Updated May 17, 2022 - 11:32 am
A 9-year-old boy was killed Monday afternoon after a crash in the east Las Vegas Valley.
The crash occurred just after 3:15 p.m. on the 6300 block of Pavestone Lane, near East Charleston and South Hollywood boulevards, according to a Metropolitan Police Department release.
A 36-year-old woman was driving an Acura RDX southbound on Pavestone while the boy was running alongside the vehicle, according to a statement from police. The boy fell on the road and was hit by the rear wheel of the car, police said. He was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The boy was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office as Julian Casino, of Las Vegas.
Police identified the driver as Mireya Casino, but did not specify whether the two were related.
The driver remained at the scene and did not show signs of impairment, police said.