weather icon Clear

Woman dies after crossing Las Vegas Boulevard in scooter

Updated November 28, 2021 - 9:51 pm

A woman died Sunday night after trying to cross Las Vegas Boulevard with an “electronic mobility scooter,” Las Vegas police said.

Officers responded to a crash near the south end of the valley at Las Vegas Boulevard and Agate Avenue at around 5 p.m., Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Brian Boxler said. The woman in the scooter had been struck by a vehicle, Boxler said. She was taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:40 p.m.

Impairment was not suspected, Boxler said.

Las Vegas Boulevard was closed in both directions at Agate Avenue until about 9 p.m. while police investigated.

No other information was immediately provided.

Contact Jonah Dylan at jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan on Twitter.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
US judge may suspend mustang roundup in Nevada; suit pending

A federal judge is considering temporarily suspending the capture of wild horses in Nevada where their advocates say the BLM is “needlessly and recklessly” killing free-roaming mustangs.