An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect age for the pedestrian killed. The error has been corrected. We apologize for the error.

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A 40-year-old woman was killed Wednesday night when she was struck by a Henderson Police officer in a patrol vehicle in the southeast valley.

According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, who are investigating the deadly crash, the pedestrian was crossing the highway around 7:35 p.m. near Tulip Falls Drive, near Gibson when she was struck by the on-duty officer who was driving in the southbound lanes.

Police said the woman was wearing dark clothing and attempting to cross in an unlit area where there was no crosswalk.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the woman.

This is the 5th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction since the beginning of the year.