Update: The man has been identified as 32-year-old Christopher Hugh Moran. His cause of death is still pending.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person is dead after a collision that diverted traffic on I-15 in Las Vegas Friday morning.
The collision occurred on southbound I-15 at Tropicana, according to Nevada State Police. Traffic on the major artery is being diverted off at Flamingo.
As approximately 5:00 a.m., Nevada State Police responded to reports of a person that have been struck by a vehicle while crossing southbound I-15 south of Flamingo. When first responders arrived, they found a man had been struck by a semi-truck and then a car.
A person stopped to try to assist the person struck by the vehicles, but the man died on the scene.
Just before 9:00 a.m., the I-15 freeway reopened to traffic after the incident was cleared.