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Las Vegas man dies after being hit by car while jaywalking near Twain, Swenson

Posted at 1:25 PM, Dec 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-17 16:29:08-05

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a Las Vegas man has died after being hit by a car.

Las Vegas police say the incident happened Sunday around 10:20 p.m. near the intersection of Swenson Street and Twain Avenue.

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According to investigators, the 60-year-old man was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk. He was hit by a Chevrolet Cavalier and thrown onto the roadway.

Paramedics transported him to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 23-year-old female driver stated at the scene and showed no signs of impairment.

The incident remains under investigation.

Las Vegas police say the death brings the total number of traffic-related fatalities this year to 133.