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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run identified

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Authorities released the name of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run motorist in west Las Vegas.

The Clark County Coroner's office said Joe Edward Collins, 60, of Las Vegas, died of multiple blunt force trauma as a result of the accident on Wednesday.

According to Las Vegas Metro police, Collins was crossing Torrey Pines Drive near Charleston Boulevard outside of a marked crosswalk about 10:30 p.m.

Collins was struck by a mid or large size sport-utility vehicle, police said. The driver did not stop following collision.

The pedestrian died as a result of the hit-and-run collision.

Police urge anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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