Pedestrian walking outside of crosswalk hit and killed by vehicle

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — On Friday, Police responded to the call of a crash between a car and a female pedestrian in the area of Stewart Avenue & 10th Street. Officials say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle while crossing Stewart just after 5 pm Friday.

Police say the 71-year-old woman darted into traffic, outside of any marked crosswalk. The driver of the car then hit the pedestrian. She was taken to the hospital where she later died.

The driver stayed on scene. Police say they do not think impairment was a factor and say the pedestrian was at fault. Stewart from 10th to Maryland was closed for several hours as police investigated.

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