Pedestrian killed by taxi near Tropicana & Paradise
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 46-year-old man was hit and killed by a taxi at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Tropicana Avenue, just west of Paradise Road.
According to police. a 2012 Ford Escape driven by a 58-year-old female was traveling eastbound in the far right travel lane of Tropicana.
The pedestrian was crossing Tropicana and was not in a crosswalk when he was struck by the front of the Ford Escape.
The man was pronounced dead on the scene by responding medical personnel. The Clark County coroner will release his identity after relatives have been notified.
This was the 37th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department jurisdiction for 2013. The collision remains under investigation.