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October 1, 2014

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Pedestrian killed crossing Tropicana Avenue identified

The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a pedestrian struck by a car and killed Friday night on Tropicana Avenue as Yamel Moreno, 35, of Las Vegas.

Moreno had been crossing Tropicana, between Decatur Boulevard and Cameron Street, at 11:40 p.m., Metro Police said. He was outside a marked crosswalk when he was hit by a 2003 Lexus GS 300, police said.

Moreno was transported to University Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead. The coroner’s office said Moreno died from a blunt force trauma to the chest.

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