85-year-old pedestrian killed crossing street on Paradise near Harmon

Pedestrian Death (MGNOnline)

Police are investigating the death of an 85-year-old man who was struck and killed crossing South Paradise Road north of East Harmon Avenue late Tuesday night. The pedestrian, who police say was not in a marked crosswalk, was struck by a 1993 Ford Mustang.

The driver of the Mustang stayed at the scene and called 911, and the pedestrian was transported to Sunrise Hospital. Medical staff declared the pedestrian dead after arrival.

The identity of the pedestrian has not been released. This marks the 89th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction in 2017.

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