LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro Police say a 62-year-old woman is dead following a crash in the west part of the valley Friday night.
Officers responded to the fatal crash on West Lake Mead Boulevard, east of Torrey Pines Drive, around 7:30 p.m.
According to police, a 62-year-old pedestrian was crossing Lake Mead with another pedestrian outside of a marked crosswalk, from south to north, when an SUV that was traveling eastbound on Lake Mead hit her.
The pedestrian was forced to the ground. Police say she was taken to the hospital, but died shortly after arriving.
The driver remained on scene. Impairment and speed do not appear to be factors in the crash, LVMPD stated in a news release.
This death marks the 64th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2020.