LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Thomas Burger, 34, as the pedestrian hit and killed while crossing I-15 on Aug. 9. His manner and cause of death are still pending.
Around 9:21 p.m., a silver Lexus sedan was traveling northbound on I-15 approaching the US 95 northbound transition ramp. The preliminary investigation revealed for reasons unknown, Burger entered the path of the Lexus, and it struck him.
Burger succumbed to injuries sustained in the crash and was pronounced deceased on the scene.
This crash remains under investigation.
This marks the Nevada Highway Patrol Southern Command’s fatal crash number 19, resulting in 31 fatalities for the year 2020.