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Deadly auto-pedestrian crash on Boulder Highway

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Metro officers at the scene of a fatal collision on Boulder Highway on July 15, 2017. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5) Metro officers at the scene of a fatal collision on Boulder Highway on July 15, 2017. (Cherney Amhara/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Police are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in east Las Vegas Saturday morning. 

Metro responded to a reported traffic accident at the intersection of Boulder Highway and Desert Horizons Drive, near Russell Road, just before 9 a.m.

Officers said an 89-year-old pedestrian was crossing the highway at that location outside of a marked crosswalk when he was struck by a 2006 Acura TL. 

Traffic restrictions were in place at the intersection as fatal detail investigated the crash scene.

Authorities said the man was transported to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition, but later passed away at the hospital from injuries sustained in the collision.

The crash remains under investigation according to Metro. 

Stay with FOX5 for updates on this developing story.

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