Pedestrian killed near Desert Inn and Boulder

LAS VEGAS - The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died after being hit and killed by SUV Sunday night as 52-year-old Jeffrey Thomas Kwist.

The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. near Boulder Highway and Desert Inn Road. Metro Police says Kwist was running across Boulder Highway, when the SUV hit him.

Police say Kwist was inside a crosswalk, but was attempting to cross against a red light. Emergency crews transported him to Sunrise Hospital where he later died.

Police did not arrest the driver of the SUV.  This is the 41st fatal accident in Metro's jurisdiction this year.


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