Person dies after being hit by car in central Las Vegas Valley

Updated December 4, 2017 - 9:52 pm

A man was killed Monday night after being hit by a pickup truck in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.

Police responded to the intersection of East Sahara Avenue and Sixth Street just after 7:45 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Grant Rogers said.

The man who was killed was jaywalking, Rogers said.

Metro Sgt. Paul McCullough said the man was in his 50s and died at Sunrise Hospital Medical Center. The truck’s driver cooperated with police and impairment was not suspected. The driver was crossing the intersection on a green light.

This is the 57th pedestrian death this year in Metro’s jurisdiction, McCullough said.

Contact Blake Apgar at or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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