LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A pedestrian was killed Tuesday afternoon after being run over by a truck in the southeast Las Vegas valley, according to police.
The incident was reported around 1:38 p.m. at Sunset Park, near 2601 East Sunset
According to police, a Freightliner M2 tree-trimming truck was traveling eastbound through Sunset Park when the driver ran over a woman laying on the ground in the northeast corner of the park.
The woman, identified as 40-year-old Lynette Martinez, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Martinez’s death marked the 115th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for 2022.