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Pedestrian struck on I-15 near Sahara identified as Oregon man

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A pedestrian was hit and killed on I-15 near Sahara Avenue on May 9, 2017. (FOX5) A pedestrian was hit and killed on I-15 near Sahara Avenue on May 9, 2017. (FOX5)
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Medical examiners have identified the pedestrian hit and killed on Interstate 15 near Sahara on May 9.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office said 21-year-old Joshua Janssen, of Roseburg, Oregon, died in the incident.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol, Janssen was walking in a travel lane when he was struck by a Jeep.

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Janssen was pronounced dead at the scene, NHP said. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.

It was unknown why Janssen was in the roadway, NHP said.

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