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October 23, 2014

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Pedestrian killed in North Las Vegas Monday night

A pedestrian was struck by a car and killed Monday night in North Las Vegas, according to police.

A 67-year-old man was struck by a Toyota sedan traveling eastbound near Cheyenne Avenue and Commerce Street at around 8:30 p.m. Monday, North Las Vegas Police Officer Aaron Patty said.

When officers arrived, they found the man unresponsive in the roadway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A preliminary investigation has found the man was crossing the street but not using a crosswalk when he was hit.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the accident, Patty said. Investigators are currently looking into whether excessive speed played a role.

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