UPDATE: Coroner identifies pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in northeast Valley

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FILE – Police officers at a crime scene. (NEXSTAR)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Renick Lambey, 61, as the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash in the northeast Valley Nov. 12. His death was ruled an accident, caused by blunt trauma.

The incident occurred on Abels Lane north of East Lake Mead around 5:25 p.m.

Police say Lambey was riding a motorized wheelchair north on Abels, and the vehicle involved was traveling in the same direction. The vehicle then struck him and fled the scene without stopping to help.

Lambey was transported to UMC Trauma, where he later died.

Metro says this is the 87th traffic-related fatality in their jurisdiction in 2020.

Anyone with information about the vehicle involved is asked to call Metro’s Collision Investigation Section at 702-828-3595. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555, via text at 274-637 (write CRIMENV and tip info) or on their website.

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