Pedestrian Pronounced Dead after Hit-and-Run Collision near Cheyenne Avenue

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 20, 2022) – Friday night, a pedestrian crash on Pecos Road claimed the life of 36-year-old Nancy Mae Jeffers.

The hit-and-run crash took place near Pecos and Cheyenne Avenue before 6:00 p.m. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

According to authorities, the driver of a silver Chevrolet Silverado with black accents struck Jeffers. Upon impact, the involved driver immediately fled the scene without rendering aid to the pedestrian.

At this time, further events leading up to the collision remain unclear.

Paramedics arrived and transported the severely injured victim to UMC hospital. However, the victim later died due to extent of injuries sustained.

The surrounding area was closed off during cleanup and preliminary duties before it was later reopened.

Jeffers’ death marks the 2nd traffic-related death in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2022.

Meanwhile, the police are still searching for the vehicle involved. Further circumstances surrounding the fatal pedestrian crash are still under active investigation.


The team at Sweet James sends their warm and sincerest sympathies out to the friends and family of Nancy Mae Jeffers. May the memories of your loved one give you strength in the days ahead.


The death of a family member in a pedestrian accident is always a traumatic experience for the surviving family. At Sweet James, they understand that no amount of money can make up for the tragic loss of a loved one. However, it is important that the family understands and protects their rights. Their wrongful death attorneys understand that the legal issues impose challenges to those involved. They are here to help you through the legal process so that you can focus on the concerns and needs of your family. Call their office today to find out how we can help you at (800) 975-3435 . Click here to request a police report.

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