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Man killed while crossing Tropicana near UNLV

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Police investigate a deadly crash on June 26, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5) Police investigate a deadly crash on June 26, 2017. (Luis Marquez/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police said they are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian near the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Monday. 

The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. on Tropicana Avenue and Wilbur Street, near Maryland Parkway.

Police said a 1999 Ford SUV was driving west on Tropicana when the driver hit a pedestrian who was crossing the road outside of a marked crosswalk. 

The 31-year-old pedestrian was taken to Sunrise Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.  

The driver of the Ford remained at the scene of the crash and did not show signs of impairment. 

Tropicana was shut down in both directions between Maryland Parkway & Wilbur. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office will later release the identity of the deceased. 

The death marked the 72 traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction. 

Stay with FOX5 News this morning for updates on this developing story.

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