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Pedestrian killed near Martin Luther King Blvd. & Lake Mead identified

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Pedestrian killed near Martin Luther King Blvd. & Lake Mead identified

By Kim Powell. CREATED Nov 1, 2013
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The pedestrian that was struck and killed by a car in the northwest part of the valley has been identified as 60-year-old Juge Brooks.
 
It happened near Martin L. King Blvd and Lake Mead just before 7 p.m. Friday night.
 
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said that Brooks was in the crosswalk at the time of the collision. The pedestrian was then transported to UMC Trauma, but succumbed to the injuries.
 
Westbound lanes of Lake Mead Boulevard were closed while LVMPD's Fatal Detail Unit investigated.

This death marks the third fatal car vs. pedestrian accident in the valley the past 48 hours.