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Hit-and-run leaves a pedestrian dead in Las Vegas
Early Saturday morning, a man in his 50s or 60s was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the northeast Las Vegas valley. North Las Vegas Police responded to the 2900 block of N Las Vegas Blvd, near Pecos Rd, at 2:47 a.m. after reports of a male lying in the roadway. Upon arrival, medical personnel declared the man dead. Investigation revealed that the man was outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a vehicle, which failed to remain at the scene and the driver failed to call the police. The name of the decedent and the cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner`s Office after the notification of his next of kin.
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March 25, 2023
From 2015 to 2019, the number of pedestrian fatalities and fatal crashes generally increased. A total of 378 fatalities and 368 fatal pedestrian incidents occurred on Nevada roadways.
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