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UPDATE: Both pedestrians struck on Boulder Highway in January have died

Posted at 10:15 PM, Jan 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 12:23:25-05

UPDATE ON FEB. 16: Las Vegas police say that 42-year-old Carl Taylor has died from his injuries. He died on Feb. 16 from injuries he received after being hit by a vehicle.

The other man who was killed was 51-year-old Bradley Lund. He died shortly after the incident.


One man was killed and another injured after being hit by a car along Boulder Highway Monday evening.

Police said the driver was heading northbound approaching Sun Valley Drive, near Harmon Avenue, around 7:30 p.m. when he struck the pedestrians.

Officials say a 42-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were crossing Boulder Highway on a marked crosswalk when a Lincoln hit both pedestrians.
Both were taken to the Sunrise Hospital where the 51-year-old died from his injuries. The 42-year-old, identified as Carl Taylor, is in critical condition.
The 27-year-old driver remained at the scene and did not display any signs of impairment.

Northbound Boulder Highway was closed for hours between Sun Valley Drive and the Eastside Cannery hotel-casino.

The pedestrian's death marks the 6th traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas police's jurisdiction in 2017.