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Pedestrian killed near S Pecos in Las Vegas
On Wednesday night in the eastern Las Vegas valley, a fatal accident occurred when a female pedestrian was struck by a Hyundai Kona. The collision happened at 10:05 p.m. on South Pecos Road, south of East Zodiac Court. Evidence indicated that the pedestrian had been crossing South Pecos Road outside of a marked crosswalk when the Hyundai struck her, causing her to be thrown forward onto the ground. Emergency medical services transported the pedestrian to Sunrise Hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The driver of the Hyundai stayed on the scene and did not appear to be impaired, and cooperated with the investigation.
No more information is available at this time.
April 14, 2023
The 33rd traffic-related fatality for 2023, due to a pedestrian`s death, is still under investigation by the Collision Investigation Section of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
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