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September 30, 2014

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Pedestrian critically injured in hit-and-run incident, police say

A pedestrian was critically injured Thursday night in a hit-and-run with a pickup truck in the northeast valley, Metro Police said.

The incident happened about 7:10 p.m. as a man attempted to cross Lake Mead Boulevard, east of Pecos Road, outside of a marked crosswalk, police said.

The pickup truck, which was headed east, hit the man and then left the scene, police said.

The pedestrian, Stanley Woosley, 57, of Las Vegas was taken to University Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The truck was described as a midsize, dark-colored pickup, possibly a Ford, with moderate right front-end damage. The first three characters of the license plate — the state was not known — were reported to be 563.

Anyone with information is urged to call Metro’s Accident Investigation Section at 702-828-3317 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com.

Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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