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Teenager hit by SUV near Mountain Vista and Tropicana

Teenager hit by SUV near Mountain Vista and Tropicana

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Apr 30, 2012

Las Vegas, NV (KNTV) -- According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a teenage boy was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Mountain Vista Street and East Tropicana Avenue at about 7:09 a.m. this morning.

The boy has been transported to Sunrise Hospital. He is in serious condition but is expected to survive.

According to initial reports, the vehicle -- a Chevrolet SUV -- may have hit the boy while she was on a sidewalk. However, that has not been confirmed.

The southbound lanes of Mountain Vista were closed during investigation of the incident.

There is no other information available at this time.

Action News will update this story as soon as new information is available.

Joyce Lupiani

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.