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Pedestrian killed by auto on Desert Inn near Durango

Reported by: Christine Kim
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Updated: 11/15/2013 6:51 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV -- Metro police said an 80-year-old woman was struck and killed on West Desert Inn Road, west of South Durango Drive.

The accident happened around 8:10 p.m. Thursday.

According to Metro, evidence at the scene and witness statements indicate a 2005 Chevy Tahoe was traveling westbound on Desert Inn Road in the middle travel lane, west of Cutty Sark Street.

A pedestrian was walking across Desert Inn Road from the south to the north, outside a marked crosswalk. The pedestrian entered the middle westbound travel lane and was struck by the Tahoe.

Medical personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

This collision was the 93rd traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2013. The collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigation Section.

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