6-Year-Old Kid Dead in Bicycle Hit-and-Run Collision on Karen Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 23, 2022) – Saturday night, Jamall Dupree Anderson Jr. died after being struck by a U-Haul truck on East Karen Avenue.

The incident happened on August 13th, at around 5:19 p.m, near 1750 East Karen Avenue.

According to reports, several children were riding their bicycles on the west side of the street when one of the young riders crossed paths with a passing U-Haul box truck. The collision threw the boy to the ground, where he was run over by the U-Haul truck. The driver allegedly checked on the victim before fleeing the scene.

Responding medics transported the child to Sunrise Hospital’s Trauma Unit, where he died as a result of his injuries. Police later identified the child as 6-year-old Jamall Dupree Anderson Jr. from Las Vegas.

Officers later apprehended the hit-and-run driver, 21-year-old Michael Burdick. They booked him into the Clark County Detention Center on hit-and-run charges.

The Sweet James law firm sends their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Jamall Dupree Anderson Jr. who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.

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