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Man arrested after pedestrian killed on Thursday night

Posted at 6:21 AM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 09:42:50-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A 64-year-old woman is dead after being struck by someone driving under the influence on Thursday night.

It happened shortly before 7 p.m. near South Eastern Avenue and East Windmill Lane.

Police say that 36-year-old Oliver Cairns was driving when his car struck the woman who was not in a crosswalk.

Cairns was arrested after he displayed indicators of impairment. He was booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

This is the 6th traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas so far this year.