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UPDATE: Coroner identifies victim of Thursday night's fatal pedestrian hit and run

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Posted at 6:03 AM, Apr 02, 2021

UPDATE APRIL 5: The Clark County Coroner has identified the deceased man as 68-year-old Hubert Edmonis from Las Vegas. Edmonis died as a result of blunt force injuries and his death was ruled an accident.

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Las Vegas police are looking for another hit-and-run driver.

The fatal incident happened around 8:24 p.m. April 1 near Rancho and Riverside drives.

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Police say a dark-colored sedan was traveling north on Rancho when it struck a 68-year-old man who was crossing the street near Riverside.

A 2013 Honda Odyssey also struck the pedestrian after the sedan.

The driver of the dark-colored sedan did not remain on scene.

ORIGINAL STORY: Deadly crash involving pedestrian closes Rancho near Vegas drives

The driver of the Honda did stay and did not display any signs of impairment.

The pedestrian’s death marks the 28th traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas for 2021.

The Clark County coroner will identify the deceased.

On March 24, Las Vegas police held a press conference about the unusually high number of hit-and-run crashes so far this year. At that time, there were 6 fatal hit-and-runs. Last year, there was 10 total for the year.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section at 702-828-3595. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 702-385-5555 or on the internet at www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips leading directly to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

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