LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Henderson man who was struck by a car early Tuesday morning at Flamingo and Pecos roads while attempting to save his dog has died from his injuries, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
David Holtslander, 58, was hit around 3:50 a.m. Police said he was walking his dog when his dog darted into the intersection and he chased after it. Both were struck by a Nissan Kicks traveling eastbound on the Flamingo road
The dog died and the man suffered “life-threatening” injuries and was transported to Sunrise Hospital and died the following day, police said.
The Nissan driver remained at the scene and did not show signs of impairment. The crash remains under investigation.
His death is the 89th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2023.