A NLVPD police car is on the scene of a fatal over night crash
March 16, 2018( NLVPD/ Twitter). NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV (FOX5)- A guy is dead after being struck by a semi-truck early Friday morning in North Las Vegas. NLVPD officers responded to reports of a male down in the highway on the Lake Mead Boulevard on-ramp near Interstate 15 around 2 a.m. Emergency teams pronounced the man dead on the scene, a release stated. Officer Aaron Patty said the event was originally being investigated as a hit and run, but officers later located the chauffeur of a semi-truck who might have not known that he struck the guy near Craig Road and Lamb Boulevard.
Patty stated the semi-truck driver ran over the man in a filling station parking area near Las Vegas Boulevard near Lake Mead Boulevard and dragged the body about half-mile to the highway on-ramp where the body was later on discovered.
#BREAKING officers are working a fatal crash near Las Vegas Blvd and Lake Mead Blvd. Roads partially closed. Motorists utilize alternate routes. #NLVPD– NLVPD (@NLVPD) March 16, 2018 The 36-year-old chauffeur of the semi-truck was located and cooperated with officers, Patty stated. Cops do not suspect alcohol and speed as consider the crash.
The victim’s identity will be released by the Clark County Coroner after his household is alerted.
Anyone with information on the crash is urged to call North Las Vegas police at 702-633-9111. To remain anonymous, call Criminal offense Stoppers at 702-385-5555.
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