Pedestrian Killed Crossing Street
LAS VEGAS (KXNT/AP) — Police say a 52-year-old man who was running across a Las Vegas street during a rainstorm has died after being hit by a SUV.
Authorities say the crash happened a little after 9 p.m. Sunday on Boulder Highway near Desert Inn road.
Investigators say the man was running across the road in a crosswalk but against a red signal when an SUV that had a green or yellow light struck him.
The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital and later pronounced dead.
His identity has not yet been released.
This is the 41st traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2014.
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