover crash Sunday morning identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man is dead following a rollover crash in the southern part of the Las Vegas valley early Sunday morning.

The Nevada Highway Patrol responded to the 215 westbound off-ramp at Windmill Lane before 2 a.m. NHP on Tuesday identified the driver as 36-year-old Michael Kennedy of Las Vegas.

“For reasons unknown, the Saturn left the roadway and entered the right-side rock median causing the Saturn to overturn across the Windmill westbound off ramp and onto a rock embankment,” according to an NHP news release.

The driver was ejected and transported to the University Medical Trauma Center where he died of injuries from the crash.

This marks the Nevada Highway Patrol – Southern Command’s 21st fatal crash resulting in 27 fatalities for 2021.

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