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April 20, 2014

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Pedestrian hit, killed crossing Tropicana Avenue

A pedestrian crossing Tropicana Avenue outside of a marked crosswalk was killed Sunday night when he was hit by a sport utility vehicle, Metro Police reported.

The 46-year-old man was crossing the street just west of Paradise Road when he was hit about 9 p.m. by the SUV, which was headed east on Tropicana, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It was the 37th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2013. The incident remains under investigation, police said.

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  1. 37th traffic related fatality? Hmm...I wonder what color clothing this jay walker was wearing at night time in an unmarked crosswalk?