1 dead in auto-pedestrian accident in central Las Vegas

Updated May 26, 2017 - 5:51 am

A man is dead after a pickup hit him Thursday night in the central valley, Las Vegas police said.

The crash happened about 9 p.m. on East Charleston Boulevard near U.S. Highway 95, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Dori Koren said. A Metro release later said a gray 2014 Toyota Tacoma was heading west on Charleston Boulevard as a man was crossing just east of Shiloah Drive. The man walked in front of the Toyota and was subsequently hit.

He died at University Medical Center. The Clark County coroner’s office will identify him once next of kin is notified.

The Toyota driver, 30, and a passenger, 22, were not injured.

This is the 57th traffic fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year, according to the release.

Contact Mike Shoro at mshoro@reviewjournal.com. Follow @mike_shoro on Twitter.

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