UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Nita Alberta Livingston, 65 from Las Vegas. She died of multiple blunt force injuries.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– Metro police investigating a deadly crash involving a school bus in Spring Valley Thursday.
Police responded to a call for a crash shortly at approximately 3:41 p.m Thursday near Desert Inn Rd & Decatur Blvd.
Police say the school bus traveling south on Warnock Road and was making a right on Desert Inn when it struck a female, 65. The pedestrian died at the scene.
The female bus driver, 58 stayed on the scene. Police don’t believe speed or impairment was a factor in this crash.
Police say that the pedestrian was in an unmarked crosswalk.
At the time of the crash, 3 elementary school kids were on the bus. They weren’t hurt.
Desert Inn Road was shut down between Decatur Boulevard and Cameron Street.
Motorists were advised to avoid the area as the investigation is ongoing.
The pedestrian’s death marks the 122nd traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year 2021.
This collision remains under investigation.
“Just because you’re in the roadway legally, doesn’t mean you’re in the roadway safely. What you want to do if you’re a pedestrian is making sure you’re having eye contact with those drivers that are closest to you that could be a potential collision,” said Lt. Bret Ficklin.
Police also remind drivers and pedestrians that with the time change this weekend. It’ll get dark earlier so it’s important to always be alert.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.