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UPDATE: Coroner identifies woman killed while crossing street against sign

Breaking news for July 18
Posted at 9:51 AM, Jun 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-24 14:23:48-04

UPDATE JUNE 24: The Clark County Coroner has identified the deceased woman as 46-year-old Alma Esmeralda Almaguer. Her cause of death was bunt force injuries and it was ruled an accident.

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A 46-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning near Decatur Boulevard and Washington Avenue.

It happened around 3:43 a.m.

Police say it appears the woman was crossing against a “do not walk” sign when she was struck by a 2002 Ford F150 driven by a 38-year-old man.

The driver stayed on scene and did not appear to be impaired.

This is the 62nd traffic-related fatality in Las Vegas for 2021.

In May, it was reported that deaths on Nevada roads are up 17% so far this year.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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