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Police ID driver in hit-and-run crash that killed man crossing the street near Las Vegas Strip

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Mar 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 21:20:38-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Police say they've identified the driver believed to be involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man crossing the street not far from the Las Vegas Strip.

The crash happened around 12:37 a.m. on Harmon Avenue at Cameron Street, west of The Strip.

The man hit was walking in a marked crosswalk, according to authorities. He was pronounced dead on the scene and his identity will be released by the coroner's office. Police say he is 60 years old.

Authorities say the driver did not stop after the crash. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, police had located the driver's vehicle and they said the driver had been identified.

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Police are looking for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash on March 17, 2022, near Harmon Avenue and Cameron Street, not far from the Las Vegas Strip. The crash happened around 12:37 a.m. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department )

Police urged anyone with information about this crash to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at 702-828-3786.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, visit crimestoppersofNV.com, or use the mobile app "P3." Message and data rates may apply.

The man's death marks the 31st traffic-related death in LVMPD's jurisdiction for the year 2022.

The crash remains under investigation.