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Coroner identifies body found near Galleria Drive and Gibson Road

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Coroner identifies body found near Galleria Drive and Gibson Road

By Rebecca Lewis. CREATED Aug 30, 2014 - UPDATED: Aug 31, 2014

Henderson, NV (KTNV) -- Henderson police are currently investigating the scene where a body was found.

Officers responded to a call around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. The death is being investigated as a possible hit-and-run.

The body of 61-year-old Franklin Kent Campbell was found lying dead in the right turn lane of Galleria Drive, just West of Gibson.

Campbell is said to have died after being struck by a vehicle. His cause of death has been listed as blunt force trauma to the head.

Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Galleria Drive was closed for about three hours while officers conducted an investigation.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.

Rebecca Lewis

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Rebecca Lewis is currently an Interactive Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.