1 Dead in Las Vegas Pedestrian Accident
LAS VEGAS, NV (March 17, 2020) – On Saturday night, a 74-year-old woman died in a pedestrian accident late at night on March 14.
According to Trooper Travis Smaka, they responded to the crash after receiving a report of someone in the middle of the road at around 11:15 p.m. near the 15 Freeway and Lamb Boulevard.
According to the Nevada Highway Patrol, it’s still unclear why 74-year-old Edna Bright was on the road.
The accident occurred when a Mazda SUV, followed by a silver GMC SUV, struck the woman. The authorities declared her dead at the scene.
Meanwhile, both drivers stopped and remained at the scene. The authorities don’t believe that impairment played a role in the crash.
It was the Clark County Coroner’s Office who later identified the woman. The coroner’s report of Edna Bright’s death remains unreleased as of this time.
The collision also shut down all southbound 15 Freeway lanes. The crews diverted traffic at Lamb Boulevard.
The Nevada Highway Patrol is currently handling the crash investigation.
Our hearts and sympathies are with the family and friends of Edna Bright. This fatal crash reminds us to always be on the lookout for pedestrians while driving. By following the traffic laws and being focused while driving, accidents and injuries can be prevented.
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