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Pedestrian dead after being hit on Wednesday

Posted at 5:20 AM, Jan 07, 2016

A 55-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a car near Las Vegas Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue on Wednesday night.

It happened at about 9:35 p.m. Police say that the woman was struck by a Geo Metro driven by a 45-year-old woman.

After being hit, the pedestrian was transported to UMC Trauma where she was pronounced deceased.

The pedestrian was identified as Patricia Cole from Las Vegas by the coroner on Thursday morning.

This is the 2nd traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas for 2016. The incident remains under investigation.