UPDATE: Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi-truck near Lake Mead Pkwy and Boulder Hwy

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The pedestrian hit by a semi-truck on Thursday, July 2 has succumbed to his injuries, according to Henderson Police.

The incident happened in the eastbound lanes of Lake Mead Parkway near Boulder Highway around 11:10 a.m.

According to police, a semi-truck was traveling eastbound on Lake Mead through the intersection of Boulder Highway when the 52-year-old pedestrian stepped out into the path of the semi-truck and was struck.

The pedestrian was transported to a hospital in serious condition. Henderson Police say he died from his injuries the next day, on July 3.

The driver of the semi-truck remained at the scene and was cooperative with the investigation.

Neither speed or impairment appear to be factors in crash, police said.

The name of the pedestrian will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office. This crash is the third accident-related fatality in Henderson’s jurisdiction for 2020.

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