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Two killed after car crash in central Las Vegas

Two people were killed following a suspected DUI crash in central Las Vegas on Saturday.

The five-vehicle crash took place around 5:50 p.m. near Charleston Boulevard.

The victims were ejected from a Toyota Camry driven by a 26-year-old identified as Marik Macklin.

Macklin was booked on counts including DUI resulting in death and open container.

Macklin was speeding down near the northbound U.S. Highway 95 flyover ramp when he struck an impact attenuator.

Two others in his car suffered injuries and were taken to University Medical Center, where the two others succumbed to their injuries.

The crash led to the shutting down of northbound Interstate 15, for 6 hours.

Nevada Highway Patrol investigated the crash.

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