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Vegas PD: Pedestrian hit, killed on West Sahara Avenue

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Posted at 6:13 AM, Oct 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-19 11:30:03-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal collision that left a pedestrian dead early Tuesday morning.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports the crash happened near Sahara Avenue and Jones Boulevard at about 1:50 a.m.

A car was traveling eastbound on Sahara Avenue when it hit a person who was possibly sitting or lying in the roadway. That driver then sped away after the collision heading east on Sahara Avenue, according to police.

The pedestrian, in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene and police closed Sahara Avenue between Torrey Pines Drive and Jones Boulevard for their on-scene investigation.