NORTH LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) –
North Las Vegas Traffic Investigators are seeking information in an automobile versus pedestrian crash that left a 63-year-old Las Vegas man dead.
According to a North Las Vegas police news release, officers responded just after 5:20 a.m. Aug. 16 to the area of Las Vegas Boulevard North and East Carey Avenue in reference to a man down. Arriving officers located a man with critical injuries lying on the roadway. Medical personnel transported him to UMC Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
A preliminary investigation indicates the man was crossing the street outside of a crosswalk in the 2300 block of North Las Vegas Boulevard when he was struck by a vehicle traveling southbound. The vehicle left the scene without stopping.
Traffic Investigators are working to identify the driver of the striking vehicle. Evidence suggests the vehicle was a silver 1999 to 2003 Mitsubishi Galant, which is possibly missing the passenger side view mirror.
Anyone with additional information regarding this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at (702) 633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers
at (702) 385-5555.