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Pedestrian killed in northeast Las Vegas crash

Updated August 19, 2020 - 3:56 am

A pedestrian died Tuesday night after a crash in northeast Las Vegas.

Police were called to North Nellis Boulevard and East Judson Avenue at 9:44 p.m. after a car crash involving a pedestrian, according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon.

The pedestrian was collecting scrap metal from the road at the intersection, according to a preliminary report issued early Wednesday by Metro’s Fatal Accident Detail.

The report said the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by a 2005 Hyundai SUV that was headed south on Nellis. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 55-year-old driver did not appear impaired and remained at the scene. Excessive speed did not appear to be a factor, the report stated.

The death was the 60th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2020.

The Clark County coroner will release the identity of the pedestrian after relatives have been notified.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter. Review-Journal digital producer Marvin Clemons contributed to this report.

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