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Man dies after struck by SUV in Las Vegas Wednesday afternoon

Posted: 10:33 AM, Apr 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-05 17:39:02Z

A 66-year-old man died after he was struck by an SUV Wednesday afternoon.

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Around 1:13 p.m., the crash occurred on Harbor Island Drive north of Snowmass Drive, not far from Rampart and Lake Mead boulevards. 

Police said a 2009 Ford Edge was traveling northbound on Harbor Island Drive in the single northbound travel lane. A pedestrian was walking northbound on Harbor Island Drive near the east curb/sidewalk. For an unknown reason, the driver of the Ford failed to maintain the traveled portion of the roadway and hit the pedestrian. 

The 49-year-old driver of the Ford remained at the scene and did not show any signs of impairment. 

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene by responding emergency medical personnel.