Las Vegas: Pedestrian fatal traffic collision

Number: 1
Driver: Venegas, Chung Injury: None
Address: Las Vegas,Nevada Age: 58 Female
Vehicle Information: 2012 Ford Escape SUV

Number: 2
Pedestrian: PendingNotification Injury: Fatal
Address: Unknown Age: 46 Male

On April 7, 2013, at approximately 9:03 PM, an Auto/ Pedestrian fatal injury traffic collision occurred on Tropicana Avenue approximately 942 feet west ofthe intersection of Paradise Road. Witness statements and evidence atthe scene indicate the 2012 Ford wastraveling eastbound in the far right travel lane of Tropicana
Avenue approaching the intersection of Paradise Road. The Pedestrian was crossing Tropicana Avenue southbound fromthe north curb towardsthe south curb. Asthe Pedestrian entered the outside eastbound travel lane of Tropicana Avenue,the front ofthe Ford struck the rightside ofthe Pedestrian. The Pedestrian was thrown forward coming to restin the eastbound travel lanes of Tropicana Avenue east ofthe Area ofInitial Contact(AIC). The Pedestrian was pronounced dead atthe scene by respondingmedical personnel. The Pedestrian was outside of a designated crosswalk when the collision occurred. The driver ofthe Ford was uninjured. Thisisthe 37th traffic related fatality in LVMPD’sjurisdiction for 2013. The collision remains under
investigation by the LVMPD AccidentInvestigations Section.

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