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Man dies after being struck by North Las Vegas police car

Updated August 6, 2021 - 4:42 pm

A man died after he was struck by a North Las Vegas police car on Wednesday night.

North Las Vegas police said in a statement Thursday that an officer was driving south on Las Vegas Boulevard near Lake Mead Boulevardsjust before 10 p.m. when he struck the man.

Investigators from the Metropolitan Police Department were called in, and they believe the man was walking outside of a marked crosswalk on Las Vegas Boulevard.

The Clark County coroner’s office said Friday that Daniel Mazzocchi, 30, died at University Medical Center from multiple blunt force trauma. His death was ruled an accident.

Anyone with information about this crash may call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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