UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in crash near Durango and Flamingo, victim identified

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a car while attempting to cross Durango Drive near Flamingo Road Sunday night. The victim has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as 34-year-old Daniel Medrano.

The cause of death was determined to be blunt force injuries of the head, trunk, and extremities due to a motor vehicle collision. The manner of death was ruled accidental.

The crash was reported around 9:25 a.m. and resulted in Durango being closed for several hours between Flamingo and Twain as police investigated the crash.

According to Metro Police, the 26-year-old pedestrian was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk and was struck by a Mercedes driven by a 56-year-old man. The pedestrian died at the scene.

The driver remain at the scene and did not not any signs of impairment, police said.

This is the 89th traffic fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction since the beginning of the year.

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