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Pedestrian Succumbs to Injuries After Being Struck by Semi-Truck

July 06, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT KATRINA FARRELL, (702) 267-4596

Henderson, Nev. – On July 2nd, 2020, at about 11:10a.m., City of Henderson Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the intersection of eastbound Lake Mead Parkway and Boulder Highway regarding an auto-pedestrian accident.

The investigation revealed a semi-truck was traveling eastbound on Lake Mead through the intersection of Boulder Highway when a male pedestrian stepped out into the path of the semi-truck and was struck.

The pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the semi-truck remained at the scene, was cooperative with the investigation, and showed no signs of impairment.  Speed is not considered to be a factor.

Eastbound Lake Mead Parkway was closed to through traffic from Boulder Highway for approximately two and a half hours while accident investigators conducted their scene investigation.

Henderson Traffic Officers later learned the male had succumbed to his injuries on July 3rd, 2020.

The name of the pedestrian will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after next of kin notifications.

The crash is being investigated as the third accident-related fatality for 2020.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Please contact Officer Katrina Farrell, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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