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Man killed while walking on I-15 near Tropicana identified

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The left three lanes of I-15 Southbound were blocked near Tropicana as the Nevada Highway Patrol investigated the death of a pedestrian who was walking on the freeway.

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the victim as 28-year-old Ty Maurice Colyar. His official cause of death was blunt chest trauma and the manner was ruled an accident.

The man was struck by an SUV shortly at 5:25 a.m. Friday morning.

The driver showed no signs of impairment, stayed on the scene, and is cooperating with police.

It is unclear why the man was walking on the freeway.

As of 8:00 a.m., all lanes were re-opened on the interstate.

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