Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck


A pedestrian died early Sunday morning after being struck by a pickup truck on Flamingo Road.
 
The 43-year-old male was hit at 2:50 a.m. while crossing Flamingo Road outside of the crosswalk near Euclid Street.
The 2005 Nissan Titan was heading east on Flamingo when the pedestrian stepped off the median and fell into the lane where the pick-up was.
 
 
The man was pronounced dead on scene. This is the 55th traffic related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department jurisdiction in 2013.