Man hit, killed by car near Downtown Las Vegas


Police say a car hit a pedestrian on E. Bonanza Road and D Street at approximately 11:10 p.m. on Jan. 9.

Video surveillance from a business near the intersection confirmed a 46-­year­-old man was crossing the intersection northbound in a marked crosswalk against the traffic signal when he was hit. 

A 2013 Kia Forte, operated by 46­-year­-old Anthony Kaplan, was traveling west at the intersection when the front of the Kia struck the pedestrian on his right side. 

The impact forced the pedestrian to the ground and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Kaplan remained at the scene and was not impaired. 

The pedestrian’s death marked the 3rd traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for the year 2019. 

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