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Pedestrian dies after being hit by big rig on Nevada highway

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Posted at 6:31 PM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 21:31:15-05

PAHRUMP (AP) — Authorities say a pedestrian has been killed after being hit by a semi-truck northwest of the Las Vegas Valley near Pahrump.

Nye County Sheriff's officials say deputies responded to the scene about 7 p.m. Saturday on State Route 95.

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They say it is unclear why the person was on the highway before getting struck.

The name of the victim hasn't been released yet.