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Woman struck, killed in auto-pedestrian collision

Updated Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 | 12:34 a.m.

Deadly crash

A 55-year-old Las Vegas woman was hit and killed by a car Tuesday evening near Nellis Air Force Base, according to Metro Police.

The woman was hit at Las Vegas Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue around 7:15 p.m., police said.

The woman, who has not been identified pending notification of relatives, was pronounced dead at the scene, officers said.

Police said evidence at the scene indicated that a 2003 Ford Taurus, which was driven by Betty Packer, 69, Las Vegas, was traveling east on Cheyenne Avenue, approaching Las Vegas Boulevard, when the accident occurred.

The 55-year-old woman was crossing Cheyenne Avenue from the north to the south outside a marked crosswalk when she was struck in an eastbound travel lane, police said.

Officers said the accident remains under investigation.

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