Published Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011 | 9:28 p.m.
Updated Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 | 12:34 a.m.
A 55-year-old Las Vegas woman was hit and killed by a car Tuesday evening near Nellis Air Force Base, according to Metro Police.
The woman was hit at Las Vegas Boulevard and Cheyenne Avenue around 7:15 p.m., police said.
The woman, who has not been identified pending notification of relatives, was pronounced dead at the scene, officers said.
Police said evidence at the scene indicated that a 2003 Ford Taurus, which was driven by Betty Packer, 69, Las Vegas, was traveling east on Cheyenne Avenue, approaching Las Vegas Boulevard, when the accident occurred.
The 55-year-old woman was crossing Cheyenne Avenue from the north to the south outside a marked crosswalk when she was struck in an eastbound travel lane, police said.
Officers said the accident remains under investigation.