Whitney, NV (June 13, 2020) – A woman was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing at an intersection in Whitney on Friday, June 12th. Sequoia Lee, 36, of Las Vegas was struck by a 2004 Infiniti G35 traveling southbound on NV-582 (Boulder Highway). Lee was in the process of crossing at Tropicana Avenue at the time of the crash.
Lee’s autopsy found that she was killed due to blunt trauma caused by the accident. The 19-year-old driver remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Impairment is not believed to have played a role in the crash.
Local authorities are currently investigating the accident.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Sequoia Lee at this time.
Nevada Fatal Pedestrian Crashes
There were 601 pedestrians struck by cars in Nevada from 2008 to 2017. Nevada is ranked 11th in the nation for pedestrian fatalities. After losing a loved one, injured parties should consult with a Nevada wrongful death attorney to pursue lost damages.
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