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UPDATE: Coroner identifies man killed in hit-and-run crash near Flamingo, Burnham Avenue

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Posted at 5:30 AM, May 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-06 10:29:35-04

MAY 6 UPDATE: The Clark County coroner has identified the man killed in a hit-and-run crash near Flaming Road and Burnham Avenue on May 3 as 60-year-old James Fleischer from Las Vegas. His cause of death was blunt force injuries.

Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that involved a pedestrian overnight Monday.

Officers report the collision happened just after 1 a .m. at the intersection of Flamingo Road and Burnham Avenue, west of Eastern Avenue.

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The 60-year-old pedestrian was inside a marked crosswalk when he was struck, according to police. The man was transported to Sunrise Hospital but later died.

Authorities say the vehicle involved was possibly a white Mercedes-Benz as the driver failed to stop at the scene and continued to travel west on Flamingo Road. The vehicle is believed to have front and windshield damage.

Police had a portion of westbound Flamingo Road closed for the on-scene investigation.

Anyone with further information was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.