Updated October 26, 2019 - 9:59 am
A 20-year-old male pedestrian was killed early Saturday morning in east Las Vegas after being struck by a vehicle.
The collision was reported at 3:43 a.m. at East Sahara Avenue, west of South Tee Street.
The pedestrian wasn’t in a crosswalk, said Lt. Ken Nogle of the Metropolitan Police Department.
Witnesses said the man was lying in the road when he was run over by a 1999 Honda Accord traveling east, police said in a statement. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police haven’t released the man’s name yet, pending family notification.
The driver of the Honda, a 45-year-old woman, remained at the scene and wasn’t impaired, police said in a statement.
The pedestrian’s death is the 85th traffic-related fatality this year reported by the Metropolitan Police Department. The collision remains under investigation by the department’s collision investigation section.