Man struck and killed by vehicle near Las Vegas Boulevard and Sunset

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police are investigating a fatal crash that left a 53-year-old man from Yakima, Washington, dead. The incident happened around 11:26 a.m. at E. Sunset Road and Gillespie Street, which is near Las Vegas Boulevard and Sunset.

According to a witness, a 2016 Kia Sportage was traveling south on Gilespie when it crossed into oncoming traffic lanes and left the roadway over a curb. The vehicle struck the victim, who was walking on the sidewalk east of the roadway, before coming to a stop in a landscaped area.

Metro said the victim was transported to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, the driver, 38-year-old Crystal Bailey, stayed on scene. She was not impaired.

The man’s death is the fifth traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year, and the incident remains under investigation.

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