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Pedestrian killed when driver loses control after tire blow-out
A pedestrian was killed on Saturday morning after a vehicle lost control when its tire popped in the west Las Vegas valley. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that a driver was driving northbound on Decatur and Lake Mead around 12:45 p.m. when the tire burst, causing the driver to lose control. The vehicle swerved into a dirt lot and hit the pedestrian, who was later pronounced dead. Police suspect alcohol may have been a factor in the collision, and the investigation is still ongoing.
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