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Teen pedestrian killed in Las Vegas hit-and-run

Updated September 11, 2021 - 3:31 pm

A teenager was killed while crossing a road in southwest Las Vegas Friday night.

Officers were called at 7:46 p.m. to South Durango Drive and West Robindale Road after a report of a crash involving pedestrians, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators believe two pedestrians were crossing the road without the light signal permitting them to cross when one of them, a 15-year-old boy, was struck by a vehicle.

The boy was taken to University Medical Center where he died, police said.

The vehicle involved drove off and police are looking for a 2011-2017 red Dodge Charger without a driver’s side mirror. Metro said in the statement the car would have a damaged windshield as well.

Anonymous tips can be left with Crimes Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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