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October 31, 2014

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Woman crossing Las Vegas Boulevard is struck, critically injured

A woman was critically injured late Tuesday after being struck by a car while she walked across Las Vegas Boulevard South outside a marked crosswalk.

Metro Police responded about 10:30 p.m. to the collision at Las Vegas Boulevard near Reno Avenue. Metro Lt. Mark Reddon said the woman, in her 20s, was hit by a white sedan, whose driver remained at the scene while police investigate.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, Reddon said.

Police closed northbound traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard from Reno to Tropicana Avenue while officers investigate, Reddon said.

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