A pedestrian died early Friday after being hit by a vehicle in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.
The victim was struck by a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix while crossing southbound on Sahara Avenue east of Maroney Avenue, near Maryland Parkway, about 4:50 a.m., police said. The pedestrian, who was not in a marked crosswalk, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers determined that the Pontiac was driving west on Sahara in the right-most traffic lane when “the pedestrian crossed the path of the Pontiac,” the Metropolitan Police Department said in a news release Friday.
The pedestrian will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office. It was the 75th traffic fatality investigated by Metro this year.