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60-year-old dies after being hit by car on Las Vegas Strip

Updated November 24, 2017 - 8:34 am

A 60-year-old man died after being hit by two vehicles on Sahara Avenue and the Strip on Thursday night, Las Vegas police said.

The Metropolitan Police Department said that at 8:40 p.m., a pedestrian was crossing Sahara from north to south outside a marked crosswalk and against a red “no walk” signal. The pedestrian was first hit by a dark-colored pickup. He was run over a second time by a white hatchback-station wagon.

Neither vehicle remained at the scene.

The Clark County coroner will identify the person who died after family has been notified.

The crash is under investigation. This is the 119th traffic fatality for 2017 in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department jurisdiction.

Anyone with information on the crash is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Collision Investigation Section at 702-828­-3595. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385­-5555 or visit www.CrimeStoppersOfNV.com.

Contact Matthew Crowley at mcrowley@reviewjournal.com. Follow @copyjockey on Twitter.

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