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Pedestrian IDed in crash near Desert Inn, Mojave

Posted at 11:21 AM, Nov 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-21 14:21:42-05

An adult male pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vehicle near East Desert Inn and South Mojave Road.

The incident was reported at 6:42 a.m. According to initial reports, the pedestrian was walking on a sidewalk when he was struck. Witnesses told police that it looked like the driver, who was exiting an apartment complex, was in a hurry to get on the road.

The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The Clark County coroner identified him as 68-year-old Rene Barreto.