UPDATE: Police have identified the man killed as Byron Osbourne. Osbourne was 32 years old, officials say.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — One person was killed in a collision Monday in east Las Vegas.
Officials from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department received a call at 12:17 p.m. reporting that a vehicle collided with a person at Charleston Boulevard and Pecos Road in Las Vegas.
Police stated that evidence at the scene and surveillance footage indicated that a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling westbound on Charleston Boulevard approaching Pearl
Avenue prior to the collision.
A pedestrian was walking eastbound on the north sidewalk of Charleston Boulevard. The collision occurred when the pedestrian walked off the sidewalk and crossed the Chevrolet’s travel path.
The person struck was taken to UMC and later pronounced dead. There has been no word from investigators as to whether or not the vehicle and driver stayed on the crash scene.
Monday’s crash occurred just 2 miles west of the location of another collision that left a child with life-threatening injuries on Friday. That incident happened on Charleston Boulevard near Lamont Street. Officials have yet to update the status of the child struck in that crash.