UPDATE: 1 pedestrian killed, 1 injured, driver arrested after signs of impairment

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police are investigating a deadly crash involving two male pedestrians, one of which was killed.

It happened at approximately 4:39 p.m. on Thursday afternoon at Twain Avenue and Royal Crest Street (near Twain and Paradise).

According to police two 46-year-old males were walking westbound on Twain on the north sidewalk.

The driver of a 1995 Chevy Silverado now identified as 44-year-old Anthony Stewart failed to maintain travel lanes and veered to the right driving onto the sidewalk where the two men were walking.

Stewart continued traveling westbound, straddling the sidewalk and roadway. The driver then collided with the pedestrians before reentering the roadway.

46-year-old Franklin McGraw was one of the two pedestrians hit and suffered minor injuries. The other 46-year old male has not been identified and died after suffering critical injuries.

Initially, police say the driver of the Chevy left the scene of the crash, however, he was later located nearby and arrested after showing signs of impairment

The pedestrian’s death marked the 126th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for the year 2021.

The collision remains under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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