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UPDATE: Coroner names man killed in hit-and-run on Jan. 29

Posted at 6:17 AM, Jan 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-03 17:42:05-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — UPDATE FEB. 3: The Clark County coroner has identified the deceased as 57-year-old Michael D. Stephens of Las Vegas.

UPDATE JAN. 30: Las Vegas police say they have located the driver they believe was involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash from Wednesday evening where a man was hit by a car and dragged in the roadway.

Authorities said they found the suspected driver of the vehicle that left the scene and the Ram pickup truck involved on Thursday.

The driver was cooperating with detectives investigating the traffic collision. A determination of fault and any criminal charges is pending the outcome of the investigation, according to police.

ORIGINAL STORY
Las Vegas police say a man was hit by a car and dragged to the roadway before the vehicle involved left the crash scene. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward and assist with the investigation.

The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night.

Officers also said the involved before the vehicle involved left the crash scene. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward and assist with the investigation.

The crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night.

Officers say they received multiple 9-1-1 calls from several people that there was a person in the road on North Lamb Boulevard near Stewart Avenue.

When responding crews arrived, a man was pronounced dead on the scene. Police say evidence shows he was hit and dragged by a vehicle to the roadway.

The callers were unable to provide authorities with suspect vehicle information, police say.

The crash remains under investigation.

Detectives are asking for the public's help identifying the vehicle and driver involved in this crash. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police at 702-828­-3595. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, or online CrimeStoppersOfNV.com.

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