Elderly Man Struck, Killed In Store Parking Lot

Motorized Wheelchair Was Hit By Armored Truck

Mitch Kelly
December 18, 2019 - 6:05 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Metro Police say an elderly man is dead after he was hit by an armored truck Tuesday afternoon.  

The 87 year-old man was in a motorized cart when he was struck and killed at a shopping center on Decatur and Tropical Parkway.  

The man drove the cart into the parking lot in front of the armored truck as it began to move forward. The man was taken To University Medical Center but died from his injuries.

The man's identity has not been released.

The driver of the armored truck stayed on scene and cooperated with investigators. So far, no charges have been filed.

Tuesday night's incident marks the 101st traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction for 2019.