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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Jones Boulevard

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run on Jones Boulevard

By Molly Waldron. CREATED May 12, 2013

 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A pedestrian crossing Jones Boulevard was killed in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday night. 

Police were called to the area of Jones and Saddle Avenue at about 11 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. He was taken to University Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. 

Detectives said the pedestrian, a 50-year-old man, was crossing Jones when the driver of a Nissan Exterra struck the pedestrian and drove off without stopping. 

The abandoned Nissan Exterra was found a short time later just blocks away. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.