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August 28, 2014

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in northeast valley

A pedestrian was killed early today in a hit-and-run traffic incident in the northeast valley, Metro Police said.

The pedestrian was crossing Meikle Lane, west of Ringe Road, shortly before 1:30 a.m. when he was hit by a white, cargo-style van, which failed to stop and left southbound on Ringe Road, police said.

The pedestrian, a 50-year-old Las Vegas man, was taken to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said. His name was not released, pending notification of family.

The van would have sustained damage to its right front, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Metro at 702-828-4341 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or online at crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

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