Pedestrian Dies in Crash Near Desert Inn and Durango

LAS VEGAS -- Metro Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of an 80-year-old woman.

The crash occurred Thursday night near Desert Inn Road and Cutty Sark Street. Police say the woman was walking outside a marked crosswalk, when a Chevy Tahoe that was traveling westbound on Desert Inn struck her.

The woman died at the scene of the accident. Neither the driver of the Chevy nor her three passengers, who were all children, suffered injuries.

This is the 93rd traffic-related death in Metro's jurisdiction this year.


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