Las Vegas, NV (December 11, 2023) – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a tow truck on Sunday, December 10, in the east valley of Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reported that the incident occurred just after 7 p.m. near Nellis Blvd and Sahara Ave.
The tow truck was heading west on Sahara when the driver noticed a pedestrian in the roadway and tried to avoid them. Unfortunately, the pedestrian was hit and declared dead at the scene. The driver remained on-site and cooperated with authorities. Impairment is not believed to be a factor in the accident. Investigations at Nellis and Sahara are ongoing.