LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – A woman was killed Tuesday night after she was struck by a semitractor-trailer on U.S. 95 near Railroad Pass.
The Nevada Highway Patrol says that just after 9:40 p.m., a 2012 white Freightliner tractor pulling double trailers was traveling southbound on U.S. 95 in the right travel lane approaching Railroad Pass. A woman was walking southbound on U.S. 95 in the right southbound lane south of the Freightliner.
The right front of Freightliner struck the female pedestrian, then applied heavy braking steering to the right.
The victim, a 37-year-old female from Henderson, was transported to Sunrise Hospital where she died. The Clark County coroner’s office will release the identity.