Elderly man killed while trying to cross Tropicana
Police had to shut down a portion of Tropicana Avenue after a deadly accident involving a pedestrian late Friday night. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Police had to shut down a portion of Tropicana Avenue after a deadly accident involving a pedestrian late Friday night.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said a 73-year-old man from Las Vegas was crossing Tropicana, east of Rogers Street, when he was hit by a vehicle and killed.
Metro said the victim was jaywalking, not in a marked crosswalk, when he was struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Tropicana.
He was transported to UMC where he was later pronounced dead from his injuries.
At this point, no charges have been filed against the driver.