A 62-year-old woman died after being hit by a car in the northwest valley Friday night, said Las Vegas police.
Around 7:30 p.m., Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers responded to the accident on Torrey Pines Drive near Lake Mead Boulevard.
The woman and another pedestrian were crossing Lake Mead outside of a crosswalk when a 25-year-old driver of a 2017 Kia Sportage was driving eastbound on Lake Mead. Police said the front of the Kia hit the woman, throwing her to the ground.
She was transported to University Medical Center where she later died.
According to the police, the driver stayed on the scene and was not impaired or speeding.
The woman’s death marks the 64th traffic fatality for LVMPD in 2020.
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