Enterprise, NV (July 23, 2020) – Law enforcement officials and emergency responders were called to the scene of a deadly collision involving a pedestrian in Enterprise. The accident took place early on Wednesday morning, July 22. According to reports from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the deceased victim was visiting from out of town when he was involved in an argument with a friend near the intersection of W. Wigwam Avenue and S. Las Vegas Boulevard.
During the argument, the pedestrian entered the roadway. He was then struck by a white Lexus traveling northbound on S. Las Vegas Boulevard. Authorities were notified of the accident at around 2:30 a.m. that morning.
At this time, the cause of the accident is still unknown. The area of South Las Vegas Boulevard was closed while investigators and emergency responders at the scene. The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and the crash and was pronounced dead by responding paramedics.
The driver involved in the accident remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The driver showed no signs of intoxication or impairment.
The cause of death is still unknown. An ongoing investigation into the crash is being managed by local law enforcement officials.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Deadly Pedestrian Accident in Las Vegas
National statistics show that Nevada has a particularly high rate of pedestrian accidents. Unfortunately, the majority of these collisions result in life-threatening or fatal injuries. Sources revealed that there were 92 pedestrian fatalities in Las Vegas between January 1, 2015 and February 26, 2016. In 2015, a pedestrian was killed somewhere in the city every six days on average. After losing a loved one in a Las Vegas pedestrian crash, surviving family members should reach out to a qualified Nevada wrongful death attorney in order to discuss their options for legal compensation.
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