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Pedestrian hit in March crash at Las Vegas intersection dies

A pedestrian struck in a crash on March 31 died Sunday, Las Vegas police said in a news release.

He was 56-year-old Robert Butler of Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner’s office said Tuesday.

Just after 9 on that night in March, a motorcycle struck a pedestrian at East Desert Inn Road and Boulder Highway, the Metropolitan Police Department said. The motorcyclist was traveling through a green light when he hit the pedestrian.

Butler was in a marked crosswalk but had been walking against a red signal, Metro said.

Both were taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center with critical injuries. Butler died later of complications of blunt force injuries, according to the coroner.

Contact Rachel Hershkovitz at rhershkovitz@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @rzhershkovitz on Twitter.

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