A homeless pedestrian was killed in Las Vegas early this morning after being struck by a car being operated by a driver under the influence.

The crash occurred around 1:45am, when the car veered off of the road and into a landscaped area, striking and killing a pedestrian sleeping on the ground. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 27-year-old driver, Pearl Angob,  of Las Vegas was booked at the Clark County Detention Center for DUI resulting in a death after being taken to UMC with minor injuries, later being released.

“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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