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Pedestrian hit by cab in valet area of Las Vegas Strip resort

Updated November 9, 2018 - 6:41 am

A pedestrian avoided being seriously injured Friday morning after being struck by a taxi near the front entrance of Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip.

A cabdriver lost control of his vehicle in the valet area of Bellagio around 2:50 a.m., according to Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Jason Johansson.

The cab veered toward the front entrance of the resort when it struck a pedestrian and came to rest against a front door of the hotel, Johannson said.

The person struck by the cab was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Johannson said the incident is being investigated.

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