UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in single-vehicle crash at McCarran International Airport

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified James Jay Flier, 64, as the man killed in a single-vehicle crash at McCarran International Airport on July 15. His cause of death is still pending.

Flier struck a traffic sign during the incident. According to Metro, he was driving a white 1996 GMC Sonoma pickup truck.

The crash occurred around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Paradise Road and Flight Path Avenue on airport grounds.

Flier was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was declared dead.

Police said the pickup was traveling slowly in the eastbound lanes of Flight Path and went up over a median, before hitting a signpost.

The cause and manner of Flier’s death are under investigation by the coroner’s office and will not be counted as a traffic-related fatality until a determination has been made. This collision remains under investigation by Metro’s Collision Investigation Section.

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