LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol was investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian Monday morning in the south Las Vegas Valley.
According to NHP, the crash occurred near the I-15 northbound, north of Starr Avenue about 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 4.
Witnesses told NHP a white utility truck was in the shoulder with hazard lights on. The male driver was outside of truck. A utility van in the far right lane failed to maintain the lane, swerved and hit the man.
The truck driver, identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as 21-year-old Giovanni Hasakian, was pronounced dead on scene. He died of blunt trauma in an accident, the coroner ruled.
The other driver stayed on scene, NHP said.
A previous version of this story misidentified the decedent's age.
#Fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian IR15 northbound ,north of Starr Ave. one travel one open at this time , expect delays, PIO on scene . Media can stage on the Starr NB on ramp. #Fatal #DriveSafeNV #LivesAreOnTheLine #NhpSocomm pic.twitter.com/d9ersmgt1A— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) October 4, 2021