Police looking for dark-colored sedan following deadly hit-and-run crash

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police are looking for a dark-colored sedan following a fatal hit-and-run crash Thursday night.

The crash happened at the intersection of Rancho Drive and Riverside Drive, near Vegas Drive, just before 8:30 p.m.

According to Metro Police, the pedestrian, a 68-year-old man, was in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by the sedan headed northbound on Rancho Drive. The impact of the crash caused the man to be knocked out of the crosswalk and into the path of a second vehicle. The driver of the sedan fled the scene but the driver of the second vehicle remained at the crash.

Police said that driver cooperated and did not display any signs of impairment.

The pedestrian was transported to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

Rancho Drive was closed to traffic between Washington Avenue and Vegas Drive for several hours during the investigation.

This is the 28th traffic related fatality for Metro since the beginning of the year.

Police urge anyone with information on the dark-colored sedan, or crash, to contact the Collision Investigation Section at (702) 828-3595, or to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385 -5555 or through this link.

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