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Jaywalker ID'ed dead after being hit Wednesday

Posted at 10:45 AM, Nov 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-23 13:45:28-05

UPDATE: One person has died as a result of this crash.

Las Vegas police say the pedestrian was jaywalking when he was hit. He was identified as 43-year-old Eswin Lopez-Torrez of Las Vegas. He died of multiple blunt force trauma.

The driver remained on scene and was cooperating with investigators.

Detectives were looking over surveillance footage of the crash, but say speed did not appear to be a factor.

This was the 101st traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction in 2015.


Police are responding to a serious crash. 

It happened on Wednesday evening near Charleston and Nellis Boulevards.