UPDATE: The pedestrian killed Sunday in a hit-and-run on Interstate 15 just south of Lamb Boulevard has been identified as Cameron Paul Ramirez, 33, of North Las Vegas. The Clark County Coroner’s Office said Ramirez died of blunt force trauma, and ruled the death an accident. Original story below:
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run along I-15 just south of Lamb.
The crash happened Sunday morning at approximately 1:00 a.m.
The pedestrian died on the scene.
Troopers say the car did not remain at the scene.
A preliminary investigation by NHP indicates that the pedestrian entered the travel lane on I-15 directly in the path of a silver 2010 Scion TC. Troopers could not explain why the pedestrian was walking along I-15 or why he stepped into the travel lane.
The crash investigation remains under investigation.
This marks the Nevada Highway Patrol – Southern Command’s 69th fatal crash resulting in 78 fatalities for 2021.