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.
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.