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Pedestrian fatally struck in hit-and-run crash

Updated December 29, 2022 - 9:43 am

A man was fatally struck by a vehicle that drove off Wednesday night in southeast Las Vegas.

The 50-year-old Las Vegas man was crossing Boulder Highway near East Russell Road around 6:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle that left the scene, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Witnesses described the vehicle involved as a mid-size silver or light gray SUV.

The man died at the scene and the driver had not been arrested as of Thursday morning.

Anyone with information may call Metro at 702-828-3538.

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

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