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Pedestrian killed in tragic accident near Rancho and Palomino

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department responded to two fatal crashes in the central and southwest valley on Thursday morning. Police reported that the first collision happened around 10:20 a.m. at the intersection of South Rancho Drive and Palomino Lane. A 46-year-old woman was tragically confirmed dead at the scene. Police stated that the woman had entered the roadway facing west on Palomino Lane, while a 53-year-old driver of a Chevrolet turned right at the intersection onto South Rancho Drive after being stopped at a red signal. The woman was struck by the Chevrolet and was driven over. Medical personnel determined that she was beyond medical resuscitation and passed away at the scene.

No more information is available at this time.

Sep 22, 2023

According to a state report, 72 pedestrians and 14 bicyclists were killed on Clark County roads by the end of 2022.

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