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Officers responded at about 5:50 p.m. to Sahara Avenue and Tenaya Way. Officers recognized the chauffeur as 30-year-old Mathew Beard. Inning accordance with police, Beard was driving a 2004 GMC Yukon and heading west on Sahara when he unexpectedly altered directions for unknown factors.
Beard drove across the travel lanes on Sahara Avenue “in a northwest direction” and he struck a pedestrian, identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Luis Gagliano III, 54, who had actually been walking on the walkway, Metro stated. Beard continued heading northwest, hitting a palm tree and then an unregistered, vacant Dodge Ram truck near Budget Plan Car Rental on 7150 West Sahara Avenue.
Gagliano was noticable dead at the scene and Beard was taken to University Medical Center Trauma with dangerous injuries, City said.
According to cops, debris and vehicle fluids from the crash struck an overall of 9 other lorries. It was unidentified if problems was a factor.
Roadways in the location were closed while authorities investigated.
This was the 85th traffic-related casualty that complete under City’s jurisdiction in 2018.
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