Henderson woman struck, killed while walking on U.S. 95

Krista Hostetler

Henderson woman struck, killed while walking on U.S. 95

CREATED May. 22, 2013

Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- A woman from Henderson was killed after being struck by a vehicle, while she was walking Tuesday evening.

An investigation by the Nevada Highway Patrol revealed at approximately 9:45 p.m., a Freightliner tractor pulling double trailers was traveling south on U.S. 95 in the right travel lane, approaching Railroad Pass.

A 37-year-old female pedestrian was walking southbound on U.S. 95 in the right soundbound lane.

NHP said the right front of the Freightliner struck the female, then applied heavy braking, steering to the right.

The female, from Henderson, was transported to Sunrise Hospital where she died from her injuries.

Her name has not been released.

Action News will post more information as it becomes available.

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