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September 20, 2018

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Woman, 96, hit by car on sidewalk, dies

A 96-year-old pedestrian was fatally injured Tuesday when she was hit by a car exiting a private driveway in the central valley, according to Metro Police.

The crash was reported about 2:25 p.m. on Sahara Avenue, just east of Decatur Boulevard, police said.

The 88-year-old driver was turning right onto Sahara when she hit the pedestrian, who was on a sidewalk, police said.

The victim, identified today as Masumi Nakamura of Las Vegas, died at University Medical Center.

Impairment was not suspected, police said. It was the 86th traffic fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.