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December 22, 2014

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Man hit by truck while crossing street dies

A man hit by a truck last week while crossing a street in North Las Vegas has died, police said Thursday.

The incident occurred about 9:35 p.m. Dec. 14 near Owens Avenue and Stocker Street.

The man was attempting to cross Owens Avenue when he was hit by a 1994 Nissan truck driven by a 59-year-old Las Vegas man, North Las Vegas Police said.

The man, who police say was not in a crosswalk, was transported to University Medical Center with serious injuries.

On Wednesday, the hospital reported that the man had died, police said.

It is the sixth traffic fatality in North Las Vegas this year.

The man’s name and cause of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after his family has been notified.

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