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5 dead, 4 injured in rollover crash

March 30, 2013 at 5:13 PM

MESQUITE, Nev., March 30 (UPI) -- Five people were killed on a Nevada highway early Saturday after a sport utility vehicle rear-ended a van, causing both vehicles to roll over, police said.

The Nevada Highway Patrol said the crash occurred at about 3 a.m. on Interstate 15 near Mesquite on the Arizona border, KLAS-TV, Las Vegas, reported.

Troopers said the driver of the SUV, a Dodge Durango, may have been drunk when the vehicle struck a Chevy Astrovan from the rear.

Five of the seven people in the Astrovan died in the crash. The other two, and two in the Durango suffered critical injuries.

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