LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Henderson police are investigating a crash that left a 71-year-old man dead Wednesday evening.
Around 7:30 p.m., Henderson police and fire units responded to a report of a crash involving a pedestrian in the area of North Boulder Highway and Coogan Drive near Sunset Road. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian was crossing Boulder Highway outside of a crosswalk when he was struck by a driver in a pickup truck traveling northbound.
The pedestrian was taken to Sunrise Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The driver remained at the scene and didn’t show signs of impairment, police said.
According to Henderson police, northbound Boulder Highway was closed from Barrett Street to East Sunset Road as police conducted their investigation.
Police said this is the 10th traffic-related fatality in Henderson in 2023.