Police: Pedestrian, 63, dies after hit-and-run

Sun, Feb 21, 2021 (12:13 p.m.)

A 63-year-old Las Vegas man died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night, according to Metro Police.

The incident happened about 9:25 p.m. on Twain Avenue at Palos Verdes Street, police said. The man was crossing the street near a crosswalk but against the pedestrian signal, police said.

The pedestrian was hit by a dark-colored SUV that was headed east on Twain and left the scene in the same direction, police said.

The pedestrian, whose name was not released pending notification of his family, was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information should call Metro at 702-828-3786.

To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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