SUV Hits, Kills Pedestrian in Las Vegas, Fails to Stop

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Las Vegas police say they have few details about a dark-colored SUV that fatally hit a person and left the scene Wednesday night.

Authorities say the crash happened about 10:30 p.m. when the pedestrian was crossing Torrey Pines Drive north of Casada Way.

Police say it appears the pedestrian was outside a marked crosswalk at the time. Details about the person's identity, age and gender were not immediately available.

The vehicle continued north on Torrey Pines Drive without stopping. It's described as a mid-size or large SUV.

The crash marks the 23rd traffic-related fatality this year in Las Vegas police jurisdiction.

 


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