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Pedestrian killed in crash near downtown Las Vegas

Updated April 29, 2022 - 4:52 pm

A pedestrian was killed Thursday morning in a crash near downtown Las Vegas.

Officers were called at 6:47 a.m. to the intersection of East Charleston Boulevard and Gass Avenue after a report of a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Abraham Aguirre.

Detectives reviewed nearby surveillance video that police said showed the pedestrian fall into the road and he was struck by a 2013 BMW 750.

James Svoboda, 38, died at the scene, the Clark County coroner’s office said. His cause and manner of death were still pending Friday.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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