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November 29, 2015

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Man running across U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas is struck and killed

Man struck on U.S. 95

A man died after being hit by a car while running across U.S. 95 in northwest Las Vegas shortly before noon Sunday.

Officers responded to the accident at 11:56 a.m. near Lake Mead Boulevard, said Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Jeremie Elliott. The man was taken to University Medical Center, where he later was pronounced dead, he said.

The accident caused the closure of northbound U.S. 95 near the Lake Mead Boulevard off-ramp for about an hour. All lanes except the right lane have been reopened, Elliott said.

Additional information about the man and the accident was not available, Elliot said.

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