LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The woman hit and killed by a car on Sunday has been identified as 58-year-old Stefanie Turner of Las Vegas. Metro police say she was attempting to cross Las Vegas Boulevard at Agate Avenue when she was struck.
Police received reports of a collision involving a vehicle and a woman who was attempting to cross Las Vegas Boulevard, south of Pebble Road in a motorized wheelchair shortly after 5:30 p.m. It had initially been reported as an electronic mobility scooter.
According to police, Turner was in an implied crosswalk at the intersection of Agate Avenue when she was struck by a 70-year-old driver in a Nissan Altima.
Turner was transported to an area hospital but later died.
Police said the male driver remained at the scene and showed no signs of impairment. The crash is still under investigation.
This is the 132nd traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2021.
There was a fatal crash involving a GMC Sierra and a Kawasaki motorcycle on Oct. 3. The motorcyclist died.