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Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle has been identified

Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle has been identified

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Jul 10, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The man struck and killed by a vehicle early Monday morning, near UNLV, has been identified.

The Clark County Coroner has identified the victim as 47-year-old Jeffery David Saunders. His hometown is unknown at this time.

Police said Saunders was crossing Tropicana Avenue near Wilbur Street, when a vehicle swerved and missed him, but a second vehicle struck him.

Saunders was not in a marked crosswalk.

Krista Hostetler

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