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Pedestrian struck by police vehicle in Las Vegas, NV
Early Wednesday morning, a Las Vegas Metro Police officer driving a police vehicle struck a pedestrian, resulting in minor injuries. The accident occurred at 3:04 a.m. on East Flamingo Road and Boulder Highway. In response to the incident, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) closed all southbound lanes on Boulder Highway this morning in order to clear the crash, but have since reopened. It is currently unknown whether the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital.
No more information is available at this time.
March 09, 2023
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