LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police say that a pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle in the central valley Thursday morning.
According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, at around 10:20 a.m. on Sept. 21, police were called to the intersection of Rancho Drive and Palomino Lane after a report of a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle.
Evidence at the scene and witness statements showed that a blue Chevrolet 3500 was stopped at a red traffic signal, preparing to turn right onto Rancho Drive. As the Chevrolet was making the turn, a 46-year-old female pedestrian entered the roadway at the same time, police said.
The woman was then hit and run over by the truck. The pedestrian sustained “mortal injuries” and was pronounced dead at the scene.
This incident is being investigated by the LVMPD Traffic Fatal Detail.