Metro Police: Nearly 70% of 2020 pedestrian fatalities ‘due to pedestrian error’

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic Bureau says nearly 70% of pedestrian fatalities in its jurisdiction this year are “due to pedestrian error.”

Out of 99 deaths, 42 were pedestrians, according to a Metro Facebook post.

Police ask the public to:

  • Cross at crosswalks
  • Be seen
  • Move with a purpose
  • Look for drivers to clear your path before entering the roadway

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