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Boy struck by vehicle while in marked crosswalk

A boy was struck by a vehicle while in a crosswalk in southeast Las Vegas Friday night.

At around 5 p.m. a 12-year-old boy activated the pedestrian crossing lights at East Charleston Boulevard and South Lamont Street and started to cross, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

A 2015 Nissan Altima heading east on Charleston struck the boy as he was riding on his scooter.

The boy suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center.

Police said the driver of the Nissan stayed at the scene and impairment was not suspected.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on Twitter.

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