Pedestrian dies after crash


A man is dead after being hit by two vehicles. It happened before 7 p.m. on Saturday near Charleston Boulevard, west of Tenaya Way.

Metro Police say a a 25-year-old man was crossing the street outside of a marked crosswalk. A driver of a Dodge Stratus hit the man. The driver of the Dodge stayed on scene. Another unknown vehicle also hit the pedestrian, but that driver did not stop. The pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses describe the unknown vehicle as a white or silver sedan with luggage on the roof. Police say debris and golf clubs were found at the scene, believed to be from the unknown vehicle.

This is the 121st traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2017.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro’s Collision Investigation Section at (702) 828-3317. You can also call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555. Remember, you can remain anonymous.

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