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Man critically hurt after being hit by car, Las Vegas police say

Updated March 4, 2020 - 7:40 pm

A man is in critical condition after he was hit by a truck in east Las Vegas on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

A 36-year-old pedestrian was hit near Boulder Highway and East Sun Valley Drive around 1:30 p.m., police said.

Police said a 74-year-old man was driving a maroon 1995 Chevrolet S-10 north on Boulder Highway when the truck hit Maurice Cross, who was walking in a marked crosswalk at Sun Valley. Cross, of North Las Vegas, was taken to Sunrise Hospital Medical Center with injuries and was in critical condition as of 7:30 p.m.

The driver, Richard Dorsett, stayed at the scene and did not show signs of impairment, police said. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating.

Contact Alexis Egeland at aegeland@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0335. Follow @alexis_egeland on Twitter.

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