Pedestrian who died after being hit by vehicle near UNLV identified

The Clark County coroner’s office has identified a man who died Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle near UNLV.

The victim was 31-year-old Harley Fulkerson of Las Vegas, the coroner’s office said.

Las Vegas police responded about 3:25 a.m. to a call of a vehicle-pedestrian accident on Tropicana Avenue, between Wilbur Street and Maryland Parkway, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. David Gordon said. Fulkerson was walking outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a 1999 Ford SUV.

His death was ruled an accident caused by blunt-force trauma.

The driver showed no signs of impairment and was not arrested, police said.

Contact Isabelle Delgado at or 702-383-0381. Follow @izzydd_ on Twitter.

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