Nevada Highway Patrol investigated a fatal hit-and-run crash in the far northeast valley on the early morning August 18th.

The incident happened just after 2 a.m. near Beesley Drive, between North Las Vegas Boulevard and North Sloan Lane.

An unknown vehicle traveling south on Las Vegas Boulevard approached a pedestrian on a scooter, according to troopers. The car struck the pedestrian on the right shoulder and immediately fled the scene of the crime.

According to police, the pedestrian died at the scene of the incident. He was identified by authorities on the following day as 35-year-old Charnell Goldsmith. He died of blunt force injuries in an accident, according to the coroner.

“Car accidents are on the rise in the Las Vegas area. At Edward M Bernstein and Associates, we take these accidents seriously. If you or a loved one have been involved in a car accident, we can help you. Call 702-996-3917.

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