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Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in western valley

One person died after being struck by a car in western Las Vegas on Friday night, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Officers responded at 7:45 p.m. Friday to a car crash on West Charleston Boulevard, near the intersection with Rainbow Boulevard.

Metro Lt. Aaron Lee said a pedestrian walked into the roadway and was hit by a single vehicle. The pedestrian was not responsive at the scene and was taken to a local hospital, where the individual was pronounced dead.

Lee said Charleston was closed both directions from Rainbow Boulevard to Antelope Way as of just after 8:45 p.m. Friday night.

Contact Mark Credico at mcredico@reviewjournal.com.

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