LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A person is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a road in west Las Vegas, police said.
The crash occurred at 8:51 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Hualapai Way in west Las Vegas.
According to police, a 2015 Toyota Highlander traveling eastbound on Charleston Boulevard struck a man who was crossing Hualapai Way against a red light. A 59-year-old man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The driver stayed on the scene and was cooperative with the investigation. He did not show signs of impairment, police said.
Some roadways in the crash area have been closed, and police expect them to remain closed for several hours as the investigation continues.
The pedestrian’s death marks the 93rd traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2023.
This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.