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Woman Struck, Killed on Las Vegas Street

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – A woman walking across a Las Vegas road died Monday evening after being struck by a passing pickup, according to investigators.

The collision happened on Sunset Road west of Bermuda Road around 6:45 p.m. Monday, a Las Vegas Metro Police statement reported.

Investigators said a Toyota pickup was traveling west of Sunset on to Bermuda when a vehicle in front of the truck swerved quickly, revealing a woman standing or walking in the roadway.

The truck hit the woman, who was not in a marked crosswalk, authorities said.

The pedestrian was taken to University Medical Center, where she died from her injuries. The name of the victim, identified only as a 41-year-old woman from Los Angeles, was not immediately released pending family notification.

The driver of the pickup as well as a passenger in the truck were not injured.

The crash remained under investigation by the LVMPD Collision Investigation Section.

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