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Man Dies In Auto-Pedestrian Accident

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(Photo: Tate South/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)

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Las Vegas – An 82-year-old man is dead after he was stuck by a car while crossing the street at North Rainbow Boulevard just south of Peak Drive Saturday around 4:49pm.

Witness indicate a 1990 Chevrolet pickup truck was traveling south on Rainbow when a pedestrian walked into the roadway in front of the truck and was knocked to the ground. He was transported to UMC where he was pronounced dead after arrival. The victim was not in a crosswalk, which was 100 yards from where the accident happened. This marks the 65th traffic related fatality in the Las Vegas Metro jurisdiction in 2011.

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