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Two Fatal Auto-Pedestrian Crashes Overnight

Driver Arrested In One Incident

May 03, 2019 - 9:44 am

LAS VEGAS (KXNT)- Metro Police are investigating a pair of fatal auto-pedestrian accidents withing a six hour period late Thursday into early Friday.

The first occurred in the central Valley on Jones just north of Desert Inn. Investigators say a women was walking outside of a crosswalk when she was struck. The driver in that incident stayed on scene and cooperated with investigators. Impairment is not suspected to be a factor in that crash

Then just before 5 Friday morning, a man was killed after a vehicle traveling at a high rate of struck him near Skye Canyon and Horse Drive in the far northwest. In that case, the driver left the scene but was arrested late Friday morning

Neither of the victims' identies have been released as police continue both investigations