Authorities identified a Portland, OR man as the pedestrian fatally struck while crossing the Interstate 15 freeway.
A cause of death was still pending for 33-year-old David Branham, the Clark County Coroner's office said.
According to Nevada Highway Patrol, Branham was attempting to cross the northbound lanes of I-15 on foot near Flamingo Road at about 5:45 a.m. Sunday, when he was hit by a sport utility vehicle taxi cab.
Branham was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other injuries with any of the occupants in the vehicle.
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