LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Randy Paul Littleton, 66, as the man hit and killed in downtown Las Vegas on June 3. His cause of death is pending.
That night, Metro Police investigated two deadly crashes involving pedestrians that happened within minutes of each other.
The first crash, involving Littleton, happened around 11:30 p.m. near S. Fourth St. and E. Bridger Ave.
According to police, Littleton, who was in a wheelchair was attempting to cross at the intersection when he fell out of his wheelchair. Another pedestrian, a 38-year-old man, was helping him when both were struck by a woman driving a Ford Escape.
Police said the 65-year-old female driver drove around a stopped vehicle and struck the two men. Littleton was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead. The other pedestrian suffered minor injuries.
In another crash, 10 minutes later, another pedestrian was struck and killed. This happened at Sammy Davis Jr. Drive and Mel Torme Way.
In that crash, a 44-year-old woman was struck by a driver in a Hyundai as she was crossing at the intersection.
The woman died at the scene.
Police said the 27-year-old driver, identified as Corey Hockin, was arrested for DUI.
The two deaths are the 55th and 56th traffic related deaths for 2021.