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Pedestrian struck and killed near Tropicana and Maryland Pkwy
A pedestrian was killed on Wednesday morning after being struck by a vehicle in the southeast valley. According to Metro, the collision occurred around 7:51 a.m. in the area of Tropicana Avenue and Maryland Parkway and involved a vehicle and a pedestrian. Evidence at the scene, witnesses, and surveillance footage showed that a 2006 Toyota Camry was travelling northbound on Maryland Parkway and had passed vehicles that had stopped for traffic congestion near Tropicana Avenue. A 67-year-old pedestrian was walking outside of a marked crosswalk around the stopped vehicles when he was hit by the Toyota. He was then projected into the roadway and was struck by a 2011 Dodge Charger.
When officers arrived on the scene, the pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Hospital with life-threatening injuries. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The drivers involved remained on the scene and police stated that no impairment is suspected at this time.
No more information is available at this time.
Nov 28, 2023The pedestrian`s death marks the 139th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD`s jurisdiction in 2023.
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