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Police: Man fatally struck while jaywalking in northeast Las Vegas

Updated September 18, 2023 - 6:54 am

A man was fatally struck by a truck in northeast Las Vegas Sunday night while jaywalking, police said.

At around 7:55 p.m. a 76-year-old man was crossing Las Vegas Boulevard North, south of Cheyenne Avenue, outside of a marked crosswalk when he was fatally struck by a 2004 GMC Sierra, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

The 18-year-old man driving the truck remained on scene and did not show signs of impairment, police said.

Las Vegas Boulevard was closed from Cheyenne to Pecos Road for several hours while police investigated the crash.

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