Toddler dies weeks after being hit by vehicle


A 2-year-old girl who was struck by a vehicle has died, according to Metro Police.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the child as Elika Kosaryan.  Elika was struck by a vehicle while walking through a parking lot with family on April 23.

It occurred at 6980 S. Cimarron Road.  Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated little Elika was walking south between parked vehicles as a Mercedes Benz driving westbound traveled behind the parked vehicles. 

Police say that’s when the child walked into the travel way and was contacted by the right side of the Mercedes Benz as it passed. The child was taken to UMC Trauma Hospital by emergency medical responders. She died on May 8.

Her death marked the 42nd traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2018. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.

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