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Elderly man killed in northwest Las Vegas Valley crash

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A 78-year-old pedestrian was killed in a crash Saturday night, according to Las Vegas Metro police. 

The man was later identified by officials as Robert Gentile.

Officers responded to the incident at 9:31 p.m. at Lake Mead Boulevard and Scholar Lane, near Rampart Boulevard.

Citing evidence at the scene and witness statements, police said the pedestrian was crossing Lake Mead west of Scholar when a Honda Accord on Lake Mead struck the pedestrian. The Honda stopped in a nearby parking lot and notified police of the collision. 

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. 

Police said the pedestrian was walking outside of a marked crosswalk. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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