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9-year-old hit, killed after running alongside a car in northeast Las Vegas

Police said a 9-year-old boy fell in the street and was run over by the rear wheel of his mother's car after running alongside it. (Source: KVVU)
Published: May. 16, 2022 at 3:44 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - Update: The juvenile in this incident has been identified as Julian Casino, and his death has been ruled an accident by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.

Original story below:

A juvenile was hit by a car in a residential neighborhood in Las Vegas Monday afternoon.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said the incident happened around 3:16 p.m. May 16 in the 6300 block of Pavestone Lane, near Charleston and Hollywood Boulevards.

Police said a 9-year-old boy was running alongside his mother who was driving a red car. The boy fell onto the street and was run over by the rear wheel of his mother’s car, police said. The boy was taken to Sunrise Hospital, however he was later pronounced dead, police said.

Police said the boy’s mother showed no signs of impairment and remained on scene.

The death marks the 53 traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for 2022. The collision remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Collision Investigation Section.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.