Number: 1 Pedestrian: Pending Notification Injury: Fatal
Address: Las Vegas, Nevada Age: 35 Male
On January 4, 2013, at approximately 11:41 PM, an Auto / Pedestrian fatal injury traffic collision occurred on Tropicana Avenue east of Decatur Boulevard. Witness statements and evidence at the scene indicate the 2003 Lexus was traveling eastbound in the right travel lane of Tropicana Avenue east of Decatur Boulevard. The pedestrian was crossing Tropicana Avenue from the north side to the south side, outside of a marked crosswalk. The pedestrian was struck by the Lexus and transported to UMC Trauma with critical injuries. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the hospital by attending medical personnel. This collision was the 1st traffic related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction in 2013. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Accident Investigations Section.