Teenager fails to utilize crosswalk, hit and eliminated in west Las Vegas

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border=” 0 “src=” /wp-content/uploads/2018/03/16214272_G.jpg” width= “180”/ >( Gai Phanalsay/FOX5 )( RTC FAST CAMERA)( RTC FAST WEBCAM). LAS VEGAS( FOX5 )-. A 14-year-old boy was hit and killed by an SUV at Spring Mountain Road and Durango Drive Wednesday, according to Metro police.

Police were called about 7:13 p.m., Sgt. Robert Stauffer said. A group of children were dipping into the skate park in Desert Breeze park when they crossed the street beyond a marked crosswalk to go to McDonald’s. A number of others were ahead of the victim, recognized by the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace as Alani Hill, who was aiming to capture up, the kids informed authorities.

A number of witnesses stated Hill crossed against the light when a Variety Rover driving north in the center lane of Durango Drive struck him. He fell onto the roadway and moved to a stop, according to an LVMPD release. Hill passed away at the scene.

The driver remained on scene and was not impaired, police said.

Cops said the crossway was closed in all 4 directions. This is the 16th traffic-related death in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2018.

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