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Driver identified after hitting man at bus stop

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jul 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-30 15:21:21-04

UPDATE JULY 30: New information regarding the crash reveals that the victim was sitting at a bus stop when he was hit by the truck.

Police also told us that they believe the driver was drunk and the driver was arrested. He has been identified as Rigoberto Flores-Tovar.

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A fatal single-vehicle crash occurred near the intersection of East Washington Avenue and North Pecos Road at around 7:10 a.m. Sunday.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officials report that a pick-up truck struck a fire hydrant and light pole.

A pedestrian was also injured and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Police believe that the driver was impaired at the time of the collision.

Washington Avenue is closed just west of Pecos.