Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in northwest Las Vegas

USA Vegas News

A male pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday night in the northwest Las Vegas Valley.

The collision occurred about 8:10 p.m. on North Buffalo Drive just north of Trinity Peak Avenue, near Smoke Ranch Road, according to a Metropolitan Police Department preliminary accident report.

The pedestrian was transported to University Medical Center where he died.

He was crossing North Buffalo outside of a marked or implied crosswalk, according to the report.

A man driving a BMW remained at the scene, and did not show signs of impairment.

The death was the 84th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.

The identity of the pedestrian will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office after relatives have been notified.

Contact Katelyn Newberg at knewberg@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0240. Follow @k_newberg on Twitter. Review-Journal staffer Marvin Clemons contributed to this report.

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