Update: Woman killed while crossing Boulder highway

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A woman was killed Tuesday morning while trying to cross the northbound lanes of Boulder Highway near U.S. 95, according to Metro police.

The crash was reported at 3:42 a.m. Police said the 50-year-old woman was reportedly standing in the middle of the three northbound travel lanes of Boulder Highway at Sandhill Road when a driver in a Kia Soul hit her.

The northbound lanes of the highway were closed to traffic for nearly five hours while police investigated the scene.

Metro Lt. David Gordon said the 63-year-old driver stayed at the scene and did not show any signs of impairment.

The woman’s identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

This is the 138th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction during 2021.

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