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Crash involving Clark Co. truck kills pedestrian at Eastern and Warm Springs

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A woman is dead after being hit by a Clark County truck on Eastern Avenue and Warm Springs Road Tuesday morning, according to Metro Police.  (Gai Phanalasy / FOX5) A woman is dead after being hit by a Clark County truck on Eastern Avenue and Warm Springs Road Tuesday morning, according to Metro Police.  (Gai Phanalasy / FOX5)
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An elderly woman is dead after being hit by a Clark County truck on Eastern Avenue and Warm Springs Road Tuesday morning, according to Metro Police. 

The crash was reported at 11:04 a.m. near the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Warm Springs Road. According to police, a 73-year-old woman was crossing Eastern Avenue from east to west outside of a marked crosswalk. 

The woman continued to walk through an active construction zone where she was struck by a Clark County vehicle described as a 2009 Ford F250 pickup truck as it attempted to reverse, police said. 

The woman was "awake and breathing" and was transported to Sunrise Trauma where she was later pronounced dead, police said.

This marks the 87th traffic related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction for 2017.

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