77-Year-Old Male Pedestrian Fatally Struck near Valley View Boulevard

LAS VEGAS, NV (February 17, 2022) – Authorities identified Forrest Lance as the driver involved in a pedestrian accident on Flamingo Road.

Police responded to the scene around 11:00 a.m., late Monday morning. Per reports, the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup-truck struck the pedestrian.

Following preliminary investigations, crews determined that the 77-year-old male pedestrian was walking inside of a marked crosswalk at the time.

Moreover, the driver of the pickup truck was later identified as 78-year-old Lance. Las Vegas police are yet to confirm if citations or charges have been issued.

Meanwhile, the victim, in critical condition, died two days later at UMC. His passing marked the 19th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD jurisdiction for 2022.

At this time, an active investigation into the accident is still currently ongoing. Once available, further details will be provided.

The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and family of the victim. May the memories of your loved one give you strength during this difficult time.

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